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Hocking River at Athens Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.64 ft at 6:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:30PM Feb 11, 2016Highest Observation: 4.69 ft at 10:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 11:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 3:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.5 ft at 6:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 8:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 11:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 2:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 2:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.62 ft at 6:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 7:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.62 ft at 11:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 1:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 2:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 2:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 3:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 3:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 4:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 5:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 6:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.61 ft at 8:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.64 ft at 9:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:30AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 12:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 8:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 9:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:00PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:30PM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 7:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.55 ft at 8:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 8:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:00AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30AM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:00PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:30PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:00PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:30PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:30PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:00PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:30PM Feb 14, 2016Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:00PM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Feb 16, 2016Highest Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 17, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesATHO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:18PM Feb 14, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 10:05AM Feb 14)Latest observed value: 4.3 ft at 5:00 PM EST 14-Feb-2016. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.29 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 21.14 ft on 04/21/2011
(3) 21.40 ft on 03/21/2008
(4) 20.33 ft on 03/06/2008
(5) 20.77 ft on 01/13/2005
(6) 23.68 ft on 01/07/2005
(7) 20.80 ft on 09/18/2004
(8) 20.80 ft on 09/18/2004
(9) 20.81 ft on 05/20/2004
(10) 21.34 ft on 01/06/2004
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(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

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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.
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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  

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