Forecasts for the South Raccoon River at Redfield are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Water approaches the underside of the H Avenue bridge at its abutments.
Water affects H Avenue near the bridge over the river.
Gravel roads on the west and south sides of Redfield are affected as well as Delta Circle Road in the vicinity of the H Avenue bridge.
Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 29.04 ft on 07/02/1958 (2) 26.98 ft on 07/10/1993 (3) 25.15 ft on 07/01/1986 (4) 25.12 ft on 09/06/1958 (5) 24.67 ft on 06/15/1998 (6) 24.30 ft on 06/12/1947 (7) 24.04 ft on 07/28/2008 (8) 23.80 ft on 05/20/1944 (9) 23.08 ft on 06/10/1953 (10) 22.81 ft on 03/19/1979 Show More Historical Crests
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