Metadata for Ohio River at Owensboro (OWBK2)

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Latitude: 37.793611° N, Longitude: 87.141667° W, Horizontal Datum:

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 40 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 337.96 377.96 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 338.29 378.29 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 339.1 ft 379.1 ft Ohio River Datum

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