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Fox River at Dayton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:00AM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:15AM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 11:30AM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 11:45AM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 1:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 5.82 ft at 2:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 2:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 3:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 5:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 6:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 6:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:00PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:15PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:30PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:45PM Sep 27, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 2:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 2:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 2:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 3:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 5:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 8:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 9:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 9:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 9:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:15AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:30AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:45AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 1:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 2:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 3:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 4:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 5:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 10:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:15PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:30PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:45PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:15AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:30AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:45AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 4:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 8:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:15PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:30PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:45PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 5:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 7:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 7:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 7:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:45AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:15AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:30AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:45AM Sep 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDAYI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:50AM Sep 30, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.69 ft at 9:45 AM CDT 30-Sep-2014. 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 Fox River at Dayton 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:24
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:11

Historical Crests
(1) 36.47 ft on 01/25/1960
(2) 33.19 ft on 02/11/1988
(3) 32.04 ft on 01/30/1952
(4) 32.00 ft on 01/10/1973
(5) 24.63 ft on 10/11/1954
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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15.5 Flooding begins of residences in Ottawa downstream of I and M canal.
14 Homes approximately 1 mile downstream of Wedron begin to flood.
13 Some lowland flooding of high school parking lot in Ottawa begins.
12 The river begins to overflow banks in the lowest areas.
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(1) Looking upstream from bridge. Stage 7.12 feet.
(2) Looking downstream from bridge. Stage 7.12 feet.
(3) Looking downstream at massive ice jam 1/5/2010.
(4) Looking upstream at massive ice jam 1/5/2010.
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Latitude: 41.383889° N, Longitude: 88.789722° 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 29 462.3 ft 474.3 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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