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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Minnesota River at Jordan are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.07 ft on 04/11/1965
(2) 33.52 ft on 06/24/1993
(3) 33.22 ft on 06/25/2014
(4) 33.11 ft on 04/18/2001
(5) 33.07 ft on 09/30/2010
(6) 32.85 ft on 04/14/1969
(7) 32.24 ft on 04/12/1997
(8) 32.20 ft on 04/29/2001
(9) 31.81 ft on 03/28/2011
(10) 31.73 ft on 03/23/2010 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.38 ft on 06/27/2015 (P)
(2) 33.22 ft on 06/25/2014
(3) 26.13 ft on 07/01/2013 (P)
(4) 20.41 ft on 05/11/2012 (P)
(5) 26.00 ft on 06/27/2011 (P)
(6) 31.81 ft on 03/28/2011
(7) 33.07 ft on 09/30/2010
(8) 26.64 ft on 07/04/2010
(9) 31.73 ft on 03/23/2010 (P)
(10) 20.43 ft on 04/09/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.66 ft on 11/22/1935
(2) 3.03 ft on 09/13/1976
(3) 3.27 ft on 09/15/1988
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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29.5 Highway 41 at Chaska may close when the river reaches this stage.
26.7 The bridge at Scott County Road 9 and Carver County Road 11/Jonathan Carver Parkway will be closed.
25 Low lying areas and some roads along the river begin to flood and private sanitary sewers may experience problems.
Photos
(1) Looking Upriver
(2) Looking Downriver
(3) Gage Bridge

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