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Ohio River at Willow Island Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 16.9 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.4 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.8 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 18.2 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 18.2 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.7 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.3 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.7 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.7 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.5 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.5 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.4 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.4 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 14.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.5 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 13.7 ft 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 13.3 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 13.3 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014RNOO1(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (6:03PM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:08AM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 16.2 ft at 4:00 PM EDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 37 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Ohio River at Willow Island Lock are issued routinely year-round.

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Upstream Gauge - at Hannibal Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Marietta Pumphouse
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:42
Moderate Flood Stage:41
Flood Stage:37
Action Stage:35

Historical Crests
(1) 44.78 ft on 09/19/2004
(2) 42.90 ft on 01/08/2005
(3) 38.51 ft on 03/13/2011
(4) 34.30 ft on 02/08/2008
(5) 33.12 ft on 02/20/2000


Low Water Records
(1) 4.40 ft on 02/03/1936
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42 OHIO ROUTE 7 NEAR RENO AND LOWER NEWPORT IS FLOODED. AREAS AROUND COW CREEK NEAR WILLOW ISLAND IS FLOODED.
41 WATER STARTS TO INUNDATE OHIO ROUTE 7 IN RENO AREA.
37 OHIO STATE ROUTE 7, TOWNSHIP ROAD 443 AND TOWNSHIP ROAD 19 AT NEWELL RUN AND LENARDS LANDING FLOODS.
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Latitude: 39.360278° N, Longitude: 81.320833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 37 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 570.000 ft 607.00 ft  
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