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Waterman Creek near Sutherland Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 1232.34 ft at 11:30PM Jan 23, 2023Observed: 1232.33 ft at 12:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.34 ft at 12:30AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.38 ft at 1:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.38 ft at 2:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.38 ft at 3:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.38 ft at 4:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.38 ft at 5:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.46 ft at 6:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.48 ft at 7:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.51 ft at 12:15PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.48 ft at 2:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.5 ft at 3:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.53 ft at 7:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 1232.44 ft at 1:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 1232.56 ft at 3:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 1232.3 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 1232.53 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 1232.57 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 1232.59 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 1232.67 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 1232.69 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 1232.7 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 1232.71 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 1232.56 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2023Iowa Flood CenterSWCI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (6:49PM Jan 31, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 1232.56 ft at 4:00 AM CST 28-Jan-2023. Flood Stage is 1235 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Waterman Creek near Sutherland. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1241
Moderate Flood Stage: 1239
Flood Stage: 1235
Action Stage: 1233
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 1,242.20 ft on 09/20/2018
(2) 1,239.83 ft on 03/14/2019
(3) 1,235.50 ft on 07/01/2018
(4) 1,233.08 ft on 05/27/2020

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,233.08 ft on 05/27/2020
(2) 1,239.83 ft on 03/14/2019
(3) 1,242.20 ft on 09/20/2018
(4) 1,235.50 ft on 07/01/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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1241 470th Street will begin flooding.
1239 significant flooding of crop land begins.
1235 ditches fill and minor lowland flooding begins.
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Latitude: 42.967774° N, Longitude: 95.425321° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

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NWS stage 0 ft 1235 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 0.00 1235.00 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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