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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Muskingum River at McConnelsville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 33.50 ft on 03/27/1913
(2) 21.14 ft on 01/26/1937
(3) 17.00 ft on 09/09/1935
(4) 14.52 ft on 01/28/1952
(5) 14.38 ft on 01/23/1959
(6) 13.78 ft on 03/10/1964
(7) 13.77 ft on 01/12/2005
(8) 13.50 ft on 03/07/1945
(9) 13.45 ft on 01/06/2005
(10) 12.77 ft on 08/12/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.59 ft on 02/23/2022 (P)
(2) 12.66 ft on 02/18/2022 (P)
(3) 11.99 ft on 03/21/2020
(4) 12.07 ft on 02/13/2019
(5) 11.51 ft on 02/08/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.65 ft on 08/25/1930
(2) 1.36 ft on 10/22/1971
(3) 1.40 ft on 07/22/1999
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14 Major flooding occurs in and around McConnelsville.
13 Several homes and businesses start to flood in and around McConnelsville.
12 Many areas are flooded in and around McConnelsville.
11.6 Most primary roads flooded in and between McConnelsville and Zanesville; several cottage-type homes are affected.
11.5 Flooding starts in cemetery on the southwest side of McConnelsville near State Route 376. More homes start to flood near the river.
11 Route 669 above Malta and other roads are flooded.
10.6 Several low-lying areas and poor drainage areas along Route 669 start to flood.

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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) River Forecast vs. River Potential
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 day graphics.

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