The Ohio River levels reached 460.90 ft on March 7, 1997. This was the #8 highest water mark ever recorded in Madison, Indiana. Local residents still talk about this event as the largest flood in recent memory. It was still well short of the catastrophic 1937 flood at 475.90 ft. Here is a local video from the 1997 Madison flood.
Madison Indiana 1997 Ohio River Flood (Video)
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