Forecasts for the Cedar Creek near Bussey are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Water approaches the underside of the Iowa 156 bridge.
Iowa 156 floods in areas east of bridge.
Iowa 156 floods in areas west and east of bridge.
Flooding approaches Iowa 156 along low areas. Rural gravel roads are affected near the creek.
Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Water affects primarily agricultural land. The town of Bussey is situated on locally high ground and is generally not affected by flooding.
Flood Categories (in feet)
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Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 34.61 ft on 07/03/1982 (2) 33.20 ft on 07/16/1982 (3) 28.91 ft on 07/08/2008 (4) 28.83 ft on 07/04/1981 (5) 28.53 ft on 07/05/1993 (6) 28.28 ft on 09/16/1992 (7) 28.06 ft on 07/03/1958 (8) 28.05 ft on 06/01/1946 (9) 27.83 ft on 07/28/2008 (10) 27.54 ft on 09/13/1961 Show More Historical Crests
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