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West Fork Des Moines River At Estherville (ESVI4)

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Flood Stage: 8 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.07
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
NOTE:Forecasts for the West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14.5
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:8
Action Stage:6

Historical Crests
(1) 17.68 ft on 04/12/1969
(2) 15.61 ft on 04/10/1965
(3) 15.53 ft on 06/08/1953
(4) 15.38 ft on 06/30/1993
(5) 15.21 ft on 07/10/1993
(6) 14.43 ft on 09/26/2010 (P)
(7) 14.36 ft on 05/10/1993
(8) 14.30 ft on 04/14/1984
(9) 14.27 ft on 06/29/1969
(10) 14.23 ft on 06/23/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Estherville

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Estherville

West Fork Des Moines River At Emmetsburg (EMTI4)

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Flood Stage: 11 Feet
Latest Stage: 1.85
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
NOTE:Forecasts for the West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:9

Historical Crests
(1) 17.77 ft on 05/23/1999
(2) 14.75 ft on 04/12/1969 (P)
(3) 13.80 ft on 06/30/1993
(4) 13.60 ft on 07/11/1993
(5) 13.25 ft on 06/25/1993
(6) 12.80 ft on 07/01/1969
(7) 12.73 ft on 05/12/1993
(8) 12.60 ft on 06/24/1984
(9) 12.57 ft on 04/09/2006 (P)
(10) 12.52 ft on 04/15/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Emmetsburg

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Emmetsburg

West Fork Des Moines River At Humboldt (HBTI4)

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Flood Stage: 10 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.74
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
NOTE:Forecasts for the West Fork Des Moines River at Humboldt are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:7

Historical Crests
(1) 15.40 ft on 04/14/1969
(2) 15.22 ft on 07/13/1993
(3) 14.77 ft on 07/03/1993
(4) 13.90 ft on 04/08/1965
(5) 13.43 ft on 04/13/1965
(6) 12.50 ft on 06/18/1984
(7) 12.31 ft on 06/29/2010
(8) 12.20 ft on 06/23/1947
(9) 12.10 ft on 05/03/2001
(10) 11.90 ft on 03/17/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Humboldt

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Humboldt

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