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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tuscarawas River at Newcomerstown are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at New Philadelphia Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 21.50 ft on 03/13/1913
(2) 21.25 ft on 08/09/1935
(3) 20.65 ft on 01/26/1937
(4) 17.42 ft on 02/28/1936
(5) 15.20 ft on 03/18/1938
(6) 13.55 ft on 03/17/1933
(7) 13.50 ft on 02/28/1929
(8) 13.10 ft on 03/23/1927
(9) 12.90 ft on 12/16/1927
(10) 12.90 ft on 12/16/1928
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.61 ft on 02/13/2019
(2) 10.34 ft on 03/20/2008
(3) 10.12 ft on 03/05/2008
(4) 9.31 ft on 03/25/2007
(5) 8.85 ft on 03/03/2007
(6) 10.32 ft on 01/06/2005
(7) 8.70 ft on 09/18/2004
(8) 9.80 ft on 09/10/2004
(9) 10.20 ft on 01/06/2004
(10) 10.45 ft on 05/11/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 08/06/1930
(2) 1.10 ft on 09/19/1966
(3) 1.23 ft on 10/10/1966
(4) 1.44 ft on 09/02/1968
(5) 1.55 ft on 10/01/1968
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19.3 Two thirds of Newcomerstown and all of Mizer are flooded.
13.2 Some homes near Wood and Chestnut Streets are affected.
11 Athletic fields between river and residential area begin to flood.
(1) View of Newcomerstown gage house located In trees onrRight descending bank
(2) Bridge just below Newcomerstown gage
(3) Looking downstream on the Tuscarawas River from bridge near Newcomerstown gage
(4) Looking upstream on the Tuscarawas River from bridge near Newcomerstown gage

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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) 10 Day (GEFS)
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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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