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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mahoning River at Leavittsburg are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12.5
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.00 ft on 03/26/1913
(2) 19.37 ft on 01/22/1959
(3) 17.80 ft on 01/26/1937
(4) 17.16 ft on 07/23/2003
(5) 16.21 ft on 07/11/2013
(6) 15.91 ft on 09/15/1979
(7) 15.88 ft on 01/27/1952
(8) 15.75 ft on 03/06/1964
(9) 15.54 ft on 04/17/2018
(10) 15.02 ft on 05/13/1956
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.40 ft on 02/19/2022 (P)
(2) 14.21 ft on 03/29/2020 (P)
(3) 13.04 ft on 06/17/2019
(4) 15.54 ft on 04/17/2018
(5) 10.43 ft on 04/01/2017
(6) 14.27 ft on 01/13/2017
(7) 16.21 ft on 07/11/2013
(8) 14.75 ft on 03/01/2011
(9) 12.46 ft on 03/09/2009
(10) 14.74 ft on 02/07/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.50 ft on 07/09/1942
(2) 2.87 ft on 06/12/1966
(3) 2.93 ft on 03/05/1969
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27 River gage house flooded. Historic flooding in Leavittsburg.
24 Comparable to the 1913 record flood. Most of Leavittsburg north of the river flooded. Flood waters reaching up to the second story in property near the river.
22 Significant flooding in the Leavittsburg area.
21 FEMA 0.2 percent flood level. Similar to the 1959 with widespread inundation. Widespread significant damage to property can be expected near the river.
19 FEMA 1 percent flood level. Significant damage to southern portions of Leavittsburg. Woodview Circle and portions of Austin Village inundated. Several low lying roads flooded. Lynwood Drive Complex inundated.
18 This is a very dangerous situation. People living along the river in Leavittsburg should be prepared for major flood losses.
15 Meadowbrook Drive, Brookside Roads, Lovers Lane, and North Leavitt Road between Market Street and Dorothy Avenue flooded. Several homes sustain major damage.
14 Several homes in Meadowbrook Drive surrounded by flood waters. Flood waters south of Turner Road. Riverview Drive and Lover's Lane also inundated.
12.5 Flood waters encroach on Meadowbrook Drive.
12 Flood waters may begin to inundate low lying areas in industrial portions of town. Swift Metropark inundated in low lying areas.
11 Backwater lowland flooding can occur along Duck Creek due to high flow on the Mahoning River.
10 Lowland flooding will occur upstream of the town of Leavittsburg.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

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