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Kickapoo River at La Farge Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 3.59 ft at 6:45AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:45AM Dec 02, 2016Highest Observation: 3.59 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:15AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:45AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:15AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:15AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:45AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:15PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:45PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:15AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:45AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:15PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:45PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 7:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 7:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:15AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:45PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:15AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:45AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:15AM Dec 05, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLAFW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (6:30AM Dec 5, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.55 ft at 5:15 AM CST 5-Dec-2016. 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 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Kickapoo River at La Farge 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: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 15.78 ft on 06/09/2008
(2) 14.92 ft on 07/01/1978
(3) 14.10 ft on 09/22/2016 (P)
(4) 13.67 ft on 02/09/1966
(5) 12.84 ft on 08/19/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.10 ft on 09/22/2016 (P)
(2) 12.62 ft on 08/14/2010
(3) 15.78 ft on 06/09/2008
(4) 12.84 ft on 08/19/2007
(5) 10.28 ft on 06/02/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.50 ft on 11/03/1939
(2) 2.02 ft on 06/14/1978

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14 There is significant flooding in and around La Farge.
13 Some roads are under water and several residences and businesses are affected. However the majority of the people in town are still dry.
12 Agricultural land adjacent to the river is flooded and minor flooding affects some residences and commercial properties. Water may also go over Highway 131 south of La Farge near Ski Hill Road, and also over Winchell Valley Road at Bridge 8.
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(1) Upstream view at La Farge, May 13th, 2010, Stage = 6.01 ft
(2) Downstream view at La Farge, May 13th, 2010, Stage = 6.01 ft
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Latitude: 43.574167° N, Longitude: 90.643611° 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
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 781.44 ft 793.44 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 781.54 ft 793.54 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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