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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Gauley River at Camden-on-Gauley are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.75 ft on 06/24/2016
(2) 27.38 ft on 07/04/1932
(3) 23.70 ft on 12/15/1901
(4) 23.12 ft on 11/04/1985
(5) 22.65 ft on 11/19/2003
(6) 22.18 ft on 01/19/1996
(7) 21.68 ft on 06/10/1981
(8) 20.53 ft on 08/31/1984
(9) 19.90 ft on 11/13/2003
(10) 19.72 ft on 12/02/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.75 ft on 06/24/2016
(2) 16.87 ft on 01/31/2013
(3) 19.10 ft on 11/30/2005
(4) 22.65 ft on 11/19/2003
(5) 19.90 ft on 11/13/2003
(6) 22.18 ft on 01/19/1996
(7) 19.72 ft on 12/02/1991
(8) 18.90 ft on 04/26/1989
(9) 23.12 ft on 11/04/1985
(10) 20.53 ft on 08/31/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.90 ft on 09/17/1929
(2) -0.87 ft on 11/11/1915
(3) 0.54 ft on 09/24/1930
(4) 0.84 ft on 09/04/1953
(5) 0.84 ft on 10/01/1954
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25 Almost all the streets, residences, and business sections of Camden-on-the-Gauley are flooded.
23 Sections of State Route 20, homes, and buildings are flooded on both sides of the river. Old RR tracks/trail near Allingdale flooded.
20 State Route 20, homes, buildings on both sides of the river are flooded.
19 Homes and building on Coon Creek Street and Bridge Street are flooded.
(1) Camden Wellhouse Gage
(2) Coon Creek and Bridge Streets flooded at 19ft.
(3) Coon Creek Homes flooded at 19 and 20 feet.
(4) Route 20, homes, buildings and Falls Chapel Church flooded at 19 and 21 feet.
(5) Route 20 and buildings start to flood above 22 feet.
(6) Areal View of Camden-On-Gauley

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