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Forecasts for the Guyandotte River at Pineville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height estimated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 using the NGS VERTCON conversion program

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 21.01 ft on 07/08/2001
(2) 17.76 ft on 04/05/1977
(3) 15.25 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 14.70 ft on 01/29/1957
(5) 13.76 ft on 05/16/1996
(6) 13.58 ft on 02/28/1955
(7) 13.50 ft on 05/09/2009
(8) 13.20 ft on 05/17/2001
(9) 13.10 ft on 03/06/1955
(10) 12.20 ft on 03/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.50 ft on 02/06/2020
(2) 11.40 ft on 02/11/2018
(3) 12.20 ft on 03/05/2015
(4) 13.50 ft on 05/09/2009
(5) 21.01 ft on 07/08/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.03 ft on 10/24/1949
(2) 1.04 ft on 07/05/1948
(3) 1.12 ft on 06/12/1947
(4) 1.14 ft on 09/16/1954
(5) 1.19 ft on 11/02/1950
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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23 The parking lot and fire house building on the right downstream side of the riverbank near the bridge starts to flood.
22 The public swimming pool on the left upstream side of the river next to the bridge starts to flood.
20 The bottom of the pineville police department building on right downstream side of the river starts to flood.
18 Very serious flooding starts to occur throughout Pineville, mainly in the lower sections along the river and Rockcastle Creek.
13 Homes and some businesses along Rockcastle Creek near Pine Aveneue and Main Street start to flood due to backwater from the Guyandotte. Also, some homes start to flood one quarter mile downstream from the river gage near the confluence of the Williams Branch Creek and the Guyandotte River.
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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast vs. River Potential
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 day graphics.

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