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Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:15PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:45PM Apr 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.84 ft at 1:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.75 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.78 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.78 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.82 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.84 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.87 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.92 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2017Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2017Highest Observation: 5.41 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.82 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2017Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.12 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.11 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.11 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.99 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 3.99 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.25 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2017Forecast: 4.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2017Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2017Highest Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2017Highest Forecast: 4.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2017Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00PM Apr 26, 2017Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00PM Apr 26, 2017Forecast: 4.4 ft 2:00AM Apr 27, 2017Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 27, 2017Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 27, 2017Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 27, 2017Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 28, 2017Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 28, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOPLP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:47PM Apr 23, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:31PM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 4.64 ft at 10:15 PM EDT 23-Apr-2017. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.75 ft on 03/14/2010 (P)
(2) 13.43 ft on 03/04/2015
(3) 13.30 ft on 03/18/1936
(4) 13.00 ft on 03/29/1924
(5) 11.36 ft on 05/19/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.11 ft on 03/15/2015
(2) 13.43 ft on 03/04/2015
(3) 11.36 ft on 05/19/2011
(4) 14.75 ft on 03/14/2010 (P)
(5) 13.30 ft on 03/18/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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39 Flooding begins in the parking lot at the top of Rafter Put-In Trail.
30 Water reaches Youghiogheny River Bike Trail.
25 Water reaches railraod tracks along right downsteam bank upstream of Route 381 bridge.
22 Route 381 flooded in Ohiopyle.
20 Flooding begins at the waste water treatment plant.
16.5 Water reaches steel girders under Route 381 bridge near left downstream bank.
14 Water approaches walkway in Ohiopyle State Park upstream of falls.
10 The Lower Yough below Ohiopyle is closed to all guided and unguided rafting.
8 The Middle Yough from Confluence to Ohiopyle is closed to all guided and unguided rafting. Only guided rafting is permitted in the Lower Yough below Ohiopyle.
6 No unguided rafts or duckies are permitted in the Middle Yough from Confluence to Ohiopyle.
4 Only guided tours with larger 15 foot rafts are permitted in the Lower Yough below Ohiopyle.
3 Only rafts are permitted for both guided and unguided rafting.
2 All rafts and duckies are permitted for both guided or unguided rafting.
1.9 Lower limit for rafting.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream at falls from gage - summer
(2) Map View of Ohiopyle Gage location
(3) View of the falls at Ohiopyle just upstream from gage - winter
(4) Staff Gage in Winter
(5) View looking upstream from the gage - winter
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Latitude: 39.870833° N, Longitude: 79.493056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 1164.67 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 Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics.

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Forecast stages above 14 ft are from NWS ratings curve extension
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