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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 Upper Sandusky 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: 15.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.5
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.60 ft on 03/25/1913
(2) 15.00 ft on 01/22/1959
(3) 14.30 ft on 06/21/1937
(4) 13.89 ft on 08/22/2007
(5) 13.22 ft on 07/11/2013
(6) 11.65 ft on 03/01/2011
(7) 11.60 ft on 12/16/1977
(8) 11.45 ft on 02/07/2008
(9) 11.41 ft on 03/06/1963
(10) 11.39 ft on 12/23/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.26 ft on 05/11/2021
(2) 7.64 ft on 05/20/2020
(3) 9.68 ft on 11/19/2017
(4) 8.65 ft on 07/14/2017
(5) 7.55 ft on 12/29/2015
(6) 9.68 ft on 06/17/2015
(7) 11.39 ft on 12/23/2013
(8) 13.22 ft on 07/11/2013
(9) 11.65 ft on 03/01/2011
(10) 11.45 ft on 02/07/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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19 Record flooding throughout the valley north and south of Upper Sandusky.
18 Major flooding will occur throughout the valley north and south of Upper Sandusky.
17 FEMA 0.2 percent flood level.
15.5 River gage flooded causing higher river values to not be reported. Flood waters will begin to affect the residents along the Sandusky River north of Upper Sandusky to Mexico. Agricultural lands adjacent to the river will experience significant flooding. Some properties will be inundated.
14.5 FEMA 1 percent flood level. Many roads will become impassabe throughout Wyandot County. Flooding can be expected along State Route 199 south of Upper Sandusky.
13.5 Floodwaters will begin to affect a few homes in Upper Sandusky along Old Mill Road.
13 This rise will cause lowland flooding near the town of Upper Sandusky.

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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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