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Sandusky River near Bucyrus Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 0.83 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2020Highest Observation: 0.83 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 11:30PM Sep 16, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 12:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 2:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 3:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 5:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 7:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 8:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 9:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 10:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 11:30AM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 12:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 1:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 2:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 3:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 4:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 8:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 8:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 11:30PM Sep 17, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 4:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 5:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 7:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 8:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 9:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 12:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 3:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 8:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 2:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 4:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 7:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 8:30AM Sep 19, 2020BCYO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:02AM Sep 19, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.6 ft at 8:30 AM EDT 19-Sep-2020. Flood Stage is 10 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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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Upper Sandusky
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11.5
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
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. Portons of the wastewater treatment plant overtopped.
14 Flood waters threatens property at the Bucyrus wastewater treatment plant.
12.5 Widespread flooding in Bucyrus. State Route 4 cut off. Several properties near the river cut off or inundated.
12 The FEMA 1 percent flood level. North Sandusky Avenue flooded. West Mary Street and North Poplar Street bridges overtopped.
11.5 Flood waters from River Street reach North Sandusky Avenue. Properties at West Mansfield Street inundated.
11 River Street inundated near North Sandusky Avenue.
10.5 Water enters properties near West Mansfield Street bridge and encroaches on River Street.
10 North Lane Street flooded.
9 Sandusky River in Bucyrus out of banks in multiple locations in Bucyrus. Harmon Recreational fields flooded.
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 10 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 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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