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NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River at Sheldon are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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at Sheldon
Flood Stage: 0 KCFS
Latest Flow:
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River at Sheldon

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:11

Historical Crests
(1) 19.96 ft on 06/07/1953
(2) 14.10 ft on 07/22/2010
(3) 13.00 ft on 03/28/1962
(4) 12.50 ft on 03/12/2007
(5) 12.50 ft on 06/12/1984
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Sheldon

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Sheldon



NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River at Alton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Alton
Flood Stage: 12 Feet
Latest Stage: 5.51
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River at Alton

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:18
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 18.54 ft on 06/20/1983
(2) 18.40 ft on 03/23/1979
(3) 18.35 ft on 03/28/1962
(4) 17.97 ft on 07/23/2010
(5) 17.78 ft on 03/04/1969
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Alton

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Alton



NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River near Struble are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
near Struble
Flood Stage: 0 KCFS
Latest Flow:
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River near Struble

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:15
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:12

Historical Crests
(1) 15.86 ft on 07/30/2010
(2) 15.86 ft on 03/04/1994
(3) 15.86 ft on 06/20/1983
(4) 15.63 ft on 03/28/1962
(5) 15.50 ft on 02/19/1971
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Struble

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Struble



NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River at Le Mars are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Le Mars
Flood Stage: 0 KCFS
Latest Flow:
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River at Le Mars

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:24
Moderate Flood Stage:21
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:18

Historical Crests
(1) 26.40 ft on 06/08/1953
(2) 24.50 ft on 06/21/1996
(3) 24.40 ft on 04/03/1973
(4) 24.10 ft on 03/29/1962
(5) 24.00 ft on 06/21/1983
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Le Mars

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Le Mars



NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River at Merrill are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at Merrill
Flood Stage: 0 KCFS
Latest Flow:
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River at Merrill

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 20.00 ft on 09/18/1926
(2) 18.40 ft on 06/07/1934
(3) 18.00 ft on 06/08/1953
(4) 17.00 ft on 06/16/1983
(5) 17.00 ft on 03/24/1979
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Merrill

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Merrill



NOTE:Forecasts for the Floyd River at James are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
at James
Flood Stage: 26 Feet
Latest Stage: 8.98
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:
Wind Advisory
Complete information about
the Floyd River at James

available from
NWS Sioux Falls, SD.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:34
Moderate Flood Stage:30
Flood Stage:26
Action Stage:24

Historical Crests
(1) 28.85 ft on 06/21/1983
(2) 28.19 ft on 03/23/1979
(3) 28.13 ft on 02/19/1971
(4) 25.35 ft on 06/22/1996
(5) 25.30 ft on 06/08/1953
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for James

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