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Scioto River at Frank Road Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.13 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.21 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Observation: 7.34 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Observation: 7.34 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Observation: 7.34 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCOLO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:18AM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:55AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 6.46 ft at 9:30 AM EDT 24-Apr-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
(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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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

River Stage
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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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