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Scioto River at Prospect Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.57 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPRGO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:01PM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.57 ft at 2:00 PM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Scioto River at Prospect are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 21.10 ft on 03/25/1913
(2) 15.30 ft on 01/21/1959
(3) 15.14 ft on 03/07/1963
(4) 15.00 ft on 03/22/1927
(5) 14.90 ft on 07/18/1915
(6) 14.80 ft on 04/22/1920
(7) 14.30 ft on 07/05/1987
(8) 14.19 ft on 01/01/1991
(9) 14.18 ft on 01/06/2005
(10) 14.00 ft on 02/27/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.99 ft on 12/08/2011
(2) 13.90 ft on 03/03/2011
(3) 13.69 ft on 02/09/2008
(4) 11.57 ft on 01/11/2008 (P)
(5) 10.12 ft on 12/14/2007 (P)
(6) 11.48 ft on 03/26/2007 (P)
(7) 11.09 ft on 03/17/2007 (P)
(8) 12.44 ft on 03/04/2007 (P)
(9) 11.82 ft on 12/04/2006
(10) 9.22 ft on 10/27/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.90 ft on 08/01/1930

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22 500 year flood. Comparable to the 1913 flood of record. Devastating flooding to Prospect and communities north.
20 Floodwaters inundate most of northern, western, and southern Prospect.
19.5 100 year flood level.
18 Flood waters threatens the Route 47 bridge with widespread flooding along northern parts of town west of 5th Street. Flood waters threaten Main Street in downtown Prospect. Many roads in and out of town are inundated.
17 Widespread flooding occurs northern parts of Prospect. The most significant flooding occurs on North Elm Street, Northeast Street, Sellers Street, and Mulberry Street.
15 Widespread flooding occurs northern parts of Prospect. The most significant flooding occurs on north Elm Street, Northeast Street, Sellers Street, and Mulberry Street.
13.5 Flooding occurs along several streets north of Market Street including North Elm Street, Northeast Street, Sellers Street, and Mulberry Street. Extensive crop flooding. Highway 203 is covered with flood waters for 2 miles.
12 Highway 203 inaccessible north of Prospect. Elm and West River Road are flooded. Prospect and Upper Sandusky Roads are also flooded.
10 Highway 203 is inaccessible north of Prospect. Flooding occurs near Elm Street in northern parts of Prospect.
9 Water inundates low portions of Highway 203 north of Prospect.
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Latitude: 40.419444° N, Longitude: 83.197222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 886.06 895.06 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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THE MODERATE AND MAJOR FLOOD STAGES AT PROSPECT HAVE BEEN RAISED RECENTLY. THE ADDITION OF A NEW BRIDGE IN TOWN WIDENED THE RIVER CHANNEL NECESSITATED THESE CHANGES. THESE CHANGES WERE PRE-COORDINATED WITH LOCAL AND COUNTY OFFICIALS.
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