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NOTE:Forecasts for the Rock River at Luverne are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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at Luverne
Flood Stage: 10 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.78
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Rock River at Luverne

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 14.23 ft on 05/08/1993
(2) 13.20 ft on 06/13/1914
(3) 13.13 ft on 04/08/1969
(4) 12.69 ft on 09/24/2010
(5) 12.25 ft on 04/23/2001
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Luverne

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Luverne



NOTE:Forecasts for the Rock River at Rock Rapids are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Rock Rapids
Flood Stage: 13 Feet
Latest Stage: 7.61
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Rock River at Rock Rapids

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:19
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:13
Action Stage:11

Historical Crests
(1) 22.25 ft on 09/25/2010
(2) 19.79 ft on 03/15/2007
(3) 17.81 ft on 04/08/2006
(4) 16.49 ft on 06/06/2008
(5) 15.66 ft on 03/22/2011
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Rock Rapids

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Rock Rapids



NOTE:Forecasts for the Rock River at Rock Valley are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Rock Valley
Flood Stage: 16 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.85
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Complete information about
the Rock River at Rock Valley

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:19
Moderate Flood Stage:17
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:14

Historical Crests
(1) 19.97 ft on 05/09/1993
(2) 19.89 ft on 09/25/2010
(3) 18.91 ft on 03/23/1979
(4) 18.85 ft on 06/20/1983
(5) 18.27 ft on 06/14/1994
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Rock Valley

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Rock Valley


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