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Kickapoo River at La Farge Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 8:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 10:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 10:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 11:15PM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 1:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 6:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 9:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 9:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 10:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 11:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15PM Sep 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLAFW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (4:00PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.08 ft at 2:15 PM CDT 2-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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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

Historical Crests
(1) 15.88 ft on 06/09/2008
(2) 14.92 ft on 07/01/1978
(3) 13.67 ft on 02/09/1966
(4) 12.84 ft on 08/19/2007
(5) 12.70 ft on 03/27/1961
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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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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
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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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