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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 Hinton are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Upstream Gauge - at Glen Lyn Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Kanawha Falls
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.20 ft on 09/13/1878
(2) 18.97 ft on 08/15/1940
(3) 18.80 ft on 05/22/1901
(4) 18.00 ft on 04/21/1901
(5) 16.00 ft on 07/17/1916
(6) 14.35 ft on 12/30/1943
(7) 12.70 ft on 01/08/1946
(8) 10.68 ft on 01/20/1996
(9) 10.61 ft on 01/26/2010
(10) 10.60 ft on 09/19/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.59 ft on 01/31/2013
(2) 8.25 ft on 12/08/2011
(3) 8.99 ft on 03/07/2011
(4) 10.61 ft on 01/26/2010
(5) 7.69 ft on 05/09/2009
(6) 9.80 ft on 03/05/2008
(7) 9.17 ft on 03/03/2007
(8) 8.47 ft on 06/28/2006
(9) 8.28 ft on 03/29/2005
(10) 9.05 ft on 11/20/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.96 ft on 09/19/1952
(2) 1.03 ft on 08/21/1962
(3) 1.04 ft on 10/19/1970
(4) 1.11 ft on 09/13/1955
(5) 1.14 ft on 09/30/1948
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Disclaimer
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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15 Some houses on left bank and downstream from Highway 20 bridge may be affected.
Photos
(1) USGS gage house – Dir. W: Date: 11/30/2007; Stage 2.26'
(2) Staff gage - ~ Range <4.30 to 10.40 feet
(3) DS RB view w/ Hinton bridge – Dir. N: 11/30/2007; Stage 2.26'
(4) DS center channel – Dir. N: 11/30/2007; Stage 2.26'
(5) DS LB - Dir. NW: 11/30/2007; Stage 2.26'
(6) US LB - Dir. SW: 11/30/2007; Stage 2.26'
(7) US RB – Dir. S: 11/30/2007: Stage 2.26'

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

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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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics.

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