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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Great Miami River at Miamisburg are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Franklin
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.65 ft on 01/21/1959
(2) 19.36 ft on 03/06/1963
(3) 18.15 ft on 01/07/2005
(4) 17.90 ft on 12/23/2013
(5) 17.03 ft on 12/31/1990
(6) 16.95 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(7) 16.81 ft on 02/24/1975
(8) 16.80 ft on 04/21/1920
(9) 16.77 ft on 04/22/1964
(10) 16.50 ft on 02/27/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.95 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(2) 16.38 ft on 04/05/2018
(3) 16.18 ft on 02/25/2018
(4) 14.79 ft on 12/28/2015
(5) 13.97 ft on 06/20/2015
(6) 17.90 ft on 12/23/2013
(7) 12.27 ft on 01/14/2013
(8) 15.09 ft on 12/07/2011
(9) 15.90 ft on 03/06/2011
(10) 13.67 ft on 03/14/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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27.4 This is the top of the planned flood protection. West Carrollton is significantly flooded, while only low lying homes and businesses in Miamisburg are flooded. Significant flooding occurs along and east of Yale Avenue, Woodlawn Avenue and Western Avenue near Chatauqua. Low lying flooding also occurs along Janet Avenue. Stretches of Dayton Cincinnati Pike are also flooded.
27 This is within inches of the top of planned flood protection. While West Carrollton is already incurring major flooding, the floodwall protecting areas of the city north of Central Avenue are in danger of flooding. Significant flooding occurs along and east of Yale Avenue, Woodlawn Avenue and Western Avenue near Chatauqua. Low lying flooding also occurs along Janet Avenue. Stretches of Dayton Cincinnati Pike are also flooded.
24 This is the FEMA 1 percent flood. In Chauquatua, areas near and east of Yale, Woodlawn and Western Avenues flood, with the low lying homes also flooded. Flooding also occurs along Janet Avenue and Dayton Cincinnati Pike. The Miamisburg water plant floods. In West Carrollton, substantial flooding occurs to the southwest of Miami Avenue, as well in the Gibbons Road and Savoy Avenue area, with dozens of homes flooded. Most of Miamisburg and West Carrollton are protected to a stage of 27.4 feet.
22 Flooding continues along the river in low areas of West Carrollton and south of Miamisburg to near Chautauqua. Properties near Squire Street, Circle Drive and West Main Street in West Carrollton flood. Low-lying roads near the river continue to flood. Flooded roads include Dayton-Cincinnati Pike between Brenner and Chautauqua Roads, portions of Lower Miamisburg Road, and upper River Road from Soldier Home Road to areas just south of Dayton.
20 Stretches of Upper River Road are flooded, as well as low lying areas close the river in Chautauqua, mainly near Cromer Boulevard.
16 Lowland flooding occurs from south of Miamisburg to Franklin, Carlisle, Trenton and New Miami. Water begins to spill onto low-lying roadways, mainly along portions of Dayton-Oxford Road.

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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) River Forecast VS. River Potential
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble Outlook vs. Forecast

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 day graphics.

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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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