Forecasts for the Boone River near Webster City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flooding occurs west of the river to Union Street and east to Elm Street.
Flooding occurs along both river banks in the east part of town.
Water affects some residential areas near the river in Webster City.
Widespread agricultural land flooding occurs.
Low lying areas in close proximity to the river flood.
Water crosses the city walking path just south of the 2nd Street bridge and also over the walkway just north of the Bank Street bridge.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 19.10 ft on 06/10/1918 (2) 18.55 ft on 06/22/1954 (3) 18.17 ft on 06/28/2010 (4) 17.74 ft on 06/10/2008 (5) 16.00 ft on 06/18/1932 (6) 15.94 ft on 07/23/2010 (7) 15.91 ft on 04/06/1965 (8) 15.63 ft on 06/05/1991 (9) 15.55 ft on 05/25/2004 (10) 15.32 ft on 04/01/1993 Show More Historical Crests
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