Forecasts for the Middle River near Indianola are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Multiple county bridges are threatened. Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Water approaches the underside of the US 65/69 overpass.
Parts of Highway G24 are overtopped.
Water reaches the south shoulder of Highway G24. Numerous county gravel roads are overtopped.
Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Water affects several rural county roads. Road closures are possible near creeks adjoining the river.
Water affects agricultural land.
Flood Categories (in feet)
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Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 26.40 ft on 06/13/1947 (2) 25.55 ft on 06/06/2008 (3) 25.33 ft on 06/09/1974 (4) 25.00 ft on 06/05/1947 (5) 24.46 ft on 07/29/2008 (6) 24.08 ft on 06/10/2011 (7) 23.79 ft on 08/27/1987 (8) 23.49 ft on 06/12/2008 (9) 23.23 ft on 09/16/1992 (10) 23.04 ft on 08/26/1977 Show More Historical Crests
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