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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wills Creek at Cambridge are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 10.8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 26.92 ft on 06/29/1998
(2) 24.93 ft on 09/10/2004
(3) 24.51 ft on 08/13/1980
(4) 22.90 ft on 09/19/2004
(5) 22.55 ft on 06/06/1963
(6) 21.32 ft on 03/07/1945
(7) 21.21 ft on 01/07/2005
(8) 20.67 ft on 08/08/1935
(9) 20.11 ft on 01/06/2004
(10) 19.25 ft on 01/13/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.51 ft on 02/14/2019
(2) 16.51 ft on 02/09/2019
(3) 15.06 ft on 02/18/2018
(4) 15.45 ft on 04/21/2011
(5) 12.45 ft on 06/06/2008
(6) 17.46 ft on 03/06/2008
(7) 15.45 ft on 03/25/2007
(8) 16.87 ft on 03/17/2007
(9) 16.24 ft on 01/17/2007
(10) 19.25 ft on 01/13/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.06 ft on 09/16/1966
(2) 1.07 ft on 10/06/1967
(3) 1.09 ft on 10/08/1966
(4) 1.43 ft on 09/30/1969
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31 The Wills Creek flood waters are expected to reach Southgate Shopping Center.
28 Flooding is widespread exceeding the record flood of June 29, 1998 by about one foot.
26 Cambridge Sewage Treatment Plant will be inundated and out of operation.
23 Flood waters are expected to reach the Cambridge Square Plaza on Route 209. South 10th Street and Orchard Avenue should also begin to feel the effects of the rising waters. Seek higher ground and do not attempt to cross flooded roadways.
22 The North 8th Street Bridge near the school campus is impassable. Flood waters reach Wills Creek Valley Drive near the County Road 35 Bridge. The north side of Cambridge is close to being cut off from access. Water from Wills Creek will flood the west end of Cambridge.
20 Flood waters reach residential areas on the west side of Cambridge.
18 Flood waters begin effecting apartments along Wills Creek Valley Road. Southgate Parkway will also begin flooding near Woodlawn Avenue.
17 Water overflows wills Creek Valley Road to a depth of 2 feet. Water reaches a depth of 1 foot on North Eighth Street.
16 Basement flooding begins through floor drains and other sewer connections. Local interruptions in sanitary service may occur along Gordon's Run from 3rd Street to 6th Street.
15 Overflowing of poor drainage and low lying areas will result in minor flooding along wills creek.

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