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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wabash River at Logansport are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lafayette
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.30 ft on 03/26/1913
(2) 21.32 ft on 05/18/1943
(3) 20.30 ft on 02/01/1883
(4) 19.69 ft on 02/11/1959
(5) 18.82 ft on 01/05/1950
(6) 17.85 ft on 02/27/1936
(7) 17.80 ft on 01/15/1930
(8) 17.80 ft on 06/12/1958
(9) 17.10 ft on 03/27/1904
(10) 16.45 ft on 02/16/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.27 ft on 04/20/2013
(2) 13.60 ft on 07/07/2003
(3) 12.24 ft on 07/05/2003
(4) 12.75 ft on 01/24/1999
(5) 11.70 ft on 02/27/1997
(6) 11.29 ft on 07/19/1996
(7) 12.34 ft on 01/05/1993
(8) 11.20 ft on 11/13/1992
(9) 13.26 ft on 12/30/1990
(10) 14.02 ft on 02/24/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.10 ft on 08/20/1941
(2) 2.68 ft on 07/14/2012
(3) 2.80 ft on 09/10/1999
(4) 2.87 ft on 10/02/2008
(5) 2.87 ft on 10/03/2008
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25 Flooding up to 4th Street in downtown area. Widespread flooding in outlying area with devastation in central Logansport. Many roads and bridges along Wabash River under water.
21 A very serious flood in progress with evacuation necessary.
19 Flooding of downtown businesses below 4th Street and one to two blocks either side of Goose Creek.
17 Flooding of residences along Wabash Av., Eel River Av., E. Melbourne Av., Biddle Island, Cliff St., Brown St., Georgetown Rd., S. River Rd West, east end of Pottawatomic Rd., near Cass Station Bridge and Goose Creek area begins to flood.
15 Flooding of Wastewater Treatment Plant and many river cabins and residences along Wabash River begins.
14.5 The Wabash River has not exceed this level since the start of the 3 flood control reseervoirs located upstream since 1967.
12 Flooding of low-lying agricultural and recreational areas begins.

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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) 7 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 573.28 NGVD29 to 572.82 NAVD88 on Aug 25, 2020.
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