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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the New River at Glen Lyn are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.50 ft on 08/14/1940
(2) 19.83 ft on 01/16/1995
(3) 19.47 ft on 10/12/2018
(4) 19.00 ft on 10/26/1918
(5) 18.93 ft on 05/22/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.35 ft on 01/10/2024 (P)
(2) 11.01 ft on 05/30/2023
(3) 15.39 ft on 11/13/2020
(4) 18.93 ft on 05/22/2020
(5) 15.24 ft on 04/14/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.10 ft on 09/08/1930
(2) 2.14 ft on 10/13/1941
(3) 2.20 ft on 07/05/1988
(4) 2.21 ft on 09/15/1968
(5) 2.24 ft on 10/09/1930
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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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18 Significant flooding of trailer campgrounds along the New River. Flooding on Caboose Lane in Pembroke and Jason's Circle in Narrows.
17 Some campgrounds along the river are affected.
15 Low spots along route 649 (Lurich road) upstream from the gage are flooded.
12 Flooding of Lurich road near Narrows begins, possibly by Wolf Creek.
11 Flooding begins in low parts of Glen Lyn Landing State Park.
10 Water begins covering Ripplemead Road near Whitt-Riverbend Park in Ripplemead.
9.5 Portions of the Lurich Road Campground begin to flood.
9 Portions of Eggleston River Road near the community of Eggleston will become inundated with water.
(1) USGS Gage House on RB just US from Rte. 460 Bridge - Dir. SW
(2) View of LB - Rte. 460 bridge and AEP plant - Dir. SW; Date: 9/24/07; Stage: 2.48'
(3) DS view blw Rte. 460 bridge - Dir. SW; Date: 9/24/07; Stage: 2.48'
(4) US RB view from gage house - Dir. ESE; Date: 9/24/07; Stage: 2.48'
(5) DS view of New R. from LB - Dir. WNW; Date: 9/24/2007; Stage: 2.48'
(6) DS side of Rte. 460 bridge – Gage house is just beyond the bri

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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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