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Sandusky River near Bucyrus Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 0.95 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 3:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 4:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 5:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 6:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 7:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 10:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:30PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 1:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 3:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 5:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 6:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 6:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 9:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 9:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 10:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 10:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 11:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.86 ft at 11:30AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.86 ft at 12:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 12:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 6:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 6:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 8:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 9:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 9:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 10:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 10:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 11:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 11:30PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 9:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 10:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 11:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 11:30AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 12:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 12:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 2:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 2:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 3:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 5:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 6:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:30PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 1:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 3:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 3:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 6:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 6:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:30AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:30AM Aug 23, 2019BCYO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:02AM Aug 23, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.72 ft at 8:30 AM EDT 23-Aug-2019. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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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: 9
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) 8.31 ft on 04/04/2018
(2) 9.28 ft on 11/19/2017
(3) 10.86 ft on 02/28/2011
(4) 9.40 ft on 02/06/2008
(5) 12.17 ft on 08/21/2007
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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.
12.5 Widespread flooding in Bucyrus. State Route 4 cut off. Water treatment plant inundated. Several properties near the river damaged.
11.9 The FEMA 1 percent flood level. Comparable to the 1959 flood. Signfigant damage to properties near the river. Water treatment plant flooded.
11 State Route 4 inundated on both west and east bound lanes in Bucyrus. Trailers at West Mansfield Street inundated. Flood waters up to the water plant doors.
10.5 Bucyrus water treatment plant threatened. State Route 4 flooded along the west side near Sandusky Avenue Bridge. Water enters river edge trailer park at West Mansfield Street bridge.
10 Flooding starts near the West Mansfield Bridge and the River Edge Trailer Park. North Sandusky Avenue near River Street flooded.
9.5 State Route 4 by the hospital in Bucyrus threatened. North Lane Street and River Street flood.
8 Lane Street Park Flooded. River Street inundated.
7 Sandusky River in Bucyrus out of banks and inundating Lane Street Park.
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
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 955.04 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 Not Available Not Available  

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