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Turkey River at Elkader Stage (ft)Observed: 8.66 ft at 2:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 2:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 2:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 2:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 3:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 3:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.66 ft at 3:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 3:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 4:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 5:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 6:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.58 ft at 6:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 7:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 7:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 7:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 7:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 8:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 8:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 8:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 9:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 9:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 9:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 9:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 10:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 10:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:15PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:30PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 11:45PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 12:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.52 ft at 12:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.52 ft at 12:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 1:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 2:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 3:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 3:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 4:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 4:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 4:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 4:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 5:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 5:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 6:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 6:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 6:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 6:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 7:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 7:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 7:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 7:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 9:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 9:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 9:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 9:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 10:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 10:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 10:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 11:00AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:15AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.45 ft at 11:30AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 11:45AM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 12:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 12:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 12:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 12:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 1:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 1:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 1:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 3:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 3:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 3:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 3:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 5:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 7:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 7:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 7:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 7:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 8:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 8:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 9:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 10:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 10:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 11:00PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 11:15PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 11:45PM Feb 27, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 12:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 1:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 2:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 3:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 3:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 4:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 4:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 4:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 5:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 5:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 5:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 5:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 6:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 6:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 7:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 7:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 8:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 10:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 11:00AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 11:15AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:30AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:45AM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 12:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 1:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 1:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 1:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 1:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 2:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 3:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 3:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 3:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 4:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 5:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 5:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 6:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.39 ft at 6:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 7:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 7:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 7:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 7:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 8:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 8:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 8:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 8:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 9:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 9:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 9:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 9:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 10:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 10:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.52 ft at 10:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:00PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.52 ft at 11:15PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 11:30PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:45PM Feb 28, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 12:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.55 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 12:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 2:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 4:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.61 ft at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 5:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 5:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 6:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.61 ft at 6:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 7:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 7:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 7:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.65 ft at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.65 ft at 8:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.69 ft at 8:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 9:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 9:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 9:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 10:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.7 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 10:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.75 ft at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 11:15AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.76 ft at 11:30AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:45AM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.72 ft at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.73 ft at 12:15PM Mar 01, 2017Highest Observation: 8.78 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2017Observed: 8.76 ft at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9 ft 6:00PM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9.2 ft 12:00AM Mar 02, 2017Forecast: 9.4 ft 6:00AM Mar 02, 2017Highest Forecast: 9.5 ft 12:00PM Mar 02, 2017Highest Forecast: 9.5 ft 6:00PM Mar 02, 2017Highest Forecast: 9.5 ft 12:00AM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 9.4 ft 6:00AM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 9.3 ft 12:00PM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 9.1 ft 6:00PM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 8.9 ft 12:00AM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 8.8 ft 6:00AM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 8.7 ft 12:00PM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 8.6 ft 6:00PM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 8.5 ft 12:00AM Mar 05, 2017Forecast: 8.5 ft 6:00AM Mar 05, 2017Forecast: 8.5 ft 12:00PM Mar 05, 2017Forecast: 8.6 ft 6:00PM Mar 05, 2017Forecast: 8.7 ft 12:00AM Mar 06, 2017Forecast: 8.8 ft 6:00AM Mar 06, 2017Forecast: 9 ft 12:00PM Mar 06, 2017Forecast: 9.1 ft 6:00PM Mar 06, 2017Forecast: 9.2 ft 12:00AM Mar 07, 2017Forecast: 9.2 ft 6:00AM Mar 07, 2017Forecast: 9.2 ft 12:00PM Mar 07, 2017Forecast: 9.1 ft 6:00PM Mar 07, 2017Forecast: 8.9 ft 12:00AM Mar 08, 2017Forecast: 8.8 ft 6:00AM Mar 08, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEKDI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45PM Mar 1, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:18AM Mar 1)Latest observed value: 8.76 ft at 12:45 PM CST 1-Mar-2017. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Turkey River at Elkader 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic 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) 22.57 ft on 08/26/2016 (P)
(5) 20.65 ft on 09/23/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.65 ft on 09/23/2016
(2) 22.57 ft on 08/26/2016 (P)
(3) 18.82 ft on 06/21/2014
(4) 16.09 ft on 05/31/2013
(5) 12.17 ft on 03/23/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 04/13/1992

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12 Minor flooding occurs in areas near the river.
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(1) Upstream view at Elkader, June 14th, 2012, Stage = 5.54 ft
(2) Downstream view at Elkader, June 14th, 2012, Stage = 5.54 ft
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Latitude: 42.843333° N, Longitude: 91.401111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 694.931 ft 706.931 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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