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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Auglaize River at Ft. Jennings are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Defiance
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.30 ft on 01/23/1959
(2) 19.76 ft on 07/15/1992
(3) 19.44 ft on 02/07/2008
(4) 19.41 ft on 02/07/2008
(5) 19.07 ft on 02/11/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.54 ft on 05/11/2021 (P)
(2) 13.73 ft on 05/20/2020
(3) 18.99 ft on 05/18/2019
(4) 14.28 ft on 11/03/2018
(5) 13.33 ft on 07/24/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.41 ft on 09/25/2008
(2) 1.50 ft on 06/21/2012
(3) 1.53 ft on 09/07/2020
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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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21.4 Flood water begins to hit the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.
20 A major flood is in progress. Extensive inundation and damage of property can be expected. Many primary roads and bridges will be closed and numerous evacuations will be necessary.
16 Moderate flooding begins along the Auglaize River with secondary roads and agricultural lands as well as homes nearest the river being affected by flood waters. Some evacuations of people and property may be necessary.
13 Minor flooding begins in the northwest Ohio counties of northwest Allen, northeast Van Wert, and southwest Putnam. Farm land nearest the Auglaize river will be affected by flood water.
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream

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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.

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Gauge zero transitioned from 713.60 NGVD29 to 712.99 NAVD88 on Oct 1, 2011.

USGS River Gauge Camera Auglaize River near Fort Jennings
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