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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Allegheny River at Eldred are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Olean
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.10 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 27.30 ft on 07/19/1942
(3) 21.89 ft on 01/20/1996
(4) 20.60 ft on 03/09/1956
(5) 20.10 ft on 06/23/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.89 ft on 01/20/1996
(2) 19.60 ft on 06/22/1989
(3) 18.70 ft on 02/16/1984
(4) 18.40 ft on 02/21/1981
(5) 18.10 ft on 02/19/1976
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.27 ft on 09/29/1959
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31 This is the approximate height of the levee system. Widespread flooding continues in areas outside the levee. Inside the levee, low lying areas are affected.
29 Widespread flooding occurs in areas outside the levee system.
27 Low lying areas outside the levee system experience considerable inundation.
25 Areas outside the levee system experience considerable inundation.
23 Water level reaches the railroad grade where it passes through the levee. Stop logs are installed to complete the levee closure.
21 A portion of Route 346 is closed due to high water.
19 Water covers a portion of Route 346 north of town.
17 Due to high water levels, river interests are encouraged to monitor conditions.

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