Forecasts for the East Nishnabotna River near Atlantic are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Lansing Road floods on both sides of the river.
Flooding occurs in Atlantic. Widespread agricultural flooding occurs.
Water affects US 6.
Water affects agricultural land.
Water affects low lying areas west of Atlantic.
Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historical Crests (1) 22.81 ft on 09/12/1972 (2) 22.49 ft on 07/02/1958 (3) 22.36 ft on 06/15/1998 (4) 20.43 ft on 03/01/1965 (5) 20.10 ft on 03/17/1965 (6) 20.05 ft on 05/06/2007 (7) 18.74 ft on 06/12/2008 (8) 18.42 ft on 03/18/1979 (9) 18.39 ft on 06/14/1991 (10) 18.16 ft on 06/22/1964 Show More Historical Crests
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