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Becoming breezy today and warmer. Rain returns tonight.

HERE IS THE LATEST WEATHER SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE OHIO VALLEY AND CENTRAL APPALACHIANS... Early morning clouds and fog will quickly translate to some filtered sunshine today. It will become breezy and much warmer across the lower elevations this afternoon as a warm front pushes across the area. Several locations should flirt with 80 degrees for highs. Rain will then increase from west to east tonight as the next cold front approaches. Behind the cold front winds remain breezy through midday Wednesday with high pressure eventually settling in Wednesday night. Tranquil weather is expected Thursday with another system approaching by the weekend.   Read More...

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River Conditions at: 04:40 AM 10/21/2019

Location
Flood
Stage (ft.)
Observed
(ft.)
Crest (ft.)Forecast for 8AM
Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.
Coal River
2012.57-----
152.02-----
25------
2510.0010.610.110.410.1-
Duck Creek
136.34-----
121.24-----
Elk River
-813.77-----
133.74-----
-4.64-----
114.14-----
-917.01-----
123.32-----
183.65-----
182.42-----
195.295.55.25.35.3-
12------
Gauley River
10.52.07-----
133.05-----
14------
153.26-----
202.66-----
-1358.43-----
192.282.42.32.32.2-
Greenbrier River
9------
152.352.72.52.42.4-
10------
13------
71.31-----
Guyandotte River
10------
111.77-----
-1035.421035.421035.4---
303.42-----
234.624.624.54.64.6-
153.55-----
-882.12-----
172.96-----
136.12-----
Kanawha River
273.593.593.12.62.2-
-9.51-----
-9.70-----
307.507.507.17.17.1-
-18.09-----
-10.15-----
Hocking River
120.34-----
202.873.32.83.22.8-
-721.14-----
162.42-----
25------
164.02-----
Hurricane Creek
175.07-----
Levisa Fork
-2.00-----
203.17-----
357.83-----
192.542.542.32.42.3-
143.10-----
-1389.961389.961389.6---
132.11-----
Little Kanawha River
-4.48-----
-------
-754.79-----
133.23-----
232.563.02.73.02.7-
366.667.16.87.16.9-
-3.73-----
3614.0614.214.014.214.2-
Little Sandy River
-------
-585.73-----
313.07-----
213.796.14.25.94.4-
Middle Island Creek
16------
142.33-----
Mud River
10------
19------
-------
Muskingum River
206.37-----
258.859.18.99.09.19.0
112.002.42.02.32.4-
2915.0815.415.015.415.415.3
New River
-1410.78-----
151.942.11.91.61.81.9
10.52.07-----
193.78-----
-4.33-----
Ohio River
3713.4213.4213.213.213.113.1
3516.0316.0315.915.915.915.8
3621.4921.4921.421.421.421.3
3512.7013.112.913.012.912.8
4113.6713.6713.513.613.513.4
46------
4025.1925.425.125.125.125.1
5013.9513.9512.913.012.812.7
5025.7025.7025.425.525.325.2
5234.3134.3134.234.234.134.1
5234.27-----
5414.9414.9414.014.413.713.0
Pocatalico River
301.89-----
Raccoon Creek
-3.75-----
212.11-----
142.42-----
Shavers Fork
205.28-----
134.05-----
16------
Tug Fork River
382.92-----
272.653.33.03.03.0-
-------
243.313.310.70.70.6-
172.95-----
Twelvepole Creek
-662.61-----
-591.90-----
-3.91-----
-------
-3.62-----
Tygart Valley River
101.77-----
13------
10------
234.47-----
14------
-1061.77-----
-5.24-----
193.613.93.93.93.9-
142.64-----
171.71-----
141.041.11.11.00.9-
11------
122.44-----
Tygart Creek
202.50-----
West Fork River
-8.58-----
176.47-----
161.60-----
141.401.41.41.41.4-
171.39-----
-1068.371068.371068.31068.31068.2-


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