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Ohio River at Pike Island Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 13.78 ft at 11:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 13.77 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 13.76 ft at 11:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 13.76 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.77 ft at 12:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.79 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.77 ft at 12:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.78 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 13.8 ft at 1:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.77 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.79 ft at 1:45AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 13.8 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.78 ft at 2:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.76 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.76 ft at 3:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.74 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.74 ft at 3:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 4:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 4:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 5:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 5:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 6:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 7:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 7:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 8:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 10:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 10:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 11:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 11:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 12:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 12:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 1:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 1:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 2:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.74 ft at 2:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 4:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 5:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 5:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 6:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 7:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 7:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 8:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 8:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.65 ft at 8:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.65 ft at 8:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.65 ft at 9:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.63 ft at 9:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.64 ft at 9:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.64 ft at 9:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 10:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 10:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 11:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 12:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.69 ft at 12:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 1:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 1:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 2:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 2:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 2:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 3:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.74 ft at 4:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.74 ft at 4:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 4:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 4:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 5:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.73 ft at 5:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 5:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.72 ft at 5:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 6:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.7 ft at 6:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.68 ft at 6:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 7:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.63 ft at 7:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.62 ft at 7:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.6 ft at 8:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.59 ft at 8:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.57 ft at 9:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.58 ft at 10:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.57 ft at 10:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.58 ft at 10:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.55 ft at 11:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.56 ft at 11:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.56 ft at 11:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.55 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.54 ft at 12:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.55 ft at 12:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.52 ft at 12:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.53 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.52 ft at 1:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.52 ft at 1:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.52 ft at 1:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.52 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.5 ft at 2:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.5 ft at 2:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.49 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.47 ft at 3:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.47 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.45 ft at 4:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.46 ft at 4:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 5:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 5:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.43 ft at 5:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.43 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.43 ft at 6:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.42 ft at 6:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.4 ft at 6:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.39 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.38 ft at 7:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.41 ft at 7:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.39 ft at 7:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.36 ft at 8:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.35 ft at 8:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.33 ft at 8:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.33 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.32 ft at 9:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.31 ft at 9:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.28 ft at 9:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.28 ft at 10:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.27 ft at 10:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.27 ft at 10:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.23 ft at 11:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.21 ft at 11:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.19 ft at 11:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 13.2 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.17 ft at 12:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.17 ft at 12:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.14 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.13 ft at 1:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.13 ft at 1:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.14 ft at 1:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.15 ft at 2:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.12 ft at 2:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.1 ft at 3:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.09 ft at 3:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.05 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.06 ft at 4:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.07 ft at 4:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.06 ft at 4:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.06 ft at 5:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.04 ft at 5:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.04 ft at 5:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.04 ft at 5:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.03 ft at 6:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.03 ft at 6:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.03 ft at 6:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.02 ft at 6:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 7:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 7:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 8:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 8:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 8:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 8:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 9:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.02 ft at 9:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 12.98 ft at 10:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 10:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 10:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.02 ft at 11:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 11:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 12.93 ft at 11:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 12:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.1 ft at 12:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.07 ft at 12:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 1:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.01 ft at 1:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.15 ft at 1:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.05 ft at 2:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.08 ft at 2:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.11 ft at 3:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.08 ft at 3:15PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.13 ft at 3:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.13 ft at 3:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.14 ft at 4:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.13 ft at 4:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.11 ft at 5:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.21 ft at 5:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.27 ft at 5:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.3 ft at 6:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.49 ft at 6:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.48 ft at 7:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.42 ft at 7:15PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.41 ft at 7:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.43 ft at 8:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 8:15PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 8:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.55 ft at 8:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.59 ft at 9:15PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.66 ft at 9:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 13.78 ft at 10:00PM Dec 13, 2017Highest Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 13.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 13.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Forecast: 13.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 13.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 13.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 13.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 18, 2017Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 18, 2017WHLW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:03PM Dec 13, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:39PM Dec 13)Latest observed value: 13.78 ft at 10:00 PM EST 13-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 37 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 Pike Island Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 43
Moderate Flood Stage: 39
Flood Stage: 37
Action Stage: 26.4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 47.70 ft on 03/11/1964
(2) 47.50 ft on 06/25/1972
(3) 46.30 ft on 09/19/2004
(4) 46.00 ft on 01/21/1996
(5) 43.04 ft on 01/07/2005
(6) 40.90 ft on 02/15/1966
(7) 39.30 ft on 01/01/1991
(8) 38.05 ft on 03/12/2011
(9) 37.90 ft on 03/07/1964
(10) 37.40 ft on 02/26/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 38.05 ft on 03/12/2011
(2) 30.83 ft on 03/24/2007
(3) 33.88 ft on 03/16/2007
(4) 43.04 ft on 01/07/2005
(5) 46.30 ft on 09/19/2004
(6) 36.40 ft on 01/06/2004
(7) 46.00 ft on 01/21/1996
(8) 39.30 ft on 01/01/1991
(9) 35.80 ft on 12/20/1990
(10) 37.40 ft on 02/26/1979
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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 Lock walls overtopped.
39 The well house and pump are flooded at the Fairway River Links Golf Course in Rayland Ohio.
38 Navigation suspended, lock out of service.
37 Low lying areas of Wheeling Island begin to flood.
34 Or 13.0 feet on the upper gage, water begins to flood golf course near Tiltonsville.
22 Water reaches the fishing pier on right downstream bank
Photos
(1) DCP gage on Pike Island lock wall looking downstream.
(2) Upper portion of Staff gage on Pike Island lock wall.
(3) View of Ohio River upstream toward Pike Island dam.
(4) View of Ohio River downstream past DCP gage.
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Latitude: 40.149722° N, Longitude: 80.701667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 37 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 29 611 ft 648 ft 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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

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