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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: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
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) 13.04 ft on 03/29/2020 (P)
(2) 12.66 ft on 04/16/2018
(3) 16.57 ft on 02/28/2011
(4) 10.31 ft on 02/11/2009
(5) 14.04 ft on 02/06/2008
(6) 12.04 ft on 03/15/2007 (P)
(7) 13.04 ft on 01/05/2007
(8) 11.66 ft on 12/01/2006
(9) 14.77 ft on 07/28/2006
(10) 12.11 ft on 01/12/2005
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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 Significant flooding in Lake County. In Eastlake areas like Riverside Drive, Willoughby Hills along Dodd Road, Daniels Park in Willoughby, Chagrin River Road, and several other secondary roads along the Chagrin River. Severe flooding occurs along Trailard, Milann, and Chagrin Drives. Flood waters encroach on North Riverview Drive in Eastlake.
15 Flood waters threaten properties along Dodd Road in Willoughby Hills. Properties on Riverside Drive impacted in Eastlake.
14 Property flooded in Trailard, Milann, and Chagrin Drives in Waite Hill. Riverside Drive and Boulevard in Eastlake cut off.
13 Flooding is possible along the northern section of Trailard, Milann, and Chagrin Drives in Waite Hill. Dodd Road inundated near Eagle Road.
12 Some secondary roads near the Chagrin River flood.
11 Lowland flooding occurs in Daniels Park in Willoughby and 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
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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 3,7 day graphics.

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