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Cuyahoga River at Independence Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.99 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.23 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.49 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.64 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 9.9 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.41 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 7.9 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 6.9 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 2:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00AM Aug 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesINDO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:16PM Jul 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:48AM Jul 28)Latest observed value: 6.29 ft at 3:30 PM EDT 28-Jul-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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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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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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