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Ohio River at Willow Island Lock Tailwater (ft)Observed: 16.3 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 16.4 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16.1 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 16 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.9 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.9 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.6 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.4 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.3 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 15.2 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.8 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.5 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 8:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 9:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 10:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.8 ft at 11:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 14.8 ft at 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 13.7 ft 1:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 13.8 ft 7:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 14.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 1:00AM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.4 ft 1:00PM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 15.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.4 ft 1:00PM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 1:00AM Dec 27, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 7:00AM Dec 27, 2014RNOO1(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (2:19PM Dec 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:30AM Dec 22)Latest observed value: 14.8 ft at 12:00 PM EST 22-Dec-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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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 42
Moderate Flood Stage: 41
Flood Stage: 37
Action Stage: 35
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

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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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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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