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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sandusky River near S Fremont are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Tiffin Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.14 ft on 02/24/1979
(2) 15.88 ft on 03/15/1978
(3) 15.34 ft on 02/26/1936
(4) 15.20 ft on 02/10/1959
(5) 14.83 ft on 01/31/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.14 ft on 07/14/2017
(2) 11.15 ft on 03/02/2007
(3) 11.91 ft on 01/20/1986
(4) 12.63 ft on 02/04/1984
(5) 14.83 ft on 01/31/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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21 Widespread flooding north and south of the city.
19 Widespread flooding over portions of Ballville, Rice, Sandusky, and Riley Townships adjacent to the river. Shorewood Village and Wightman's Grove areas willl be flooded. County Road 201 south of Fremont will also be inundated. Portions of Fremont not protected by the floodwall will likely be flooded.
18 South of Fremont County Road 201 will be threatened and South River Road flooded. Wightman's Grove and Shorewood Village downstream of Fremont will be impacted by flood waters. Evacuations may be necessary.
13 Flooding begin in Wightman's grove north in Riley north of Fremont. South River Road will become inundated.
10 Flooding of lowland areas will occur just south of Fremont with water threatening South River Road.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 day graphics.

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