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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tuscarawas River at Massillon are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 14.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23,500 cfs on 03/27/1913
(2) 10,700 cfs on 07/05/1969
(3) 9,070 cfs on 09/15/1979
(4) 8,808 cfs on 06/19/2019
(5) 7,220 cfs on 01/22/1959
(6) 6,940 cfs on 03/05/1940
(7) 6,540 cfs on 01/06/2005
(8) 6,510 cfs on 04/16/2018
(9) 6,490 cfs on 04/13/1994
(10) 6,390 cfs on 03/01/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8,808 cfs on 06/19/2019
(2) 6,510 cfs on 04/16/2018
(3) 6,390 cfs on 03/01/2011
(4) 6,360 cfs on 02/06/2008
(5) 5,990 cfs on 08/22/2007
(6) 6,540 cfs on 01/06/2005
(7) 6,490 cfs on 04/13/1994
(8) 6,260 cfs on 12/31/1990
(9) 9,070 cfs on 09/15/1979
(10) 6,320 cfs on 12/15/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24 FEMA 0.2 percent flood level. Flood waters will spread onto Third Street.
23 Properties on Ohio Street Southwest in Navarre flooded. Numerous roads between Canal Fulton and Navarre flooded including Route 21 and 62.
22 FEMA 1 percent flood level. Significant flooding can be expected in many unprotected areas along the river.
21 Flooding along the Tuscarawas River near Massillon will be confined to areas north of the levee protection in part due to backwater from Newman Creek. Portions of Route 21 and 62 flooded.
19 U.S. Route 62 near Navarre inundated.
18 Flooding begins in the Agathon Park area to Route 21. Water encroaches on Route 62 in Navarre. Flood waters may force the closing of two railroad crossings in Massillon.
16 Community Park in Canal Fulton flooding. In Massillon, backwater possible along Newman and Plum Creeks. This could lead to minor road flooding along Lever Raod, High Street, Cherry Street, and First Street Northwest.
14.5 Pumping stations along the levee system utlized.

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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)
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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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