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Forecasts for the East Fork 102 River at Bedford are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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East Main Street near the water plant floods. Some residences near the floodplain on the southeast side of town flood as well.
Lowland areas north and south of town flood...as well as the fairgrounds south of town.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Historical Crests (1) 23.98 ft on 06/05/2010 (2) 23.85 ft on 07/05/1993 (3) 23.47 ft on 07/14/1986 (4) 23.33 ft on 07/01/1993 (5) 23.02 ft on 08/28/2006 (6) 22.88 ft on 05/07/2007 (7) 22.65 ft on 04/20/1992 (8) 22.60 ft on 07/31/1999 (9) 22.60 ft on 03/24/2009 (10) 22.34 ft on 09/09/1989 Show More Historical Crests
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