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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chagrin River at Willoughby 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.95 ft on 03/22/1948
(2) 17.14 ft on 05/26/1989
(3) 16.83 ft on 05/19/1969
(4) 16.73 ft on 01/21/1959
(5) 16.57 ft on 02/28/2011
(6) 15.33 ft on 03/05/1964
(7) 15.22 ft on 10/15/1954
(8) 14.77 ft on 07/28/2006
(9) 14.74 ft on 05/20/1957
(10) 14.41 ft on 08/13/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.66 ft on 04/16/2018
(2) 16.57 ft on 02/28/2011
(3) 10.31 ft on 02/11/2009
(4) 14.04 ft on 02/06/2008
(5) 12.04 ft on 03/15/2007 (P)
(6) 13.04 ft on 01/05/2007
(7) 11.66 ft on 12/01/2006
(8) 14.77 ft on 07/28/2006
(9) 12.11 ft on 01/12/2005
(10) 11.57 ft on 02/23/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 500 year flood level.
18 100 year flood level. Major flooding from Willoughby Hills to Eastlake. Considerable backwtaer flooding along all tributaries.
16.5 The river gage is flooded. Major flooding will affect low lying property near the river.
16 Severe flooding occurs along Trailard, Milann, and Chagrin Drives, and along Dodd Road in Willoughby Hills. Significant flooding possible along unprotected low lying areas in Eastlake and Willougby. Chagrin River Road in Gates Mills floods.
13 Banks begin overflowing in Willoughby and Daniels Park. Flooding is possible along the northern section of Trailard, Milann, and Chagrin Drives in Willoughby Hills.
11 Lowland flooding occurs in Daniels Park in Willoughby and along some secondary roads near the Chagrin River.
8 Lowland flooding occurrs in the City of Eastlake.

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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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF 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 3,7 day graphics. 

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