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Scioto River at Frank Road Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 5.35 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.2 ft 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCOLO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:03AM Oct 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:20AM Oct 20)Latest observed value: 5.35 ft at 2:30 AM EDT 21-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:27
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:24
Action Stage:16

Historical Crests
(1) 27.22 ft on 01/22/1959
(2) 26.61 ft on 01/06/2005
(3) 24.88 ft on 02/24/1975 (P)
(4) 24.78 ft on 06/02/1997
(5) 24.70 ft on 01/27/1952
(6) 24.70 ft on 03/21/1927
(7) 24.50 ft on 01/15/1937
(8) 24.45 ft on 12/31/1990
(9) 24.32 ft on 03/14/1933
(10) 24.12 ft on 06/20/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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30 This is approximately equivalent to the FEMA 1 percent flood. The Franklinton floodwall provides protection to the West bank of the river to 30.9 feet...with flooding in the Brewery District along and west of Short Street...and the Arena District closest to the river along West Spring and West Long streets. Flooding in this area is confined to West of Neil avanue. Extensive flooding occurs along and west of Riverside. Much of Jackson Pike floods...as well as portions of West Mound Street and Frank Road.
28.5 Portions of Greenlawn Avenue flood, as well as Lou Berliner park and some businesses in the Brewery District along Short Street. In addition, some businesses are flooded in the River South District near West Mound Street west of Front Street.
27.2 Major river flooding outside the City of Columbus occurs. While the city itself is protected at stages above this level...the Franklinton flood wall closes off several roadways...including potentially Highway 315.
27 Major river flooding outside the City of Columbus occurs. While the city itself is protected at stages above this level...the Franklinton flood wall closes off several roadways...including McKinley...Harmon and Greenlawn Avenues.
26 Lowland flooding worsens...especially in Marion Township near the Scioto River. The City of Columbus continues to erect the Franklinton flood wall to protect the city itself from flooding. The Franklinton flood wall and levee system protects the city to a stage of 30.9 feet. Outside the flood wall...moderate flooding occurs...with high water throughout Franklin County.
24 While much of the city remains protected at this stage...flooding occurs along the river outside the City of Columbus. A stage of this level will cause some flooding along the Scioto River in southern Franklin County...mainly in Franklin...Jackson and Marion Townships.
21 High water impacts the ramp from Interstate 270 east to U.S. Route 23 north on the south side of Columbus.
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Latitude: 39.909444° N, Longitude: 83.009167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 680 ft 704 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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