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Scioto River at Piketon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:00PM Jul 17, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 1:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 4:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:00AM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:00PM Jul 18, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 1:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 7:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 11:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 4:00PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 1.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 1.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPKTO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:04PM Jul 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:35AM Jul 22)Latest observed value: 2.1 ft at 4:00 PM EDT 22-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:36
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:17

Historical Crests
(1) 37.20 ft on 03/13/1913
(2) 32.56 ft on 01/25/1959
(3) 31.70 ft on 03/11/1964
(4) 30.80 ft on 01/01/1937
(5) 30.10 ft on 03/06/1963
(6) 28.80 ft on 03/07/1945
(7) 28.40 ft on 01/07/2005
(8) 28.00 ft on 01/29/1952
(9) 28.00 ft on 03/03/1997
(10) 27.50 ft on 04/14/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.90 ft on 10/02/1961
(2) 0.30 ft on 01/16/1953
(3) 0.50 ft on 08/31/2012
(4) 0.60 ft on 09/21/2010
(5) 0.60 ft on 10/10/2010
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38 Major flooding occurs in portions of Pike and Scioto Counties...with water covering Route 23 near Piketon. Over a foot of water flows into portions of Piketon. Serious backwater flooding also occurs along creeks and streams flowing into the Scioto River.
37 About 1 foot of water covers Piketon...with many other towns flooded.
36 This is similar to the FEMA 1 percent flood. Some sections of US Route 23 are affected by high water. The river begins to top levees north of Piketon. Flooding worsens through Pike and Scioto Counties...with many low lying roads affected.
30 Many areas of Piketon become flooded...with serious flooding occurring in some portions of Pike and Scioto Counties.
28 Flooding affects portions of Piketon...as well as other towns along the lower Scioto River.
25 Flooding of several low lying roads occurs...and backwater flooding poses serious problems in Pike and Scioto Counties.
23 Backwater flooding worsens along creeks flowing into the Scioto River. Stretches of several low lying roads near the river are flooded. Scioto and Camp Creek Townships in southern Pike County experience the most significant flooding.
21 Several roads near the Scioto are flooded...including county roads along creeks emptying into the Scioto River. Ohio Route 220 at River Road is flooded...south of Waverly. Scioto and Camp Creek Townships in southern Pike County are most impacted.
20 Backwater flooding occurs along creeks flowing into the Scioto River. Scioto and Camp Creek Townships in southern Pike County experience the most significant flooding. Flood waters begin spilling onto low lying county roads near the Scioto River in Pike and northern Scioto Counties.
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Latitude: 39.070000° N, Longitude: 83.019722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 531.39 ft 549.39 ft  

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