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Ohio River at Belleville Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 18.37 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.32 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Highest Observation: 18.43 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.36 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.37 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.37 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.35 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.28 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.22 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 18.24 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.77 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.73 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.68 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.7 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.68 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.76 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 17.73 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.61 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.68 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.76 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.3 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.17 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.27 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.21 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.22 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.22 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.34 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.88 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.9 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.81 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.85 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.9 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.92 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.85 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.81 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.9 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.82 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.93 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.92 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.87 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.82 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.84 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.93 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.82 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.9 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.94 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 16.91 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.01 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.05 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.04 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.11 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.22 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.27 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.34 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.47 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.56 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.62 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.52 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.59 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.59 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.65 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 16.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 16.5 ft 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 16.4 ft 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 16.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 16.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 16 ft 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 15.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 15.4 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 15.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.4 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBEVW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (6:32AM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:28AM Apr 17)Latest observed value: 17.45 ft at 6:00 AM EDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 35 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Belleville Lock are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:45
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:35
Action Stage:33

Historical Crests
(1) 61.80 ft on 03/29/1913
(2) 58.63 ft on 01/27/1937
(3) 56.50 ft on 02/09/1884
(4) 54.50 ft on 03/01/1907
(5) 51.60 ft on 01/02/1943
(6) 51.40 ft on 03/09/1945
(7) 50.90 ft on 04/16/1948
(8) 50.60 ft on 03/21/1936
(9) 48.80 ft on 03/12/1964
(10) 48.30 ft on 01/24/1927
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.30 ft on 08/23/1918
(2) 1.60 ft on 08/10/1917
(3) 2.60 ft on 07/09/1919
(4) 3.00 ft on 08/03/1919
(5) 3.30 ft on 09/10/1927
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50 SEVERAL ROADS NEAR THE RIVER ARE FLOODED. HOMES, CAMPS AND BUSINESSES ALL ALONG THE RIVER ARE FLOODED.
47 PORTIONS OF ROUTE 124 NEAR FORKED RUN STATE PARK AND NEAR LONG BOTTOM OHIO ARE FLOODED. ALSO, PORTIONS OF ROUTE 68 BETWEEN RAVENSWOOD AND BELLEVILLE START TO FLOOD.
45 PORTIONS OF BELLEVILLE WEST VIRGINIA AND REEDSVILLE OHIO START TO FLOOD. NUMEROUS SECONDARY AND PRIMARY ROADS ARE BLOCKED AND FLOODED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER.
38 OHIO STATE ROUTE 124 AT STATE ROUTE 338 TO THE BRIDGE AND FROM STATE ROUTE 338 TOWARDS RACINE IS FLOODED. SECTIONS OF OHIO STATE ROUTE 248 AT SAND HILL ARE FLOODED.
35 OHIO STATE ROUTE 124 IS FLOODED NORTH OF STIVERSVILLE ROAD, AT ROCK RUN, AT WELLS RUN TO SMITH RIDGE TO DEWITTS RUN, AT FORKED RUN, AT CURTIS HOLLOW ROAD AND BETWEEN LONG BOTTOM AND SHADE RIVER. OHIO STATE ROUTE 124 NEAR THE WASHINGTON AND MEIGS COUNTY LINE.
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(1) Route 124 near Rock Run
(2) Route 124 near DeWitts Run
(3) Intersection of Routes 124 and 248 near Sand Hill
(4) Route 124 near Stiversville Road
(5) Flood Stage/Lat Lon/ Elevation
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Latitude: 39.118611° N, Longitude: 81.742500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 35 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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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 29 548 ft 583 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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