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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Paint Creek near Bourneville 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: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.50 ft on 03/10/1964
(2) 20.08 ft on 03/05/1963
(3) 19.20 ft on 03/06/1945
(4) 18.92 ft on 01/25/1937
(5) 18.80 ft on 04/20/1940
(6) 18.72 ft on 05/14/1933
(7) 18.48 ft on 05/24/1968
(8) 18.40 ft on 03/20/1943
(9) 17.90 ft on 08/20/1926
(10) 16.48 ft on 04/02/1970
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.19 ft on 03/01/2017
(2) 11.16 ft on 01/27/2012
(3) 12.22 ft on 05/11/2011
(4) 13.04 ft on 05/03/2011
(5) 10.24 ft on 05/22/2010
(6) 13.70 ft on 10/05/2006
(7) 12.12 ft on 03/29/2005
(8) 12.05 ft on 03/28/2005
(9) 11.41 ft on 01/05/2004
(10) 12.60 ft on 02/18/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.43 ft on 08/13/1930
(2) 0.91 ft on 10/06/2020
(3) 0.92 ft on 09/20/2020
(4) 1.00 ft on 07/20/2018
(5) 1.02 ft on 07/19/2020
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21 This will exceed the flood of record of 20.5 feet set in 1964. At a river stage of this level, much of the low areas of Bourneville, as well as low areas along Paint Creek across western Ross County, are flooded.
19 Water from Paint Creek results in two to three feet of water flowing into the town of Bourneville. Much of southwest Ross County experiences moderate flooding along Paint Creek.
18 This is similar to the FEMA 1 percent flood. About two feet of water flows into Bourneville. Much of southwest Ross County near Paint Creek experiences moderate flooding.
17 About a foot of water flows into Bourneville. Minor flooding also occurs in much of southwest Ross County near Paint Creek.
15 Flooding begins to affect southeastern portions of Bourneville, as well as much of western Ross County near Paint Creek. Also, water reaches the top of the levee near Bourneville.
13 Flooding occurs on Alum Cliff Road and approaches Boswell Run Road. Lowland flooding occurs in Paxton and Twin Townships in Ross County.
12 Lowland flooding occurs in Paxton and Twin Townships in Ross County with water approaching Alum Cliff and Boswell Run Roads.

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