Ohio River above flood stage for most of FOX19 viewing area

By Steve Horstmeyer | e-mail

CINCINNNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio River will crest at or above flood stage along the entire length of the river in the FOX19 viewing area and will stay at or above flood stage for an extended period of time not dropping back to flood stage until late next week.

The following are the latest forecasts for the Ohio River from the Ohio River Forecast Center.

Ohio River @ Markland now 49.5' going above flood stage 3pm Friday then ***rising*** to 52.0' by 7am Sunday. (flood stage = 51')

Ohio River @ Cincinnati now 54.7' - it surpassed flood stage @ 7:10 pm yesterday and will ***rise *** to 56.5' 1pm Monday. (flood stage = 52')

Ohio River @ Meldahl now 51.4' - it surpassed flood stage @ 12:30 pm today and will ***rise*** to 54.3'@ 1pm Monday . (flood stage = 51')

Ohio River @ Maysville now 52.1' - it surpassed flood stage @ 4pm yesterday and will ***rise*** to 55.0' @ 1pm Monday. (flood stage = 50')

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