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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Kanawha River at Glenville are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Grantsville
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.46 ft on 11/05/1985
(2) 34.50 ft on 03/07/1967
(3) 33.60 ft on 11/16/1926
(4) 33.22 ft on 04/16/1939
(5) 32.90 ft on 03/13/1918
(6) 32.16 ft on 06/05/2008
(7) 31.30 ft on 02/19/2000
(8) 31.15 ft on 02/01/1951
(9) 31.10 ft on 06/25/1950
(10) 31.10 ft on 05/29/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.41 ft on 09/28/2018
(2) 25.74 ft on 04/16/2018
(3) 24.55 ft on 02/17/2018
(4) 22.66 ft on 03/11/2015
(5) 24.54 ft on 03/05/2015
(6) 22.77 ft on 02/05/2014
(7) 20.47 ft on 01/31/2013
(8) 25.68 ft on 11/23/2011
(9) 28.30 ft on 05/05/2009
(10) 32.16 ft on 06/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.90 ft on 11/10/1908
(2) -0.50 ft on 09/25/1908
(3) -0.40 ft on 07/29/1903
(4) -0.30 ft on 09/23/1902
(5) -0.20 ft on 05/19/1903
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31 Major flooding of entire town along the river.
29 Water affects the Go-Mart, Citgo, Pizza Hut, and other buildings near the intersection of South Lewis and Main Streets.
28 Highways US 119 and 33 are closed, east and west of town.
27.5 The intersection of South Lewis Street and Main Street is flooded.
26 Water reaches the hotel foundation on South Court Street next to the old bridge.
24 River Street is flooded upstream from the old bridge.
23 Water covers some streets and reaches some buildings near the river.

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Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 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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