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Ohio River at Ashland Stage (ft)Observed: 34.57 ft at 1:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 2:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 3:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 4:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 5:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 6:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 7:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 8:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 9:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 10:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 11:26PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 12:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 1:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 2:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 3:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 4:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 5:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 6:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 7:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 8:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 9:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 10:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 11:26AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 12:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 1:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 2:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 3:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 4:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 5:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 6:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 7:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 8:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 9:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 10:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 11:26PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 12:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.55 ft at 1:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 2:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 3:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 4:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 5:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 6:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 7:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 8:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 9:26AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 10:26AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 11:26AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 12:26PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 1:26PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 2:26PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 3:26PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 4:26PM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 34.58 ft at 5:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 6:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 7:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 8:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 9:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 10:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 11:26PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 12:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 1:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 2:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 3:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.37 ft at 4:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.36 ft at 5:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.36 ft at 6:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.36 ft at 7:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.35 ft at 8:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.35 ft at 9:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.35 ft at 10:26AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 34.35 ft at 11:26AM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 34.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesASHK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:02PM Jul 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:38AM Jul 25)Latest observed value: 34.35 ft at 11:26 AM EDT 25-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 52 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Ashland are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Huntington Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lloyd Greenup Lock
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:65.5
Moderate Flood Stage:56.6
Flood Stage:52
Action Stage:50

Historical Crests
(1) 74.20 ft on 01/27/1937
(2) 65.90 ft on 04/17/1948
(3) 64.50 ft on 03/09/1945
(4) 64.00 ft on 01/02/1943
(5) 63.83 ft on 03/08/1955
(6) 63.30 ft on 03/23/1936
(7) 62.10 ft on 03/21/1933
(8) 61.20 ft on 02/05/1939
(9) 61.00 ft on 02/03/1950
(10) 61.00 ft on 04/23/1940
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.40 ft on 10/27/1922
(2) 1.60 ft on 10/20/1920
(3) 1.70 ft on 10/01/1895
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66.5 The railroad is closed in the east end of Ashland near Catlettsburg.
65.8 River overtops the low point of the bank at the foot of Houston street in Russell and flows overland to Ganners Branch.
65.5 Routes 23 and 60 are flooded in the east end of Ashland and route 23 a quarter mile west of Ashland is flooded.
64.5 The railroad is closed at Russell.
63 Route 60 is closed at Catlettsburg.
56.6 General flooding of areas around Ashland outside of the flood wall.
55.5 Route 3 is flooded at Catlettsburg.
52 Minor flooding of roadways in low lying areas due to backwater.
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(1) Ashland Aerial View
(2) Downstream View
(3) Upstream View
(4) Outside Staff Gage
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Latitude: 38.481389° N, Longitude: 82.637500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 52 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 29 481.03 ft 533.03 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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