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Cuyahoga River at Independence Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesINDO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:46AM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:35AM Apr 18)Latest observed value: 4.45 ft at 6:30 AM EDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cuyahoga River at Independence are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Garfield Heights
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:18.5
Moderate Flood Stage:17
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:14

Historical Crests
(1) 23.29 ft on 06/23/2006
(2) 22.73 ft on 02/28/2011
(3) 22.41 ft on 01/22/1959
(4) 22.06 ft on 09/15/1979
(5) 21.77 ft on 12/30/1990
(6) 21.66 ft on 05/22/2004
(7) 21.12 ft on 07/22/2003
(8) 20.70 ft on 02/17/1976
(9) 20.64 ft on 01/06/2007
(10) 20.64 ft on 08/13/1994
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.18 ft on 06/30/1989
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27 THE RIVER GAGE IS FLOODED. HISTORIC FLOODING IN THE VALLEY.
24 RECORD FLOODING EXPECTED. HIGHEST RECORDED CREST OF 23.33 FEET RESULTED IN SIGNFICANT FLOOD LOSSES. SEVERAL HOMES AND BUSINESSES NEAR THE RIVER WILL BE FLOODED. 500 YEAR FLOOD.
22 SEVERAL HOMES ALONG THE CUYAHOGA RIVER FLOODED WITH MAJOR LOSSES.
21 100 YEAR FLOOD. PROPERTY ALONG CANAL...FRANCES...MURRAY...ROCKSIDE...AND CLOVERLEAF ROADS IN THE VILLAGE OF VALLEY VIEW INUNDATED.
18.5 EXTENSIVE FLOODING OCCURS ALONG GLEESON... CHARLES... FRANCES... AND STONE STREETS. CANAL ROAD WILL BE FLOODED IN PORTIONS OF VALLEY VIEW. MANY ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.
17 WATER REACHES MURRAY AND FOSDICK ROADS IN VALLEY VIEW. PORTIONS OF EXCHANGE ROAD, WALL STREET, AND CLOVERLEAF ROAD INUNDATED.
16 FLOODWATERS BEGIN ENCROACHING ON CANAL ROAD IN THE VILLAGE OF VALLEY VIEW.
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Latitude: 41.395278° N, Longitude: 81.630000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 583.57 ft 599.57 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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