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Ohio River at McAlpine Lower Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 15.25 ft at 7:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.27 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.26 ft at 8:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.26 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.26 ft at 8:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.26 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.26 ft at 9:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.27 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.27 ft at 9:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.27 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.3 ft at 10:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.36 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.41 ft at 10:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.44 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.47 ft at 11:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.51 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.6 ft at 11:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 15.67 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.72 ft at 12:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.77 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.8 ft at 12:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.82 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.86 ft at 1:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.9 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.96 ft at 1:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 15.99 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.02 ft at 2:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.05 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.08 ft at 2:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.15 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.22 ft at 3:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.32 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.42 ft at 3:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.44 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.46 ft at 4:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.48 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.52 ft at 4:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.57 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.6 ft at 5:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.64 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.67 ft at 5:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.72 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.78 ft at 6:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.82 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.88 ft at 6:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 16.92 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.03 ft at 7:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.07 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.17 ft at 8:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.35 ft at 8:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.39 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.4 ft at 9:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.4 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.4 ft at 9:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.41 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.5 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.51 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.51 ft at 10:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.54 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.57 ft at 11:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.57 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.57 ft at 11:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.57 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.57 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.58 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.54 ft at 12:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.54 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.54 ft at 1:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.53 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.53 ft at 1:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.53 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.55 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.6 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.6 ft at 2:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.62 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.74 ft at 3:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.78 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.76 ft at 3:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.75 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.8 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.82 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.81 ft at 5:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.81 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 5:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.87 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 6:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.85 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.85 ft at 6:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.85 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.85 ft at 7:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 7:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.86 ft at 8:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.88 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.88 ft at 8:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.88 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.92 ft at 9:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.94 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.94 ft at 9:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.92 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 10:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.96 ft at 10:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 11:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.97 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 11:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 17.94 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.93 ft at 12:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.93 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 12:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 1:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 1:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.97 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.96 ft at 2:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 2:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 3:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 3:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18 ft at 3:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.01 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.02 ft at 4:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.03 ft at 4:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.03 ft at 4:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.04 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 5:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.06 ft at 5:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.06 ft at 5:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.07 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.07 ft at 6:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.08 ft at 6:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.08 ft at 6:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.09 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.1 ft at 7:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.11 ft at 7:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.13 ft at 7:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.11 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.07 ft at 8:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.02 ft at 8:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.07 ft at 8:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.04 ft at 9:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.01 ft at 9:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.04 ft at 9:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 10:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.01 ft at 10:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 10:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.97 ft at 11:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.97 ft at 11:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.02 ft at 11:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 12:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.03 ft at 12:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 1:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 1:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 1:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 17.98 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 3:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.06 ft at 3:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.05 ft at 3:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.08 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.11 ft at 4:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.12 ft at 4:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.17 ft at 5:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.27 ft at 5:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.6 ft at 5:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.78 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.79 ft at 6:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.74 ft at 6:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.72 ft at 6:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.72 