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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Greenbrier River at Buckeye are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.00 ft on 11/25/1877
(2) 23.20 ft on 11/05/1985
(3) 21.03 ft on 01/19/1996
(4) 20.00 ft on 06/21/1899
(5) 17.50 ft on 02/05/1932
(6) 17.40 ft on 03/07/1967
(7) 17.40 ft on 05/17/1996
(8) 16.75 ft on 01/25/2010
(9) 16.54 ft on 10/09/1976
(10) 16.01 ft on 12/26/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.43 ft on 06/24/2016
(2) 10.72 ft on 03/11/2015
(3) 14.37 ft on 01/31/2013
(4) 12.40 ft on 03/01/2012
(5) 13.67 ft on 04/13/2011
(6) 16.75 ft on 01/25/2010
(7) 15.25 ft on 03/05/2008
(8) 15.87 ft on 03/02/2007
(9) 15.91 ft on 11/20/2003
(10) 13.98 ft on 04/28/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.19 ft on 08/13/1930
(2) 1.24 ft on 07/25/1934
(3) 1.24 ft on 10/02/1930
(4) 1.25 ft on 09/18/1932
(5) 1.39 ft on 10/04/1953
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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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30 The Greenbrier Trail on the left bank is flooded.
26.5 The bridge roadway near the gage is flooded.
18 Several sections of Steven Hole Road is flooded.
15 The farm land along the river bank near gage is flooded. Steven Hole Road starts to flood.
14 More low spots along the river are flooded. Also, 14 feet at Buckeye equates to a 10 foot flood stage at Marlinton which is upstream from Buckeye.
13 The low spots below river gage are subject to flooding. Also, 13 feet at Buckeye equates to a 10 foot flood stage at Marlinton which is upstream from Buckeye.

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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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