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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Big Darby Creek at Darbyville 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: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.94 ft on 01/22/1959
(2) 15.90 ft on 02/27/1929
(3) 15.62 ft on 06/03/1997
(4) 15.30 ft on 01/07/2005
(5) 15.07 ft on 02/25/1975
(6) 14.77 ft on 06/29/1998
(7) 14.70 ft on 01/27/1952
(8) 14.31 ft on 03/11/1964
(9) 14.00 ft on 09/15/1979
(10) 13.92 ft on 03/06/1963
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.03 ft on 05/19/2019
(2) 11.20 ft on 02/08/2019
(3) 10.46 ft on 11/03/2018
(4) 10.97 ft on 06/24/2018
(5) 13.32 ft on 04/05/2018
(6) 12.40 ft on 02/26/2018
(7) 10.78 ft on 02/17/2018
(8) 10.10 ft on 11/21/2017
(9) 11.53 ft on 11/07/2017
(10) 10.18 ft on 12/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.40 ft on 09/17/1932
(2) 1.53 ft on 08/27/2012
(3) 1.60 ft on 09/28/2016
(4) 1.68 ft on 09/10/2013
(5) 1.71 ft on 10/03/2014
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18 This is similar to the FEMA 1 percent flood and will exceed the flood of record of January 1959. Widespread lowland flooding occurs along Darby Creek from near Darbydale to near Orient downstream through areas near Darbyville and the creek valley in Pickaway County. Portions of Darby Creek Road and Route 762 near Orient are under water. Also, State Route 104 and McLean Mill Road may be restricted near Big Darby Creek.
15 Widespread flooding of low-lying roads occurs along Big Darby Creek in Franklin, Madison and Pickaway Counties. Numerous low-lying roads become flooded from near Georgesville to Darbydale to Darbyville to Circleville.
14 Flooding occurs near the Old Shady Acres Mobile Home Park near Circleville. Lowland flooding can be expected along Big Darby Creek from near Orient downstream through Pickaway County. Portions of Darby Creek Road are flooded, as well as some water rising onto Route 762 west of Orient.
12 Lowland flooding occurs along Big Darby Creek in Pickaway, Franklin and Madison Counties. Portions of Darby Creek Road north of Darbyville become flooded.
10 Lowland flooding occurs along Big Darby Creek in Madison, Franklin and Pickaway Counties.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
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Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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