Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ohio River Flooding Status & Forcast from the NWS

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OH RIVER AT MCALPINE UPPER.
* AT 11:00 AM WED THE STAGE WAS 30.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING & MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST.THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 33.0 FEET BY THUR EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT.AT 29.0 FEET.PARTS OF UTICA IN FLOOD. THIRD STREET RAMP OFF OF I-64 IS CLOSED. 10TH & 27TH STREETS ARE CLOSED AT FLOODGATES.
* FLOOD HISTORY.THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 33.0 FEET ON MAY 10 1961.

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1156 AM EDT WED APR 27 2011

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OH RIVER AT MCALPINE LWR.
* AT 11:00 AM WED THE STAGE WAS 62.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 55.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING & MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST.THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 64.9 FEET BY THUR EVENING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT.AT 66.0 FEET.FLOODGATES AT RIVERPORT ARE CLOSED.
* FLOOD HISTORY.THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 65.2 FEET ON MAR 5 1962.

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