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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kokosing River at Mt Vernon 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.5
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.19 ft on 01/21/1959
(2) 14.82 ft on 06/29/1998
(3) 13.85 ft on 02/28/2011
(4) 13.08 ft on 03/10/1964
(5) 12.99 ft on 03/04/1963
(6) 12.34 ft on 02/25/1956
(7) 11.91 ft on 05/20/1957
(8) 11.87 ft on 01/12/2005
(9) 11.59 ft on 06/01/1997
(10) 10.63 ft on 05/19/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.02 ft on 12/06/2011
(2) 13.85 ft on 02/28/2011
(3) 9.53 ft on 03/04/2008
(4) 10.63 ft on 03/02/2007
(5) 11.87 ft on 01/12/2005
(6) 9.69 ft on 04/08/2000
(7) 9.80 ft on 12/22/1998
(8) 14.82 ft on 06/29/1998
(9) 11.59 ft on 06/01/1997
(10) 10.45 ft on 05/11/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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18 FEMA 0.2 percent flood level.
17 Major flooding will occur from Howard Street to Greenwood Avenue and along Division, Butler and Kirk Streets.
15.5 Significant flooding can be expected along Mt. Vernon and Maplewood Avenues and from Cherry to Maple Streets. Also flooding will occur along Center, Curtis and Adams Runs.
14.5 Levee breached siginificant flooding along area roads including Mt. Vernon, Maplewood Avenue, Cherry to Maple. Backwater flooding along Center Run, Curtis Run and Adams Run.
14 FEMA 1 percent flood level. River approaching top of levee system.

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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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