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Posted: March 3, 2023

River flows to increase over next 24 hours

Flows in the Great Miami River and larger tributary rivers and streams are mostly in the normal range (25th to 75th percentile) for this time of year. This is expected to change dramatically over the next 24 hours as heavy rainfall drives flows up. North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) 10 day river forecasts indicate storage events are likely at all five MCD dams and exceedances of first action river stage are likely for Piqua, Troy, Dayton, Miami Shores/West Carrollton, Miamisburg, Franklin, Middletown, and Hamilton. River crests are expected to occur at various times on Saturday at most dams and flood protection features. The exception is Englewood Dam which tends to be the last MCD dam or feature to reach crest stage. The forecasted pool behind Englewood Dam isn’t expected to crest until Sunday. We will also post announcements and news on our facebook page: