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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mahoning Creek at Punxsutawney are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1237
Moderate Flood Stage: 1234
Flood Stage: 1232
Action Stage: 1229.4
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 1,236.50 ft on 07/19/1996
(2) 1,232.50 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 1,231.00 ft on 03/10/1964
(4) 1,230.60 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 1,229.40 ft on 07/28/2013
(6) 1,227.50 ft on 02/24/1975

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,229.40 ft on 07/28/2013
(2) 1,230.60 ft on 09/18/2004
(3) 1,236.50 ft on 07/19/1996
(4) 1,227.50 ft on 02/24/1975
(5) 1,232.50 ft on 06/23/1972
(6) 1,231.00 ft on 03/10/1964

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1,217.00 ft on 09/26/1939
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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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1232 When the river stage reading at Punxsutawney rises above 1232 feet MSL, minor flooding begins along Pine 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
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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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