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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Levisa Fork at Pikeville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Elkhorn City Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Prestonsburg
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 42
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 28
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 52.72 ft on 01/30/1957
(2) 52.00 ft on 02/01/1862
(3) 51.46 ft on 04/05/1977
(4) 50.00 ft on 03/12/1963
(5) 45.85 ft on 05/07/1984
(6) 45.10 ft on 01/28/1918
(7) 45.00 ft on 03/23/1929
(8) 44.40 ft on 12/22/1926
(9) 43.30 ft on 01/08/1946
(10) 42.79 ft on 05/07/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 36.21 ft on 03/01/2021 (P)
(2) 37.45 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(3) 38.54 ft on 02/11/2018
(4) 40.39 ft on 03/05/2015
(5) 39.97 ft on 02/16/2003
(6) 35.09 ft on 02/11/1994
(7) 29.66 ft on 12/02/1991
(8) 32.93 ft on 10/17/1989
(9) 45.85 ft on 05/07/1984
(10) 33.79 ft on 01/26/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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52.72 Flooding will equal the highest flood on record.
50 Upper flood gate is closed at Pikeville.
40 Portions of Mullins and Coal Run Village are flooded. Homes along portions of Winward Lane are inundated. Homes along West Cedar Drive are threatened.
38 Lower flood gate of Pikeville is deployed. Coal Run Village Park is inundated. Red Creek Road is flooded and a mobile home park is threatened.
35 Low lying areas flood.
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Staff Gage on Bridge
(5) Staff Gage Downstream
(6) Flood Gate
(7) Diversion Channel

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