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Wildcat Creek (IN) near Lafayette Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.52 ft at 5:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:45AM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45PM Dec 07, 2017Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 2:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 7:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:45AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 12:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:45PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 7:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 5:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 7:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 1:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:45AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:45AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:45AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 17, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 18, 2017Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 18, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLYTI3(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (5:06AM Dec 14, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:42AM Dec 13)Latest observed value: 3.32 ft at 3:45 AM EST 14-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Wildcat Creek (IN) near Lafayette are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 6
Low Flow (in KCFS): 0.06

Historic Crests
(1) 25.40 ft on 03/28/1913
(2) 23.64 ft on 07/07/2003
(3) 22.91 ft on 04/20/2013
(4) 21.52 ft on 06/10/1958
(5) 20.70 ft on 05/26/1989
(6) 20.59 ft on 05/02/1983
(7) 20.27 ft on 01/14/2005
(8) 19.77 ft on 06/13/1958
(9) 19.60 ft on 02/21/2014
(10) 19.36 ft on 02/10/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.79 ft on 11/19/2017 (P)
(2) 14.32 ft on 07/22/2017 (P)
(3) 15.11 ft on 07/13/2017 (P)
(4) 12.86 ft on 07/01/2017 (P)
(5) 10.05 ft on 06/16/2017 (P)
(6) 14.53 ft on 05/21/2017 (P)
(7) 17.06 ft on 05/05/2017 (P)
(8) 10.90 ft on 04/06/2017 (P)
(9) 13.61 ft on 01/20/2017 (P)
(10) 15.56 ft on 12/29/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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22.91 In April 2013, flood damage occurred from Wildcat Creek in the Lafayette area.
16.5 On April 28, 2011, a lane located on the west and south side of Wildcat Creek just north of Eisenhower Bridge began to flood. Another foot or two and some homes would have been flooded along this lane.
15 Flooding of Wildcat Creek Park and possible residential areas in the vicinity of Eisenhower Rd.
10 Flooding of lowland areas in progress in portions of Tippecanoe County.
6 Near bankfull conditions.
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(1) Looking west at Eisenhower Rd. over Wildcat Cr. River stage 11.3 feet.
(2) Looking southwest at Wildcat Cr. from Eisenhower Rd. River stage 11.3 feet.
(3) Looking south at Wildcat Cr. from Eisenhower Rd. River stage 11.3 feet.
(4) Looking north at Wildcat Cr. from Eisenhower Rd. River stage 11.3 feet.
(5) Looking NNW at Wildcat Cr. from Eisenhower Rd. River stage 11.3 feet.
(6) Looking north at Wildcat Cr. from SR 25. Wabash River 18.4 feet.
(7) Looking north at BeachBarton Rd. North of sharp curve sign floods.
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Latitude: 40.440556° N, Longitude: 86.829167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 527.6 ft 537.6 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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