Many Rivers In Flood

Many rivers are in flood across the region. With more rain expected over the next couple days, this flooding could worsen - and other rivers / locations could go into flood. If you live near rivers or other waterways, pay close attention to the forecasts over the next few days and be prepared to move to higher ground. With grounds soaked from recent rains, additional rainfall will go straight into riverways, and river levels will jump quickly. Significant flash flooding will be possible for a few locations if forecast rain amounts are realized. 

Kickapoo River - Viola
Viola
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 20 ft
Moderate Flood: 17 ft
Flood Stage: 14 ft
Action Stage: 12 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 21.25 ft on 06/09/2008
  2. 21.00 ft on 07/01/1978
  3. 18.20 ft on 08/20/2007
  4. 17.25 ft on 08/14/2010
  5. 16.21 ft on 03/15/2007

Kickapoo River - Readstown
Readstown
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 17 ft
Moderate Flood: 14 ft
Flood Stage: 11 ft
Action Stage: 8 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 19.65 ft on 06/09/2008
  2. 19.08 ft on 07/21/1951
  3. 18.82 ft on 08/20/2007
  4. 18.20 ft on 07/01/1978
  5. 13.98 ft on 08/15/2010

Kickapoo River - Soldiers Grove
Soldiers Grove
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 19 ft
Moderate Flood: 16 ft
Flood Stage: 13 ft
Action Stage: 10 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 21.63 ft on 07/22/1951
  2. 21.21 ft on 06/09/2008
  3. 20.00 ft on 07/02/1978
  4. 19.35 ft on 08/20/2007
  5. 15.30 ft on 06/01/2000

Kickapoo River - Gays Mills
Gays Mills
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 17 ft
Moderate Flood: 15 ft
Flood Stage: 13 ft
Action Stage: 11 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 20.44 ft on 06/09/2008
  2. 19.80 ft on 07/02/1978
  3. 19.79 ft on 08/20/2007
  4. 16.75 ft on 02/10/1966
  5. 16.50 ft on 06/01/2000

Kickapoo River - Steuben
Steuben
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 15 ft
Moderate Flood: 13 ft
Flood Stage: 12 ft
Action Stage: 10 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 19.16 ft on 06/10/2008
  2. 18.00 ft on 07/03/1978
  3. 16.84 ft on 08/20/2007
  4. 14.38 ft on 09/18/1992
  5. 13.99 ft on 06/02/2000

Cedar River - Charles City
Charles City
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 18 ft
Moderate Flood: 15 ft
Flood Stage: 12 ft
Action Stage: 9 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 25.33 ft on 06/09/2008
  2. 22.81 ft on 07/21/1999
  3. 21.64 ft on 03/02/1965
  4. 21.60 ft on 03/27/1961
  5. 21.44 ft on 08/16/1993

Upper Iowa River - Dorchester
Dorchester
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 19 ft
Moderate Flood: 17 ft
Flood Stage: 14 ft
Action Stage: 11 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 22.46 ft on 06/09/2008
  2. 22.20 ft on 02/28/1948
  3. 21.80 ft on 05/30/1941
  4. 20.89 ft on 03/05/1937
  5. 20.00 ft on 08/17/1993

Turkey River - Elkader
Elkader
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 20 ft
Moderate Flood: 18 ft
Flood Stage: 12 ft
Action Stage: 10 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 27.77 ft on 06/10/2008
  2. 27.32 ft on 06/15/1991
  3. 25.57 ft on 05/23/2004
  4. 20.50 ft on 08/29/1990
  5. 19.35 ft on 05/17/1999

Turkey River - Garber
Garber
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 23 ft
Moderate Flood: 20 ft
Flood Stage: 17 ft
Action Stage: 14 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 32.80 ft on 05/23/2004
  2. 30.91 ft on 05/17/1999
  3. 30.10 ft on 06/15/1991
  4. 29.13 ft on 06/10/2008
  5. 28.06 ft on 02/23/1922

 

 



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