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Ohio River at Newburgh Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 17.16 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.08 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.06 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.08 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.11 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.11 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.15 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.21 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.06 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.94 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 12:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.94 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.9 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.87 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.79 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.79 ft at 2:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.78 ft at 3:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.76 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.75 ft at 3:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.74 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.73 ft at 4:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.72 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.74 ft at 4:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.7 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 5:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 5:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.69 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.76 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.64 ft at 7:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.69 ft at 7:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 7:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.67 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 8:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.67 ft at 8:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.67 ft at 8:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.67 ft at 9:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 9:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 9:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 10:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 10:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 10:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 11:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 11:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 11:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 11:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 12:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 12:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.7 ft at 12:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.84 ft at 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 1:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.95 ft at 1:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.96 ft at 1:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 2:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 2:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 2:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 2:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 3:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.08 ft at 3:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 3:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 4:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 4:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 4:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.15 ft at 5:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 5:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.17 ft at 5:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 6:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 6:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.23 ft at 6:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 6:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.21 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.23 ft at 7:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 7:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 7:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.35 ft at 8:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.28 ft at 8:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.27 ft at 8:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.28 ft at 8:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.3 ft at 9:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.37 ft at 9:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.38 ft at 9:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 9:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 10:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 10:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 10:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 10:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 11:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 11:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 11:30AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 11:45AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 12:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 12:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.56 ft at 12:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.57 ft at 12:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.66 ft at 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.66 ft at 1:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.7 ft at 1:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.73 ft at 1:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.72 ft at 2:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.76 ft at 2:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.74 ft at 2:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.77 ft at 2:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 3:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.81 ft at 3:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.81 ft at 3:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.84 ft at 3:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.83 ft at 4:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 4:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.83 ft at 4:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.86 ft at 5:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.86 ft at 5:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 5:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.91 ft at 5:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 6:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 6:15PM Nov 28, 2014Highest Observation: 17.99 ft at 6:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 6:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 7:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 7:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 7:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 8:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 8:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 8:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.91 ft at 8:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 9:00PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 9:15PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 9:30PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.94 ft at 9:45PM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 10:00PM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 17.4 ft 12:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 6:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 12:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 6:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 12:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 6:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 17.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 17 ft 6:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 16.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 16.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 16.5 ft 12:00PM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 16.3 ft 6:00PM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 16.1 ft 12:00AM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 15.9 ft 6:00AM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 15.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 15.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 02, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 12:00AM Dec 03, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 03, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 12:00PM Dec 03, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 6:00PM Dec 03, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 04, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 6:00AM Dec 04, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 12:00PM Dec 04, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 6:00PM Dec 04, 2014Forecast: 15.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 05, 2014Forecast: 15.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 05, 2014Forecast: 15.3 ft 12:00PM Dec 05, 2014Forecast: 15.3 ft 6:00PM Dec 05, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNBGI3(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:01PM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:55AM Nov 28)Latest observed value: 17.93 ft at 10:00 PM CST 28-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 38 ft
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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 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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 41.71 ft on 02/27/2014
(2) 41.80 ft on 12/28/2013
(3) 38.24 ft on 03/22/2013
(4) 40.83 ft on 02/06/2013
(5) 40.17 ft on 01/21/2013
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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
Reference Frame
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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