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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Ohio River at East Liverpool 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.90 ft on 03/19/1936
(2) 27.70 ft on 12/31/1942
(3) 24.80 ft on 01/20/1996
(4) 22.00 ft on 03/11/1964
(5) 21.30 ft on 01/26/1937
(6) 21.00 ft on 04/27/1937
(7) 21.00 ft on 03/07/1945
(8) 21.00 ft on 09/19/2004
(9) 20.80 ft on 10/17/1954
(10) 18.50 ft on 01/23/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.00 ft on 09/19/2004
(2) 24.80 ft on 01/20/1996
(3) 22.00 ft on 03/11/1964
(4) 18.50 ft on 01/23/1959
(5) 20.80 ft on 10/17/1954
(6) 18.40 ft on 01/28/1952
(7) 21.00 ft on 03/07/1945
(8) 27.70 ft on 12/31/1942
(9) 21.00 ft on 04/27/1937
(10) 21.30 ft on 01/26/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 01/01/1980
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29.9 Water reaches the level of the historic Saint Patrick's Flood of March 19, 1936.
24.8 Flood waters reach the level from flooding of January 20, 1996.
21 Flood waters reach the levels of flooding from Hurricane Ivan of September 19, 2004. Ohio Avenue in East Liverpool floods along with streets in Glasgow. Water approaches River Street in Chester West Virginia.
17 Several feet of water covers portions of River Road near the US Route 30 bridge.
16 Water floods portions of River Road below the Route 30 bridge.
14 Water covers low spots near the concrete factory on River Road and Slate Road near the Ralston railroad crossing.
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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
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
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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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