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Ohio River at Newburgh Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.52 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.65 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.42 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.44 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.5 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.2 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.16 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.07 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14.03 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.83 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.83 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.74 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.71 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.2 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.17 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.05 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 13.02 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.97 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.32 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.27 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.25 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.14 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.17 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.35 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.58 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.88 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 12.97 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.04 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.13 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 13.99 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.08 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.06 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.1 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.39 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.45 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.52 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.55 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.56 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.59 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.57 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.65 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.69 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.71 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.73 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.78 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.78 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.81 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.81 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.81 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.81 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.86 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 14.98 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.01 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.02 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.01 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.08 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.02 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 15.05 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.07 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.08 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.03 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.1 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.11 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.06 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.1 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.11 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.1 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.1 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.09 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.23 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 9:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.2 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.29 ft at 10:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 10:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.25 ft at 11:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.21 ft at 11:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 12:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.21 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.2 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.19 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 15.31 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.18 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.17 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.24 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.11 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.11 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.2 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.14 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.01 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.99 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 15.04 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.93 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.95 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.95 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.93 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.91 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.94 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.97 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 11:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.92 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 11:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 12:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 12:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.82 ft at 1:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.82 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.89 ft at 1:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.84 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.79 ft at 2:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.78 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 2:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.67 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.62 ft at 3:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 3:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.55 ft at 4:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.56 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.54 ft at 4:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.52 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.51 ft at 5:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.53 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.44 ft at 5:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.4 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.46 ft at 6:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.4 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 6:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.36 ft at 7:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.39 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 7:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 8:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 8:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.29 ft at 9:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.31 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 9:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 10:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.16 ft at 10:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 14.05 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 14.4 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 14.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.1 ft 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 14.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 14.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 14.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 13.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 13.3 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 13.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNBGI3(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:46AM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:37AM Jul 29)Latest observed value: 14.05 ft at 11:00 AM CDT 29-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 38 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Newburgh Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:56
Moderate Flood Stage:48
Flood Stage:38
Action Stage:35

Historical Crests
(1) 56.60 ft on 01/31/1937
(2) 50.90 ft on 03/12/1945
(3) 50.70 ft on 04/01/1913
(4) 50.53 ft on 03/09/1997
(5) 50.40 ft on 03/16/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.10 ft on 10/16/1929
(2) 4.80 ft on 11/03/1923
(3) 5.40 ft on 09/18/1928
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56.6 This flood will exceed the highest stage on record. Evacuations of homes and businesses becomes necessary. Many roads are water covered and impassable.
48 Water approaches part of IN 66 about 1 mile downstream from the lock and dam.
46 Highway 662 near the old Lock and Dam 47 begins to flood. This is approximately 1/2 mile downstream from the current lock and dam.
38 Minor flooding occurs. The river is 2500 feet wide and begins covering agricultural land on the Kentucky side.
35 Soughs between the Ohio and Green Rivers on the Kentucky side begin to fill.
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(1) Newburgh Lock and Dam
(2) Ohio River Upstream
(3) Ohio River Downstream
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Latitude: 37.928333° N, Longitude: 87.375000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 38 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 330 ft 368 ft  

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