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.72 ft at 7:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.73 ft at 7:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.8 ft at 7:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.87 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.9 ft at 8:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 18.98 ft at 8:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.02 ft at 8:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.04 ft at 9:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.05 ft at 9:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.08 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.1 ft at 10:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.11 ft at 10:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.13 ft at 10:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.2 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2016Highest Observation: 19.21 ft at 11:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.19 ft at 11:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.18 ft at 11:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 19.16 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.16 ft at 12:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.15 ft at 12:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.12 ft at 12:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.1 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.09 ft at 1:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.07 ft at 1:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.06 ft at 1:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.05 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.98 ft at 2:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.97 ft at 2:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.95 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.94 ft at 3:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.94 ft at 3:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.99 ft at 3:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19.01 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 19 ft at 4:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.99 ft at 4:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.97 ft at 4:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.94 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.88 ft at 5:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.87 ft at 5:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.81 ft at 5:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.75 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.7 ft at 6:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.64 ft at 6:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.6 ft at 6:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.54 ft at 7:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.52 ft at 7:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.46 ft at 7:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.39 ft at 7:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.31 ft at 8:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.28 ft at 8:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.18 ft at 8:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 18.08 ft at 9:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.99 ft at 9:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.95 ft at 9:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.85 ft at 9:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.7 ft at 10:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.6 ft at 10:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.5 ft at 10:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.38 ft at 10:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.34 ft at 11:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.25 ft at 11:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.15 ft at 11:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.06 ft at 11:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 17.05 ft at 12:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.98 ft at 12:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.88 ft at 12:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.8 ft at 12:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.74 ft at 1:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.69 ft at 1:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.65 ft at 1:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.59 ft at 1:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.54 ft at 2:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.49 ft at 2:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.44 ft at 2:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.44 ft at 2:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.39 ft at 3:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.34 ft at 3:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.32 ft at 3:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.31 ft at 3:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.26 ft at 4:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.17 ft at 4:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.14 ft at 4:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.11 ft at 5:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.06 ft at 5:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 16.02 ft at 5:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.98 ft at 5:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.96 ft at 6:00PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.92 ft at 6:15PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.91 ft at 6:30PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.86 ft at 6:45PM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 15.85 ft at 7:00PM Dec 05, 2016Forecast: 16.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 15.9 ft 7:00AM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 15.4 ft 1:00PM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 15.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 15.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 15.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 15.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 15.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 15.7 ft 7:00AM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 15.9 ft 1:00PM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 16.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 16.8 ft 1:00AM Dec 09, 2016Forecast: 17.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 09, 2016Forecast: 18.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 09, 2016Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00PM Dec 09, 2016Forecast: 19.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 10, 2016Highest Forecast: 19.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 10, 2016USACE - US Army Corps of EngineersMLPK2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (7:37PM Dec 5, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 9:35AM Dec 5)Latest observed value: 15.85 ft at 7:00 PM EST 5-Dec-2016. Flood Stage is 55 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 McAlpine Lower are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 73
Moderate Flood Stage: 65
Flood Stage: 55
Action Stage: 53
Low Stage (in feet): 9

Historic Crests
(1) 85.44 ft on 01/27/1937
(2) 74.40 ft on 02/16/1884
(3) 74.40 ft on 03/07/1945
(4) 73.46 ft on 03/13/1964
(5) 72.70 ft on 04/02/1913
(6) 72.20 ft on 02/16/1883
(7) 70.47 ft on 03/07/1997
(8) 69.60 ft on 02/21/1832
(9) 69.10 ft on 01/22/1907
(10) 68.80 ft on 12/17/1847
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 61.29 ft on 03/16/2015 (P)
(2) 62.88 ft on 04/27/2011
(3) 57.83 ft on 03/12/2011
(4) 57.56 ft on 03/21/2008
(5) 59.09 ft on 01/12/2005
(6) 55.07 ft on 01/08/2004
(7) 54.69 ft on 03/24/2002
(8) 70.47 ft on 03/07/1997
(9) 55.30 ft on 05/12/1996
(10) 59.36 ft on 01/26/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.80 ft on 07/30/1925
(2) 1.60 ft on 10/17/1872
(3) 2.00 ft on 10/19/1895
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88.5 The flood will reach the top of the floodwall. A large part of downtown Louisville floods. Parts of I-64 and I-65 flood. Homes along 31W (Dixie Highway) are destroyed. New Albany and Clarksville will suffer major damage.
76 US 31W (Dixie Highway) closed at floodgate.
74 Houk Lane is closed at floodgate.
71 KY 44 is closed.
66 Lock is closed. Floodgates at Riverport are closed.
65 Parts of US 31W (Dixie Highway) flood from I-265 (Gene Synder Freeway) interchange to West Point KY. Riverfront parks in Clarksville and New Albany flood.
59 Overbrook Rd. floods south of Lake Dreamland Rd.
58 IN 111 floods upstream of Bridgeport.
55 Parks and riverfront areas in Clarksville and New Albany flood. Some yards along US 31W (Dixie Highway) from Pleasure Ridge Park to West Point KY flood.
Photos
(1) Gage House
(2) Lower Pool Staff Gage on South Lock Wall
(3) Upper Section of Staff Gage on Gage House
(4) Lower Section of Staff Gage on Gage House
(5) North Lock Chamber
(6) South Lock Chamber
(7) Another View of South Lock Chamber
(8) South Lock Upper Gate
(9) Looking Upstream at Lock Chambers from Gage House
(10) Bridge Over Lock
(11) Old Lock Office
(12) Public Overlook Area
(13) Repair Station Area
(14) Looking Downstream From Gage House
(15) Hydro Outlet
(16) Another View of Hydro Outlet
(17) Falls of the Ohio from Fossil Bed
(18) Falls of the Ohio from Parking Lot Hill
(19) Falls of the Ohio Upstream from Overlook
(20) Falls of the Ohio Downstream from Overlook
(21) Falls of the Ohio Outlet
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Latitude: 38.280278° N, Longitude: 85.799167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 55 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 29 373.18 428.18 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 374 ft 429 ft Ohio River Datum 1913

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