How this year's flooding compares to other recent floods

The flooding that has occurred so far this year has been farily close to recent floods along the Ohio River. Here is a table that shows recent comparisons for several points along the Ohio River.

table of crest comparisons

Sometimes it is easier to see these things graphically. Here is a graph of Newburgh...

Newburgh crest comparisons

In the graph, the blue line represents this year's river levels, while the 1997 and 2005 crests are labelled near the top. The next graph is for Smithland...

Smithland crest comparison graph

Again, the blue line shows this year's river levels, while the 1997 and 2005 crests are labelled near the top.



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