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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Fork Licking River (OH) at Newark Main Street 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: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.76 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(2) 15.93 ft on 05/20/2020 (P)
(3) 15.90 ft on 03/29/2020 (P)
(4) 15.78 ft on 03/15/2012
(5) 10.40 ft on 04/05/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.93 ft on 05/20/2020 (P)
(2) 15.90 ft on 03/29/2020 (P)
(3) 18.76 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(4) 15.78 ft on 03/15/2012
(5) 10.40 ft on 04/05/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 Significant flooding occurs along Hollander Street to the north of Weaver Boulevard, as well as onto Riverview Drive near the river. Widespread flooding of Owens Corning property near East Shields Street occurs, with water several feet deep in some areas of the property. Significant flooding of Everett Park occurs, with water several feet deep, and some flooding of homes along Pleasant, Lincoln, North, Valley and East Church Streets. This river stage is close to the FEMA 1 percent flood.
21 Significant flooding occurs along Hollander Street on and north of Weaver Boulevard. Widespread flooding of the Owens Corning property near East Shields Street occurs, with water several feet deep in some areas of the property. Significant flooding of Everett Park occurs, with water several feet deep, and some flooding of homes along Pleasant, Lincoln, North, Valley and East Church Streets.
20 Flooding worsens in the Owens Corning Facility. Flooding continues in Everett and Wildcat Parks, and water is as much as one to two feet deep near homes along Pleasant Street, Valley Street and North Avenue close to the North Fork.
19 Flooding of homes and property occurs along North Avenue and sections of Pleasant and Valley Streets, and Riverside Drive and Case Avenue. Flooding is more widespread in the Owens Corning facility due to water from both the North Fork and backwater into Log Pond Run. Significant flooding of Everett and Wildcat Parks occurs.
18 Some flooding of the Owens Corning facility occurs with flooding from both the Nork Fork and backwater flooding into the property from Log Pond Run. Flooding occurs of some yards and outbuildings along Pleasant Street and North Avenue, as well as flooding of Wildcat and Everett Parks.
17 Minor flooding continues along the North Fork with backwater flooding onto Log Pond Run beginning to inundate some driveways on the Owens Corning property. Flooding also approaches homes near Pleasant Street and North Avenue, with flood water several feet deep in Wildcat Park.
16 Minor flooding of lowland areas near the North Fork continues with backwater flooding into some low spots of the Owens Corning property. Flooding continues at Wildcat Park.
15 Minor flooding in lowland areas along the North Fork occurs with some flooding of Wildcat Park.

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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) 7 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.

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