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Weather Forecast Office Wilmington, OH
Ohio River Forecast Center
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Graphical forecasts are not available for the South Fork Licking River (OH) at Buckeye Lake Pool.
During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the
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Low Water Records
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If a crest of at least 10 feet also occurs along the south fork of the Licking near Kirkersville with this lake elevation...exit ramp and lane restrictions will likely occur along Interstate 70 near the route 79 exit. Flooding also occurs near Buckeye Lake Estates and the KOA campground. If a crest of at least 11 feet occurs along the south fork of the Licking at Kirkersvile...the combination of the crest at Kirkersville and a 892.8 lake level will likely result in westbound and eastbound lane closures.
If a crest of at least 10 feet was observed at Kirkersville...the combined outflow from Buckeye Lake and the high water at Kirkersville will result in some flooding along Interstate 70 near the route 79 exit. Mainly eastbound lanes and exit ramps will be impacted. If the Kirkersville crest is greater than 11 feet combined with an 892.5 level at the lake...truck traffic may also need to be rerouted off the interstate.
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Latitude: 39.904722° N, Longitude: 82.528333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Wilmington Weather Forecast Office
1901 South State Route 134
Wilmington, OH 45177
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