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Ohio River at New Cumberland Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.66 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.63 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.56 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.47 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.41 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.31 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.25 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.18 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.25 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.27 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.3 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.4 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.43 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.46 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.5 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.53 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.58 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.61 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.66 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.72 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.79 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.81 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.83 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.88 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 14.89 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 14.82 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.8 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.74 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.72 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.71 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.69 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.66 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.66 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.65 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.63 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.63 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.63 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.61 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.62 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.63 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.47 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.43 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.38 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.3 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.29 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.16 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.1 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.08 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.13 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.06 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 14.03 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 13.74 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.54 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.52 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 11:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 1:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 2:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 3:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 4:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 5:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 6:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.77 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.83 ft at 7:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.83 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.86 ft at 8:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 9:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.97 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.89 ft at 10:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 13.93 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 13.2 ft 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 13.3 ft 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 13.2 ft 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 12.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 12.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 12.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014NCUW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:32PM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:57PM Oct 25)Latest observed value: 13.93 ft at 11:00 PM EDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 36 ft
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NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall/snowmelt. Forecast stages may be different if the actual rainfall/snowmelt is different than the forecast rainfall/snowmelt.

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

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:39
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:36
Action Stage:26.6

Historical Crests
(1) 54.30 ft on 03/19/1936
(2) 50.20 ft on 12/31/1942
(3) 46.50 ft on 01/26/1937
(4) 45.70 ft on 03/11/1964
(5) 45.60 ft on 01/10/1996
(6) 45.60 ft on 03/07/1945
(7) 45.50 ft on 04/27/1937
(8) 45.40 ft on 06/24/1972
(9) 44.90 ft on 10/17/1954
(10) 44.50 ft on 09/19/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 01/01/1980

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45 Flood waters are approximately one foot deep at the flood indicator pole near the old Senior Center on Route 2
42 Lock walls overtopped. Flood waters are approximately one foot deep at the flood indicator pole near Harrison and South Chester Streets
41 Flood waters are approximately one foot deep at the flood indicator pole near Jefferson Street and Route 2
40 Flood waters are approximately one foot deep at the flood indicator pole near Adams Street and Route 2
39 Flood waters are approximately one foot deep near the flood indicator pole on South Chestnut Street at the bottom of Chelsea Hill
38 Flood waters are approximately one foot deep near the flood indicator pole on May Street
37 Navigation suspended, lock out of service. Flood waters are approximately one foot deep near the flood pole indicator at the south end of South Chestnut Street
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Latitude: 40.528056° N, Longitude: 80.625833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 36 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 632 ft 668 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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