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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Ohio River at Hannibal Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Powhatan Point Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 37
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 24.8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 51.20 ft on 03/29/1913
(2) 49.40 ft on 03/20/1936
(3) 49.30 ft on 02/07/1884
(4) 47.60 ft on 01/27/1937
(5) 47.30 ft on 12/31/1942
(6) 44.70 ft on 03/08/1945
(7) 44.00 ft on 03/12/1964
(8) 42.60 ft on 04/15/1948
(9) 41.90 ft on 06/25/1972
(10) 41.10 ft on 09/19/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.61 ft on 02/18/2018
(2) 27.66 ft on 03/24/2007
(3) 29.95 ft on 03/17/2007
(4) 38.30 ft on 01/07/2005
(5) 41.10 ft on 09/19/2004
(6) 39.40 ft on 01/21/1996
(7) 35.10 ft on 01/01/1991
(8) 31.90 ft on 12/20/1990
(9) 34.70 ft on 02/27/1979
(10) 41.90 ft on 06/25/1972
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 01/01/1980
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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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43 Lock walls overtopped.
42.5 Maple Avenue is flooded near the railroad in New Martinsville.
41.9 Flooding reaches areas flooded after Hurricane Agnes.
40 Flooding extends to portions of Route 2 in New Martinsville WV.
38 Flooding reaches McEld Avenue in New Martinsville WV.
37 Navigation suspended, lock out of service.
36 The lower end of Dueer Street in New Martinsville WV is flooded.
35 Flooding begins in New Martinsville WV on North Main Street near Virginia Street.

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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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics.

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