Forecasts for the Thompson River at Davis City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Both lanes of I-35 are overtopped along with many area highways and county roads. Widespread flooding occurs along both the Thompson River and its tributaries.
The Highway R15 bridge crossings are affected just north of Grand River. Flooding occurs in the low areas of Davis City.
Flooding of agricultural land occurs north of Davis City near I-35.
Widespread flooding occurs at the Davis City park including the campgrounds. Highway R15 floods just north of the town of Grand River in northwest Decatur county.
Water affects the Davis City park and campgrounds.
Water affects gravel roads from Shewmaker Park to Oakhill cemetery near the town of Grand River in northwest Decatur County.
Water affects the low areas of the Davis City park as well as some rural roads.
Flood Categories (in feet)
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Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 24.29 ft on 09/16/1992 (2) 22.80 ft on 08/08/1885 (3) 21.70 ft on 04/24/1897 (4) 21.00 ft on 08/27/1903 (5) 20.53 ft on 07/05/1993 (6) 20.30 ft on 07/06/1909 (7) 20.20 ft on 08/16/1914 (8) 20.10 ft on 06/14/1947 (9) 19.90 ft on 07/18/1922 (10) 19.60 ft on 03/28/1915 Show More Historical Crests
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