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Ohio River at Cannelton Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 23.7 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.65 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.63 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.55 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.53 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.51 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.46 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.45 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.42 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.39 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.38 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.37 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.35 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.34 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.32 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.33 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.31 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.29 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.27 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.27 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.26 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.22 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.21 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.21 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.21 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.2 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.19 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.19 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.19 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.19 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.15 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.13 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.1 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.09 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.07 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.06 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.05 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.05 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.04 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23.02 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 23 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.99 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.99 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.98 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.98 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.95 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.93 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.92 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.9 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.89 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.88 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.87 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.87 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.88 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.83 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.75 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.72 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.7 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.67 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.63 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.62 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.6 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.6 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.55 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.53 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.53 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.51 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.5 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.49 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.48 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.47 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.46 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.46 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.46 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.45 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.44 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.43 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.44 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.42 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.41 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.42 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.41 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.39 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 22.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.39 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.38 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.37 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.37 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.37 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.34 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.36 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.34 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.33 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.33 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.33 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.33 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.29 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.29 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.3 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.3 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.29 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.29 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.27 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.29 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.26 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.23 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.17 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.13 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.11 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.09 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.09 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.05 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.03 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22.02 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 22 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.97 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.96 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.96 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.96 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.95 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.96 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.91 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.89 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.89 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.88 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.83 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.78 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.75 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.74 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.69 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.67 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.66 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.65 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.63 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.62 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.61 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.59 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.6 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.58 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.57 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.55 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.55 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.54 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.54 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.53 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.52 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.51 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.5 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.5 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.49 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.49 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.48 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.5 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.48 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.47 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.47 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.46 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.41 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.38 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.35 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.33 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.31 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.31 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.3 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.27 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.29 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.25 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.23 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.24 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 21.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.19 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.2 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.19 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.19 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.2 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.18 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.17 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.14 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.16 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.15 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.13 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.12 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.11 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.11 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.12 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.1 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.09 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.09 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.1 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.07 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.07 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.07 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.07 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 21.01 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.97 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.94 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.91 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.9 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.88 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.85 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.83 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.83 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.81 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.8 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.79 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.78 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.77 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.77 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.77 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.76 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.75 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.74 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.74 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.74 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.73 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.72 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.72 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.72 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.71 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.71 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.7 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.7 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.69 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.69 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.7 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.65 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.69 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.66 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.65 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.65 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.65 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.63 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.58 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.58 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.55 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.51 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.51 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.5 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.51 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.49 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.47 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.46 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.47 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.45 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.43 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.43 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.42 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.41 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.4 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.38 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.38 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.38 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 20.37 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 20.37 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 20.37 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 20.35 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 20.35 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 20.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 20 ft 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 19.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 19.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 19.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 18.7 ft 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 18.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 18.4 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 18.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 18 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 17.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 17.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 17.2 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 16.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 16.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 16.3 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014USACE - US Army Corps of EngineersCNNI3(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (1:20AM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 2:00PM Apr 17)Latest observed value: 20.35 ft at 1:00 AM EDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 42 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Cannelton Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:50
Moderate Flood Stage:46
Flood Stage:42
Action Stage:40

Historical Crests
(1) 60.80 ft on 01/27/1937
(2) 54.40 ft on 03/08/1945
(3) 53.90 ft on 03/08/1964
(4) 53.80 ft on 04/01/1913
(5) 52.42 ft on 03/08/1997
(6) 51.30 ft on 04/20/1948
(7) 49.30 ft on 04/28/2011
(8) 49.08 ft on 12/15/1978
(9) 48.90 ft on 03/24/1943
(10) 48.80 ft on 03/06/1962
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Low Water Records
(1) 9.00 ft on 09/16/1985
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63 Water reaches top of the levee at Hawesville KY. Large sections of highways 66 and 60 are closed.
51 Locks are closed. Large sections large of highway 66 flood. Highway 60 floods between Cloverport and Hawesville.
42 Agricultural flooding begins near Cloverport and Cannelton. Highway 66 floods near Derby and Dexter. Rocky Point Girl Scout camp is affected.
39 Highway 66 floods near Derby - Dexter area.
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Latitude: 37.899444° N, Longitude: 86.705556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 42 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 29 347.33 389.33 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 348 ft 390 ft Ohio River Datum 1913

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