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Ohio River at Racine Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 25.41 ft at 4:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.52 ft at 5:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.59 ft at 5:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.55 ft at 6:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.53 ft at 6:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.63 ft at 7:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.79 ft at 7:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.68 ft at 8:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.81 ft at 8:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.65 ft at 9:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.68 ft at 9:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.64 ft at 10:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.94 ft at 10:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.91 ft at 11:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.87 ft at 11:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.89 ft at 12:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.9 ft at 12:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.87 ft at 1:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.91 ft at 1:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.93 ft at 2:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.01 ft at 2:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 25.87 ft at 3:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 3:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.02 ft at 4:00PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 26.27 ft at 5:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.07 ft at 6:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.03 ft at 6:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.14 ft at 7:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.1 ft at 7:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.06 ft at 8:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.08 ft at 8:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.13 ft at 9:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.07 ft at 9:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.06 ft at 10:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.08 ft at 10:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.14 ft at 11:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.05 ft at 11:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 26.18 ft at 12:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 1:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.11 ft at 2:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.26 ft at 2:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.07 ft at 3:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.08 ft at 3:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.06 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.01 ft at 4:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.03 ft at 5:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 5:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.94 ft at 6:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.07 ft at 7:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.09 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.06 ft at 8:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 26.01 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.89 ft at 9:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.85 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.71 ft at 10:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.55 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.43 ft at 11:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.32 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.31 ft at 12:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.27 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.39 ft at 1:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.54 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.36 ft at 2:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 25.18 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.9 ft at 3:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.86 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.76 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.86 ft at 5:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.83 ft at 5:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.37 ft at 6:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.58 ft at 6:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.32 ft at 7:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.22 ft at 7:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.21 ft at 8:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.27 ft at 8:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.15 ft at 9:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.13 ft at 10:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.17 ft at 11:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.14 ft at 11:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 24.08 ft at 12:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.76 ft at 12:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.66 ft at 1:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.51 ft at 2:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.45 ft at 2:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.41 ft at 3:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.4 ft at 3:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.33 ft at 4:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.26 ft at 4:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.37 ft at 5:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.35 ft at 5:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.38 ft at 6:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.27 ft at 6:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.4 ft at 7:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.42 ft at 7:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.2 ft at 8:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.16 ft at 8:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.13 ft at 9:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.26 ft at 9:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.3 ft at 10:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.19 ft at 10:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.25 ft at 11:00AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.19 ft at 11:30AM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.15 ft at 12:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.14 ft at 12:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.15 ft at 1:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.22 ft at 1:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.17 ft at 2:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.09 ft at 2:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.11 ft at 3:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.18 ft at 3:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.21 ft at 4:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.01 ft at 5:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.11 ft at 6:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.08 ft at 6:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.17 ft at 7:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.02 ft at 7:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.05 ft at 8:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.11 ft at 8:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.18 ft at 9:00PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.19 ft at 11:30PM Jul 01, 2015Observed: 23.16 ft at 12:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.3 ft at 12:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.12 ft at 1:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.17 ft at 1:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.16 ft at 2:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.22 ft at 2:30AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 23.21 ft at 3:00AM Jul 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 24 ft 8:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 23.9 ft 2:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 23.6 ft 8:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 22.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 22.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 21.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 20.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 19.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 18.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 18.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 17.6 ft 8:00PM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 17 ft 2:00AM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 16.7 ft 8:00AM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 16.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 16.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 15.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 15.7 ft 8:00AM Jul 06, 2015RACW2(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (4:04AM Jul 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:57AM Jul 1)Latest observed value: 23.21 ft at 3:00 AM EDT 2-Jul-2015. 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.

Vertical Datum reference a local datum

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 44
Flood Stage: 41
Action Stage: 38
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 41.87 ft on 04/12/2015
(2) 39.58 ft on 03/13/2015
(3) 40.77 ft on 03/06/2015
(4) 46.10 ft on 03/13/2011
(5) 40.19 ft on 02/09/2008
(6) 42.20 ft on 01/14/2005
(7) 48.87 ft on 01/09/2005
(8) 50.23 ft on 09/20/2004
(9) 39.44 ft on 09/10/2004
(10) 40.96 ft on 04/15/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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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 Route 124 near Minersville is flooded.
41 Ohio State Route 124 at Antiquity starts to flood. Areas of Ravenswood are flooded upstream from Racine Lock.
Photos
(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
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Elevation
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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
Other Not Available Not Available  
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