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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Hocking River at Enterprise are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Athens
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.00 ft on 03/13/1907
(2) 21.31 ft on 03/10/1964
(3) 20.00 ft on 03/06/1945
(4) 19.94 ft on 04/20/1940
(5) 18.31 ft on 05/24/1968
(6) 18.14 ft on 01/06/2005
(7) 17.87 ft on 05/28/1968
(8) 17.64 ft on 01/22/1937
(9) 17.04 ft on 04/04/2018
(10) 17.00 ft on 04/13/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.38 ft on 02/18/2022 (P)
(2) 13.49 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(3) 13.49 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(4) 15.77 ft on 02/13/2019
(5) 15.59 ft on 02/08/2019
(6) 13.64 ft on 04/16/2018
(7) 17.04 ft on 04/04/2018
(8) 14.04 ft on 02/17/2018
(9) 12.66 ft on 11/07/2017
(10) 13.18 ft on 07/14/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.06 ft on 09/23/2014
(2) 0.07 ft on 08/22/2012
(3) 0.08 ft on 08/31/1953
(4) 0.08 ft on 09/07/2016
(5) 0.09 ft on 10/01/1953
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22 This is similar to the FEMA 1 percent flood. Flooding of portions of Route 33 extends to near Haydenville. Major flooding occurs in Logan, Rockbridge, Haydenville and Enterprise. Evacuations may be necessary or property may need to be moved to higher ground. Portions of State Route 93 and State Route 664 are impacted in addition to flooding of low-lying roads near the river.
21 Major flooding occurs with much of Enterprise, Logan and Rockbridge affected. Several homes and businesses in these communities are flooded with evacuations possibly necessary. Portions of Route 33 are covered with water, as well as portions of State Route 93 and other low-lying roads near the river.
19 Many homes and structures in Rockbridge are flooded. Portions of Front Street in Logan become flooded including some homes and businesses. Evacuations may become necessary along Mineral Avenue. Low-lying roads along the river between Rockbridge and Logan become flooded. Flooding continues along Route 33, State Route 93 and Voris Road.
18 Several homes in Rockbridge are flooded, especially near and east of Jackson Street. Portions of Front Street in Logan are flooded. Flooding of a few homes and businesses occurs in Logan. Evacuations may be necessary along Mineral Avenue. Much of Rockbridge is flooded. Flooding also worsens along State Route 93 and Voris Road.
17 Flooding continues in the village of Rockbridge, especially between east of Jackson Street, with water surrounding homes and buildings on Mill and Main Streets. Many roads downstream of Logan become flooded. Flooding will also affect low areas along Route 33 near Enterprise and State Route 93 near Logan and Voris Road in Enterprise.
16 Flooding may begin along Voris Road in Enterprise. Also, flooding can be expected to affect some low areas of Route 33 near Enterprise and State Route 93 near Logan.
15 Water spills onto some side roads to Route 33 near Enterprise. Some areas of Rockbridge experience flooding, as well as numerous low-lying roads near Sugar Grove. Portions of Route 93 south of Logan become flooded.
14 Water spills into Kachemacher Park in Logan and onto low lying roads near Route 33 at some locations along the river. Also, water will be across State Route 93 just south of Logan. Lowland flooding also occurs in Rockbridge.
13 Flooding begins on State Route 93 just south of Logan. Lowland flooding can be expected in portions of West Logan, with lowland flooding near Rockbridge. Chieftan Drive and Zeller road along the river are also flooded.
12.5 Flooding extends well into the floodplain along the river. Flood waters extend to near the skirting of a couple of homes along the river in Rockbridge and closes Voris Road, Roley Road and Dupler Road.
12 The river comes out of its banks and begins to cover the flood plain area mainly near Rockbridge, with low areas near Enterprise also affected.

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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) River Forecast VS. River Potential
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble Outlook vs. Forecast

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 Day graphics.

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