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Little Sioux River near Milford Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)MIFI4(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (2:48AM Jul 5, 2015)Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Little Sioux River near Milford. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.50 ft on 07/15/2011
(2) 17.37 ft on 06/19/2014
(3) 16.84 ft on 08/23/2007
(4) 16.65 ft on 03/17/2010
(5) 15.91 ft on 04/09/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.37 ft on 06/19/2014
(2) 13.70 ft on 05/31/2012
(3) 17.50 ft on 07/15/2011
(4) 16.65 ft on 03/17/2010
(5) 16.84 ft on 08/23/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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17 190th Avenue is flooded south of the bridge near Horseshoe Bend county park.
16 170th Avenue from Highway 9 to 140th Street is flooded.
15.5 180th Street between 170th Avenue and 190th Avenue is flooded.
14.5 190th Avenue between 110th Street and 120th Street is flooded.
14 Significant amounts of pasture and other farm lands begin to flood.
12 Minor flooding of low lying agricultural lands begins.
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Latitude: 43.327778° N, Longitude: 95.201667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 1356.49 ft 1368.49 ft  
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