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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Vermilion River near Mill Hollow MP 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
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.14 ft on 07/06/1969
(2) 16.33 ft on 12/15/1977
(3) 16.13 ft on 03/04/1979
(4) 15.82 ft on 03/06/1963
(5) 13.80 ft on 01/21/1959
(6) 13.16 ft on 02/19/1981
(7) 13.11 ft on 01/27/1976
(8) 12.70 ft on 02/27/1962
(9) 12.63 ft on 03/02/2007
(10) 12.44 ft on 02/08/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.67 ft on 07/11/2013
(2) 9.39 ft on 02/28/2011
(3) 11.76 ft on 02/09/2009
(4) 9.41 ft on 02/06/2008
(5) 8.70 ft on 08/21/2007
(6) 12.63 ft on 03/02/2007
(7) 11.18 ft on 06/23/2006
(8) 12.44 ft on 02/08/2005
(9) 8.60 ft on 01/01/2005
(10) 11.54 ft on 03/15/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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17 FEMA 0.2 percent flood level. This is very dangerous situation. Residents in Key Harbor, Vermilion and Olympic Outing Parks should begin evacuation procedures immediately.
15.5 Floodwaters will approach U.S. Route 6. Residents living along the Vermilion River should be prepared for major flood losses.
14 FEMA 1 percent flood level. Significant flooding can be expected from Mill Hollow Park north to Lake Erie. This may require some evacuations in Vermilion River Park and the Olympic Outing Club areas.
10 Lowland flooding will occur in Mill Hollow Park.
9.5 State Route 60 in Huron County inundated.
9 Riverside Drive in Vermilion inundated. State Route 60 in Huron County threatened.
(1) Wire weight and river gage at Mill Hollow. Photo taken by NWS CLE
(2) Looking upstream of the gage. Photo taken by NWS CLE
(3) USGS Gage house at Mill Hollow. Photo taken by NWS CLE
(4) Looking downstream of the gage. Photo by NWS CLE
(5) Another shot looking downstream of the gage. Photo NWS CLE

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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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