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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the East Fork Whitewater River at Abington are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.18 ft on 07/20/1969
(2) 15.95 ft on 04/03/2018
(3) 15.67 ft on 01/22/1999
(4) 15.36 ft on 01/06/2005
(5) 15.16 ft on 12/30/1990
(6) 14.74 ft on 10/01/1986
(7) 14.61 ft on 11/06/2017
(8) 14.60 ft on 12/22/2013
(9) 14.56 ft on 07/18/2001
(10) 14.54 ft on 04/29/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.95 ft on 04/03/2018
(2) 14.61 ft on 11/06/2017
(3) 14.60 ft on 12/22/2013
(4) 13.99 ft on 01/09/2008
(5) 13.31 ft on 12/01/2006
(6) 12.63 ft on 03/12/2006
(7) 15.36 ft on 01/06/2005
(8) 14.37 ft on 01/05/2004
(9) 13.96 ft on 09/02/2003
(10) 14.56 ft on 07/18/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.37 ft on 10/02/1989
(2) 2.47 ft on 08/24/2012
(3) 2.50 ft on 07/11/2012
(4) 2.51 ft on 09/01/2012
(5) 2.52 ft on 09/03/2011
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22 Much of the flood plain is inundated, with several homes near the river in Yankee Town and Brownsville flooded. Long stretches of River Road and Brownsville Road are flooded, with some homes cut off due to flooding.
20 Flooding occurs along Water and Front Streets in Abington, with areas of Abington Pike Flooded. Stretches of River Road are flooded, with flooding in Brownsville and Yankee Town. Much of North Brownsville Road is flooded, with no access around the Paddocks Ford Bridge on Clifton Road near Yankee Town.
18 This is approximately the FEMA 1 percent flood level. Stretches of River Road are flooded, with some properties in Brownsville and Yankee Town incurring flooding, with much of North Brownsville Road underwater. No access is available around the Paddocks Ford Bridge on Clifton Road near Yankee Town.
16 This approaches the flood of record of 16.19 feet set in 1969. Stretches of North Brownsville Road are impacted, with water approaching some homes in Brownsville. In addition, flooding impacts Paddocks Ford Bridge on Clifton Road near Yankee Town.
15 Water begins to cover portions of Brownsville Road, with access cut off along the West Clifton Road Bridge near Yankee Town.
14 Water spills onto low-lying property along the river downstream of Abington from Yankee Town to Brownsville.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
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10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast VS. River Potential
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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