Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Hocking River at Athens Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.19 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.19 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.19 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Highest Observation: 3.19 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Highest Observation: 3.19 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Sep 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesATHO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:32PM Aug 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:39AM Aug 30)Latest observed value: 3 ft at 10:00 PM EDT 30-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (EDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: NGVD29
Metadata
NOTE: Forecasts for the Hocking River at Athens are issued routinely year-round.
Return to Area Map
Upstream Gauge - at Enterprise Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:22
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:18

Historical Crests
(1) 27.00 ft on 03/01/1907
(2) 24.65 ft on 05/25/1968
(3) 24.18 ft on 03/11/1964
(4) 24.00 ft on 03/26/1913
(5) 23.68 ft on 01/07/2005
(6) 23.20 ft on 05/30/1990
(7) 23.10 ft on 03/06/1963
(8) 23.00 ft on 03/07/1945
(9) 22.95 ft on 03/03/1997
(10) 22.90 ft on 04/21/1940
Show More Historical Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.10 ft on 09/30/1969
(2) 2.11 ft on 07/24/1967
(3) 2.26 ft on 10/18/1967
(4) 2.28 ft on 09/19/1966
(5) 3.02 ft on 07/28/1999
Zoom Level:14
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
33.7 Ohio Universtity, route 33 in Athens, two eastern pump stations, the heating plant and Most of Athens are flooded.
28 Areas in Athens near the river and the College start to flood. Low areas south, southwest and east of Athens are flooded.
26 Areas in downtown Athens begin to flood.
22 East State Street in Athens and route 33 north of Nelsonville begins to flood.
20 Low areas and a campground and private camps along the river between Athens and Coolville begin to flood.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 39.328889° N, Longitude: 82.087778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 611.26 ft 631.26 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Charleston Weather Forecast Office
400 Parkway Road
Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 746-0180
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 27-Aug-2014 7:12 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities