Forecasts for the North River near Norwalk are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Water covers parts of Highway R63.
Highway R57 is affected.
Iowa 28 south of Norwalk is affected.
Secondary road closures occur.
Several rural gravel roads are threatened.
The fish hatchery on Highway R57 floods. Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Road closures are possible near creeks adjoining the river.
Water affects agricultural land.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 25.33 ft on 06/17/1990 (2) 25.30 ft on 06/13/1947 (3) 24.40 ft on 06/05/1947 (4) 23.91 ft on 06/13/2008 (5) 23.62 ft on 05/11/1996 (6) 23.40 ft on 08/31/1993 (7) 23.32 ft on 06/11/2011 (8) 23.25 ft on 06/10/1974 (9) 23.20 ft on 07/29/2008 (10) 23.13 ft on 04/25/1976 Show More Historical Crests
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