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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 Linn Grove are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Bluffton
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.76 ft on 07/08/2003
(2) 14.42 ft on 06/19/2015
(3) 14.33 ft on 07/10/2003
(4) 13.87 ft on 03/17/1978
(5) 13.81 ft on 05/11/2021 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.81 ft on 05/11/2021 (P)
(2) 12.71 ft on 05/06/2017
(3) 12.36 ft on 12/29/2015
(4) 12.58 ft on 06/28/2015
(5) 14.42 ft on 06/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.10 ft on 11/01/1999
(2) 3.10 ft on 09/16/2002
(3) 3.10 ft on 11/02/1999
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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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17 There is extensive inundation and damage with many primary roads and bridges closed. Many people are to be evacuated.
15 The 100 year flood level is exceeded. Highway 1050 S in Adams County east of Geneva begins to flood.
14 Secondary roads are blocked. Roads near the east side of Geneva begin to flood. Some evacuations may be required and property needs to be transferred to higher ground.
12 The flooding of county roads begin.
11 Agricultural flooding begins. Low lands east of Geneva begin to flood.
(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) 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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