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Ohio River at Racine Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 13.25 ft at 7:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 8:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 9:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 9:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 10:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 10:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 11:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 11:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 13.04 ft at 12:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 12:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 1:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 1:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 2:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 3:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 3:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 4:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 5:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 5:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 6:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 6:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 7:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 7:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.52 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.49 ft at 8:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.75 ft at 9:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 9:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.79 ft at 10:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 10:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 11:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 11:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.09 ft at 12:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.03 ft at 12:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.02 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.02 ft at 1:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 2:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 3:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.45 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.3 ft at 4:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.18 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 5:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.29 ft at 6:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.13 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 7:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 8:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 9:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 9:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 10:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 10:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.31 ft at 11:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.23 ft at 11:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 12:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 12:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.17 ft at 1:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.25 ft at 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 2:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 3:00AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Observation: 14.61 ft at 4:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 5:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.45 ft at 6:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.33 ft at 6:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.27 ft at 8:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 9:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.29 ft at 10:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.36 ft at 10:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.38 ft at 11:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 12:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.38 ft at 12:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.39 ft at 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 2:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.5 ft at 3:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 3:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.54 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.13 ft at 4:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.16 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.4 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.02 ft at 7:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.06 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.04 ft at 8:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.07 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 9:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.44 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 14.04 ft at 10:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 13.89 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 11:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 12:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 1:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 2:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.77 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 9:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014RACW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (7:03PM Jul 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:38AM Jul 25)Latest observed value: 13.58 ft at 6:00 PM EDT 25-Jul-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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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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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
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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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