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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mill are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.96 ft on 03/04/1997
(2) 17.50 ft on 09/02/1932
(3) 17.20 ft on 01/01/1937
(4) 15.75 ft on 04/04/2015
(5) 15.26 ft on 02/16/1989
(6) 14.69 ft on 05/03/2010
(7) 14.50 ft on 04/14/1948
(8) 14.35 ft on 03/05/1964
(9) 14.32 ft on 04/05/2008
(10) 14.01 ft on 05/08/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.61 ft on 03/01/2021 (P)
(2) 11.51 ft on 05/20/2020
(3) 10.91 ft on 12/01/2019
(4) 10.54 ft on 02/24/2019
(5) 10.60 ft on 02/21/2019
(6) 11.93 ft on 11/06/2018
(7) 12.28 ft on 09/24/2018
(8) 13.26 ft on 02/23/2018
(9) 10.26 ft on 06/24/2017
(10) 11.71 ft on 03/02/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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15 Georgetown Road (US 460) floods in village of Forks of Elkhorn.
14 Jones Lane floods. Water approaches Georgetown Road (US 460).
13 Switzer (County 1689) and Indian Gap Roads flood. Goshen Road floods at back entrance to Two Creeks subdivision.
12 North Scruggs Lane floods near Elkhorn Campground.
11 Schoolhouse Road floods.
10 Stillhouse Hollow Road floods.
(1) Gauge house
(2) Bridge and wire weight gauge looking from gauge house
(3) Gauge from bridge
(4) Looking upstream from bridge
(5) Looking downstream from bridge
(6) Crest stage gauge
(7) Wire weight gauge
(8) Business across from the gauge
(9) Dam on South Elkhorn Creek
(10) Dam on South Elkhorn Creek
(11) Bridge at Forks of Elkhorn

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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 River Forecast vs Potential

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

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USGS Average Streamflow Duration Hydrograph
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