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Raccoon Creek at Bolins Mills Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)BOLO1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:50PM May 8, 2021)Flood Stage is 14 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Raccoon Creek at Bolins Mills. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.05 ft on 09/18/2004
(2) 16.01 ft on 06/24/2018
(3) 16.01 ft on 06/24/2018
(4) 16.00 ft on 01/07/2005
(5) 15.89 ft on 03/03/2017
(6) 15.85 ft on 04/02/2017
(7) 15.80 ft on 02/08/2019
(8) 15.27 ft on 03/20/2008
(9) 15.22 ft on 04/05/2018
(10) 15.13 ft on 02/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.63 ft on 02/14/2019
(2) 15.80 ft on 02/08/2019
(3) 13.61 ft on 12/22/2018
(4) 16.01 ft on 06/24/2018
(5) 16.01 ft on 06/24/2018
(6) 13.05 ft on 04/18/2018
(7) 15.22 ft on 04/05/2018
(8) 14.00 ft on 02/26/2018
(9) 14.50 ft on 02/24/2018
(10) 13.71 ft on 02/17/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.38 ft on 06/21/2006
(2) 1.44 ft on 08/07/2006
(3) 2.11 ft on 08/09/2005
(4) 2.20 ft on 09/03/2008
(5) 2.50 ft on 06/19/2008

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25 Several sections of Route 50 flooded.
17 Low spots on Route 50 start to flood, 200 to 350 feet either side of the Route 50 Bridge.
14 Field on the right downstream side of the Route 50 bridge starts to flood.
12 Low area on the right bank just downstream of the Route 50 Bridge begin to flood.
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Latitude: 39.230556° N, Longitude: 82.285833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 657.65 ft 671.65 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 658.00 ft 662.00 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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