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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mississinewa River at Marion are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.20 ft on 03/27/1913
(2) 17.40 ft on 03/21/1927
(3) 16.88 ft on 06/11/1958
(4) 16.80 ft on 05/19/1927
(5) 16.00 ft on 08/05/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.09 ft on 05/10/2021
(2) 11.53 ft on 01/12/2020
(3) 12.57 ft on 04/27/2019
(4) 11.07 ft on 04/04/2018
(5) 13.00 ft on 05/05/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.87 ft on 07/14/2012
(2) 0.88 ft on 10/01/2008
(3) 0.89 ft on 09/26/2008
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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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21.6 Flood water begins to hit the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.
18 Major flooding is in progress. Most county roads near the Mississinewa River are flooded.
16 Lincoln Blvd and Jay Street north of SR 15 in Gas City near the river is flooded. High water covers most county roads in the flood plain.
15 Some roads near the river are flooded.
14 Flooding in eastern and northern sections of Marion is common.
13 Boots Street begins to flood as water backs up Massey Creek.
12.8 Flood waters cut off the Stone Crest Manor trailer park and the Quail Hollow neighborhood.
12 River is at flood stage. Water begins to enter Matter Park and crosses north Washington Street. Basements and homes along Boots Creek begin to flood. A few residents along River Road become concerned. Flood water approaches restaurant near Charles Park
10 A few residents become concerned if river continues to rise. County Road 1125 South near Matthews begins to flood.
8 River is near bankfull conditions.
(1) Dam on Mississinewa River
(2) High Water Mark at Marion Gauge
(3) Upstream view from gauge site
(4) Downstream 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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Gauge zero transitioned from 774.56 NGVD29 to 774.21 NAVD88 on July 24, 2012.
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