The Ohio River Flood of 1996 in Wheeling
| Date: January 21
|| High water mark: 46.1
||| 10.1 feet over flood stage
When the river crested at 10.1 feet over flood stage on January 21, 1996, nearly 1,100 homes on Wheeling Island were under six feet of water temporarily displacing about 3,000 residents.
-photographs taken by James Janos
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▶ Vertical File: Wheeling Flood of 1996, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.
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