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Allegheny River at Olean Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.87 ft at 11:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.53 ft at 10:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.52 ft at 11:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.51 ft at 11:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.51 ft at 11:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.4 ft at 10:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.4 ft at 10:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.4 ft at 10:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.4 ft at 10:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.39 ft at 11:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.39 ft at 11:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 12:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 12:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.35 ft at 1:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.33 ft at 1:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.31 ft at 2:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.31 ft at 2:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.3 ft at 2:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.29 ft at 3:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.28 ft at 3:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.27 ft at 3:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.25 ft at 4:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.24 ft at 4:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.23 ft at 4:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.12 ft at 6:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 6:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 7:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.04 ft at 8:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 8:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 10:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 11:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 11:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 12:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 12:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 12:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 12:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 1:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 1:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 3:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 3:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 3:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 3:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 4:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 4:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 4:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.16 ft at 5:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.19 ft at 6:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 6:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 7:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 8:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.18 ft at 12:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.18 ft at 12:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.17 ft at 12:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.15 ft at 1:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 1:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 1:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.13 ft at 3:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.1 ft at 5:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 5:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.09 ft at 5:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 5:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 6:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 6:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 6:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.01 ft at 8:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.01 ft at 8:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.01 ft at 9:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.01 ft at 9:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 10:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 10:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:15AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 11:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:45AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 12:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 12:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 12:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 12:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.03 ft at 1:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 1.01 ft at 1:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.99 ft at 2:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.94 ft at 2:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.9 ft at 3:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.87 ft at 3:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.86 ft at 3:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.85 ft at 4:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.83 ft at 4:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.82 ft at 4:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.82 ft at 5:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.82 ft at 6:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.83 ft at 7:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.83 ft at 7:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:45PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:15PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:30PM Feb 13, 2016Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00AM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 0.9 ft 7:00AM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 1 ft 1:00PM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 1 ft 7:00PM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 0.9 ft 7:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 0.8 ft 1:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 0.8 ft 7:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 0.7 ft 1:00AM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 0.7 ft 7:00AM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 0.7 ft 1:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00PM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00PM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 0.4 ft 1:00AM Feb 18, 2016Forecast: 0.4 ft 7:00AM Feb 18, 2016Forecast: 0.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 18, 2016Forecast: 0.4 ft 7:00PM Feb 18, 2016OLNN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:46PM Feb 13, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 7:57PM Feb 13)Latest observed value: 0.84 ft at 9:30 PM EST 13-Feb-2016. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Impact statements listed below may not be representative during times of ice jam flooding.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Allegheny River at Olean are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.20 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 21.30 ft on 07/19/1942
(3) 17.50 ft on 03/08/1956
(4) 17.30 ft on 05/29/1946
(5) 16.60 ft on 01/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.74 ft on 12/03/2010
(2) 10.34 ft on 03/11/2009
(3) 13.60 ft on 03/16/2007
(4) 11.60 ft on 03/22/2003
(5) 13.50 ft on 01/10/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.50 ft on 08/03/1999
(2) -1.00 ft on 09/01/1998
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23 Extreme flood, extensive residential flooding begins, especially upstream from Union Street bridge. Some evacuations necessary. Serious flooding upstream through Portville. Dikes overwhelmed.
21 Major flood, protective dikes begin to be topped. Some roadway flooding in residential areas of city begins, especially upstream. Serious flooding in areas unprotected by dikes including portions of Portville.
15 Moderate flood, water affects Riverview School of Aviation, 1.5 miles upstream of Union Street bridge. Local flooding occurs in areas unprotected by dikes including portions of Portville upstream.
12 Minor flood, water overflows onto East Riverside Drive 1 to 3 miles upstream from Union Street bridge.
10 Flood stage, farm lands and roads several miles from Olean flood slightly. No damages.
8 Action stage, high flows. No flooding.
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Latitude: 42.072222° N, Longitude: 78.451944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 1401.12 ft 1411.12 ft  

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