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Sandusky River near Bucyrus Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2021Highest Observation: 1.34 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 8:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 9:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 10:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:00PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:30PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 2:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 2:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 3:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 3:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 5:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 5:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 6:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 6:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 7:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:30AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 12:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 12:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 1:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 1:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 2:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 3:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 3:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 4:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 6:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 6:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 9:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 9:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 10:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 10:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:00PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:30PM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 2:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 2:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 3:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 3:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 6:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 6:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 7:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 7:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 10:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 10:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 11:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 11:30AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 12:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 12:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 1:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 1:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 3:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 3:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 6:30PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:00PM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:30PM Nov 29, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBCYO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:02PM Nov 29, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.14 ft at 7:30 PM EST 29-Nov-2021. Flood Stage is 8.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Sandusky River near Bucyrus. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8.5
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.50 ft on 03/23/1913
(2) 12.17 ft on 08/21/2007
(3) 11.90 ft on 01/22/1959
(4) 11.60 ft on 07/02/1987
(5) 10.86 ft on 02/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.24 ft on 05/10/2021 (P)
(2) 8.31 ft on 04/04/2018
(3) 9.28 ft on 11/19/2017
(4) 10.86 ft on 02/28/2011
(5) 9.40 ft on 02/06/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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14.5 Record flood level. Comparable to the 1913 flood with significant damages across the area. Portons of the wastewater treatment plant overtopped.
14 Flood waters threatens property at the Bucyrus wastewater treatment plant.
12 The FEMA 1 percent flood level. North Sandusky Avenue flooded. West Mary Street and North Poplar Street bridges overtopped.
11.5 Widespread flooding in Bucyrus. State Route 4 cut off. Several properties near the river cut off or inundated.
11 Major flooding in Bucyrus.
10.5 Water enters properties near West Mansfield Street bridge.
10 Moderate flooding in Bucyrus. Properties along North Sandusky Avenue and River Street flooded. Several low lying roads along the Sandusky River flooded across Crawford County. Kerstetter Road flooded near the river gage.
9.5 Low lying properties near Harmon Field unundated. Properties along River Street flooded.
9 Flood waters impact North Lane Street, River Street, and North Sandusky Road at River Street.
8.5 Sandusky River in Bucyrus out of banks in multiple locations in Bucyrus. Shupp Road west of Bucyrus flooded. Harmon and Aumiller Parks flooded.
8 Park flooding and low lying access roads cut off in Bucyrus.
7 River at bankfull.
Photos
(1) Photo of USGS river gage located on left bank of the downstream side of the Kerstetter Road bridge,
(2) Photo taken by Service Hydrologist Sarah Jamison looking upstream of the river gage.
(3) Photo taken by Service Hydrologist Sarah Jamison looking downstream of the river gage.
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Latitude: 40.803611° N, Longitude: 83.005833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8.5 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 954.53 963.03 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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