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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the St. Joseph River (OH/IN) near Newville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Montpelier Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Fort Wayne
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.98 ft on 03/12/2009
(2) 17.96 ft on 03/17/1982
(3) 17.78 ft on 05/18/1996
(4) 17.22 ft on 02/26/1985
(5) 17.05 ft on 04/06/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.25 ft on 07/01/2021
(2) 15.46 ft on 05/21/2020
(3) 15.20 ft on 05/04/2019
(4) 16.45 ft on 02/23/2018
(5) 13.92 ft on 04/04/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.60 ft on 07/18/2012
(2) 2.97 ft on 07/20/2002
(3) 3.07 ft on 09/29/2010
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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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19.3 Flood water begins to hit the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.
18 Record flooding is in progress and a few evacuations may be necessary. Many roads are flooded.
17 Residential flooding occurs in Leo, Indiana.
14 Significant flooding occurs on DeKalb County Road 42 about 3 miles northeast of Newville. Considerable agricultural and low land flooding occurs along the St. Joseph River to the Cedarville Reservoir.
12 DeKalb County Road 42 about 3 miles northeast of Newville floods. Agricultural and low lands flood along the St. Joseph River to the Cedarville Reservoir.
11 Minor agricultural and lowland flooding begins.
9 The river is at bankfull.
(1) Upstream view from gauge site
(2) Downstream view from gauge site

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Gauge Zero transitioned from 795.40ft NGVD29 to 794.75ft NAVD88 on November 19, 2013. 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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USGS River Gauge Camera St Joseph River near Newville IN
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Syracuse, IN 46567
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