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Ohio River at Racine Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 18.24 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 18.65 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.21 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.45 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.27 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.23 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.34 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.22 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.28 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.23 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.27 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.39 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.32 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.25 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.47 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.28 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.46 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.29 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.41 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.5 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.27 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.15 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.86 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.66 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.61 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.68 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.92 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.07 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.76 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.67 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.59 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.7 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.52 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.53 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.56 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.44 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.37 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.58 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.72 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.53 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.63 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.41 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.35 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.44 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.48 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.44 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.4 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.35 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.33 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.38 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.5 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.45 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.36 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.32 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.37 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.53 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.37 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.41 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.53 ft at 11:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.41 ft at 12:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.59 ft at 1:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.51 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.63 ft at 2:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.52 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 3:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.69 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.45 ft at 4:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.51 ft at 5:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.6 ft at 7:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.61 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.63 ft at 8:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.6 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.56 ft at 9:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.69 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.63 ft at 10:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.42 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.6 ft at 11:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.62 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.48 ft at 12:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.54 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.58 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.27 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.37 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 16.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 16.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 16.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15.7 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.4 ft 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15.3 ft 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.5 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 14.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014RACW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (4:48PM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:47AM Apr 20)Latest observed value: 16.22 ft at 4:00 PM EDT 20-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 41 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Racine Lock are issued routinely year-round.

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Upstream Gauge - at Belleville Lock Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Pomeroy
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:48
Moderate Flood Stage:44
Flood Stage:41
Action Stage:38

Historical Crests
(1) 50.23 ft on 09/20/2004
(2) 48.87 ft on 01/09/2005
(3) 48.20 ft on 02/27/1979
(4) 47.70 ft on 01/22/1996
(5) 47.00 ft on 03/04/1997
(6) 46.90 ft on 01/30/1994
(7) 46.50 ft on 01/02/1991
(8) 46.10 ft on 03/13/2011
(9) 45.40 ft on 12/10/1978
(10) 43.30 ft on 12/20/1990
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48 The town of Racine is flooded.
46 West Virginia route 62 is flooded at Tombleson Creek at Larry's Locker. More areas along Ohio route 124 from Minersville to Antiquity are flooded.
44 West Virginia route 62 is flooded just below Racine Lock at West Creek. More areas along Ohio route 124 are flooded.
42 Ohio RT 124 Near Minersville is Flooded.
41 Ohio state route 124 at Antiquity starts to flood. Areas of Ravenswood are flooded upstream from Racine Lock.
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(1) Lower Wellhouse
(2) Downstream View
(3) Upstream View
(4) Ohio route 124 at Antiquity floods at 41 feet.
(5) Ohio route 124 at Minersville floods at 42 feet.
(6) WV route 62 at West Creek floods at 44 feet.
(7) WV route 62 at Tomblenson Run floods at 46 feet.
(8) The Town of Racine Ohio starts to flood at 48 feet.
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Latitude: 38.916944° N, Longitude: 81.912222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 41 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 538.000 ft 579.000 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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