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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Maumee River at Fort Wayne are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 9.6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.10 ft on 03/26/1913
(2) 25.93 ft on 03/17/1982
(3) 24.55 ft on 02/27/1985
(4) 23.90 ft on 01/01/1991
(5) 23.76 ft on 03/24/1978
(6) 23.58 ft on 03/13/2009
(7) 22.93 ft on 02/08/2008
(8) 22.50 ft on 03/08/1908
(9) 22.44 ft on 01/14/2005
(10) 22.40 ft on 01/15/1930
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.65 ft on 05/10/2021
(2) 18.40 ft on 01/12/2020
(3) 18.21 ft on 05/01/2019
(4) 19.94 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 19.04 ft on 05/27/2017
(6) 18.94 ft on 05/25/2017
(7) 13.19 ft on 04/01/2016
(8) 17.99 ft on 12/30/2015
(9) 21.48 ft on 06/28/2015
(10) 20.01 ft on 06/18/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.74 ft on 11/10/2008
(2) 0.85 ft on 07/18/2012
(3) 0.92 ft on 10/05/2010
(4) 1.05 ft on 10/27/2008
(5) 1.06 ft on 10/14/2008
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26 A record flood is in progress.
23 Approaching major flood.
22 Flooding becomes serious. Twenty-four hour flood fighting commences if river continues to rise.
21 An increasing number of city streets begin to flood. Evacuations are necessary in River Haven.
20 Some evacuations may be necessary in low, unprotected areas of River Haven.
19 The city of Fort Wayne launches 24-hour flood fight.
18 The lowest unprotected city streets begin to flood. Parrott Road between Maplecrest Road and Hartzell Road as well as residents of River Haven are affected by high water.
17 Flooding occurs in parks and farmland in Allen County. Unprotected lowland and county roads become affected by flood waters.
15 Flooding of city parks and farmland in Allen County begins.
(1) Downstream view from gauge site
(2) Upstream view from gauge site

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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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