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Olentangy River near Worthington Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWRTO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:49AM Oct 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.61 ft at 1:00 AM EDT 23-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Olentangy River near Worthington 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:18
Moderate Flood Stage:15
Flood Stage:13
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 15.68 ft on 01/21/1959
(2) 15.30 ft on 01/10/1952
(3) 12.66 ft on 03/10/1964
(4) 11.68 ft on 03/04/1963
(5) 11.58 ft on 05/20/1957
(6) 11.55 ft on 06/20/1973
(7) 11.53 ft on 06/14/2004
(8) 11.45 ft on 09/14/1979
(9) 11.32 ft on 05/27/1956
(10) 11.23 ft on 05/22/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 06/14/1996

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18 Widespread flooding occurs in sections of Worthington near the river, with homes flooded along Edgecliff and Plumtree drive in Mt. Air.
17 A stage of this level is just above the FEMA 1 percent flood level. Homes become flooded along Western Rosslyn and Kanawha Avenues and Tucker Drive in Worthington. Homes are flooded along Edgecliff and Plumtree drives close to the river in Mt. Air. Much of Olentangy park and the bike trail are flooded. Flooding extends onto the back of properties along Masefield street.
15 In addition to flooding near Mt. Air near Edgecliff and Plumtree drive close to the river...flooding worsens near Worthington near Olentangy Park and along the bike trail.
13 Flooding worsens in low areas along the Olentangy River in Mount Air...and lowland areas near the river in Worthington experience flooding. Flooding in and near Worthington is confined to Olentangy park and along the bike trail.
10 Flood waters approach residences along the river in Mount Air...between Olentangy river road and the river itself. Flooding does not occur in Worthington until stages near 13 feet.
9 FLOODING SPREADS FURTHER INTO YARDS OF HOMES NEAR THE RIVER IN MOUNT AIR...BETWEEN OLENTANGY RIVER ROAD AND THE RIVER.
8 Flooding of yards begins along the Olentangy River near Mount Air in northern Franklin County...only in low lying areas between Olentangy river road and the river.
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Latitude: 40.110278° N, Longitude: 83.031944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 742.4 ft 755.4 ft 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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