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Cuyahoga River at Old Portage Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOLPO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:01PM Nov 25, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.29 ft at 10:00 PM EST 25-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 10.5 ft
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NOTE: Impact statements listed below may not be representative during times of ice jam flooding.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cuyahoga River at Old Portage 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
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10.5
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.28 ft on 07/10/2013
(2) 13.74 ft on 05/22/2004
(3) 13.29 ft on 09/14/1979
(4) 13.19 ft on 07/19/2011
(5) 12.80 ft on 05/13/2014
(6) 12.64 ft on 07/21/2003
(7) 12.28 ft on 07/11/1976
(8) 11.61 ft on 02/28/2011
(9) 11.54 ft on 01/21/1959
(10) 11.27 ft on 01/06/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.80 ft on 05/13/2014
(2) 14.28 ft on 07/10/2013
(3) 10.27 ft on 07/26/2012
(4) 13.19 ft on 07/19/2011
(5) 11.61 ft on 02/28/2011
(6) 9.40 ft on 02/12/2009
(7) 11.00 ft on 02/06/2008 (P)
(8) 10.50 ft on 08/20/2007 (P)
(9) 9.17 ft on 03/02/2007 (P)
(10) 9.66 ft on 06/22/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.50 ft on 10/04/1988

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20 River gage flooded. This is a dangerous situation. Major flooding will occur in Cuyahoga and Munroe Falls and in the Village of Silver Lake.
18 500 year flood level. Major flooding at the Akron Water Pollution Plant facilities. Several low lying roads adjacent to the river blocked off by flood waters. Parks and golf courses by the river inundated.
16 100 year flood level.
13 Facilities at the Akron Water Treatment and Pollution Control Plant are impacted. Water inundates low lying park land adjacent to the river. Low lying roads adjacent to the river will be threatened.
11 Floodwaters will begin to affect areas along the Cuyahoga River in Cuyahoga Falls and in Munroe Falls near Kennedy Park.
10.5 Water inundates the water treatment plant property in Akron. Low lying land adjacent to the river flooded.
10 Flooding begins in low lying areas near the river.
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Latitude: 41.135556° N, Longitude: 81.547222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 740.11 ft 749.11 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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