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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Beaver River near Beaver Falls are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.40 ft on 03/27/1913
(2) 14.42 ft on 01/22/1959
(3) 13.80 ft on 01/25/1937
(4) 13.45 ft on 09/09/2004
(5) 13.40 ft on 09/18/2004
(6) 13.33 ft on 10/16/1954
(7) 13.24 ft on 05/10/1964
(8) 12.64 ft on 04/04/2024
(9) 12.10 ft on 01/20/1996
(10) 11.02 ft on 03/29/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.64 ft on 04/04/2024
(2) 10.21 ft on 05/30/2019
(3) 8.42 ft on 03/24/2007
(4) 10.23 ft on 03/16/2007
(5) 13.40 ft on 09/18/2004
(6) 13.45 ft on 09/09/2004
(7) 12.10 ft on 01/20/1996
(8) 11.00 ft on 12/31/1990
(9) 11.02 ft on 03/29/1985
(10) 10.98 ft on 02/01/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.70 ft on 08/20/1951
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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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29 Water reaches Sixth Avenue in Beaver Falls near the intersection with Twenty-Fourth Street
21 Water reaches the top of the railroad tracks in the vicinity of the gage house.
19 Water reaches the railroad tracks on the right bank near the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Twenty-Fourth Street in Beaver Falls.
17.39 Water reaches a level equal to the record flood of 27 March 1913
17 The water company pumping station about 200 feet downstream of gage and the boat club main building about 100 feet upstream of the gage begins to flood
13.5 The river is near bankfull in the vicinity of the gage house just upstream of the water company pumping station.
10 The boat club dock about 100 feet upstream of gage is flooded.
(1) View of Beaver Falls River Gage house
(2) Map location of the Beaver Falls River and Rain Gage
(3) View of Wier dam 200 feet below Beaver Falls gage
(4) View of dam just below the Beaver Falls river gage
(5) View Downstream from Right Downstream bank
(6) Panorama View of left downstream bank near River Gage
(7) View downstream from the left downstream bank near gage
(8) View Upstream from right downstream bank
(9) View Upstream from Left Downstream bank near gage
(10) View of Boat Club just Upstream of Beaver Falls Gage

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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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