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Big Sioux River at Lake Kampeska Stage (ft)Observed: 19.65 ft at 5:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 19.15 ft at 5:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 19.07 ft at 5:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 19 ft at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 19.61 ft at 6:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.97 ft at 6:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.98 ft at 6:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 19 ft at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.99 ft at 7:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.99 ft at 7:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.89 ft at 7:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.65 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.64 ft at 8:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.64 ft at 8:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.64 ft at 8:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.65 ft at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.65 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.66 ft at 9:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.67 ft at 9:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.68 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.69 ft at 10:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.71 ft at 10:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.73 ft at 10:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.74 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.77 ft at 11:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:26PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:30PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:41PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:45PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 11:56PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.83 ft at 12:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.83 ft at 12:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 12:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 1:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 1:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 1:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 2:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.86 ft at 2:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.93 ft at 2:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.88 ft at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.87 ft at 3:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.86 ft at 3:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 3:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 4:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 4:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 4:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.84 ft at 5:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.83 ft at 5:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 5:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 5:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 6:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 6:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 6:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 6:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:26AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:41AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 7:56AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 8:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.86 ft at 8:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.89 ft at 8:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.78 ft at 8:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.76 ft at 9:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.75 ft at 9:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.74 ft at 9:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.7 ft at 9:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.91 ft at 10:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.71 ft at 10:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.71 ft at 10:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.73 ft at 10:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.78 ft at 11:00AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.79 ft at 11:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:30AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 11:45AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 12:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.8 ft at 12:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 12:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 12:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 1:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 1:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.89 ft at 1:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 18.95 ft at 1:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.48 ft at 2:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.73 ft at 2:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.6 ft at 2:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.73 ft at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.18 ft at 3:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.26 ft at 3:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.18 ft at 4:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.3 ft at 4:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.4 ft at 5:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.22 ft at 5:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.53 ft at 5:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.59 ft at 5:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.6 ft at 6:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.49 ft at 6:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.41 ft at 6:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.4 ft at 6:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.4 ft at 7:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.47 ft at 7:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.67 ft at 7:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.64 ft at 7:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.54 ft at 8:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.4 ft at 8:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.39 ft at 8:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.36 ft at 8:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.28 ft at 9:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.31 ft at 9:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.45 ft at 9:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.37 ft at 9:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.4 ft at 10:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.3 ft at 10:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.39 ft at 11:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.39 ft at 11:15PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.25 ft at 11:25PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.25 ft at 11:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.18 ft at 11:40PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.18 ft at 11:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.23 ft at 11:55PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 19.23 ft at 12:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.23 ft at 12:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.21 ft at 12:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.19 ft at 12:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.16 ft at 1:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.33 ft at 1:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.39 ft at 1:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.12 ft at 1:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.1 ft at 2:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.13 ft at 2:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.33 ft at 2:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.32 ft at 2:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.29 ft at 3:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.24 ft at 3:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.33 ft at 3:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.42 ft at 3:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.31 ft at 4:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.26 ft at 4:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.59 ft at 4:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.49 ft at 4:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.41 ft at 5:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.96 ft at 5:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.66 ft at 5:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.44 ft at 5:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.49 ft at 6:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.51 ft at 6:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.65 ft at 6:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.76 ft at 6:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.67 ft at 7:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.99 ft at 7:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.01 ft at 7:27AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.01 ft at 7:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.15 ft at 7:42AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.15 ft at 7:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.1 ft at 7:57AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.1 ft at 8:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.21 ft at 8:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.67 ft at 8:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.89 ft at 8:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.84 ft at 9:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.56 ft at 9:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.61 ft at 9:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.78 ft at 9:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.41 ft at 10:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.25 ft at 10:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.27 ft at 10:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.16 ft at 10:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.07 ft at 11:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.97 ft at 11:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.03 ft at 11:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.89 ft at 12:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.85 ft at 12:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.86 ft at 12:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.81 ft at 12:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.36 ft at 1:00PM Mar 03, 2021Highest Observation: 20.35 ft at 2:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 20.22 ft at 2:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.51 ft at 2:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.97 ft at 2:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 19.72 ft at 3:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.86 ft at 3:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 3:26PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.82 ft at 3:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.61 ft at 3:41PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.61 ft at 3:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.5 ft at 3:56PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.5 ft at 4:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 4:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 4:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 4:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 9:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 9:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 9:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 9:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:15PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:26PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:41PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 11:56PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 12:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 12:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 12:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 12:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 3:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 3:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 3:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 3:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 4:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 5:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 5:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 6:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 6:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 7:27AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.41 ft at 7:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:42AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 7:57AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 9:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 9:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 9:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 9:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 10:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 10:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 10:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.45 ft at 10:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.45 ft at 11:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.45 ft at 11:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.46 ft at 11:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.46 ft at 11:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.46 ft at 12:00PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.45 ft at 12:15PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.45 ft at 12:30PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 12:45PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 1:00PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 1:15PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:30PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 1:45PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:00PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:15PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:30PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 2:45PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:00PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:15PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 3:26PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 3:30PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 3:41PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.43 ft at 3:45PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 3:56PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 4:00PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 18.44 ft at 4:15PM Mar 04, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKAMS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:00PM Mar 4, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 18.44 ft at 4:15 PM CST 4-Mar-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Gauge readings can be affected by backwater from downstream lake.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Big Sioux River at Lake Kampeska. Only observed stages are available for this point.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.40 ft on 03/15/2010
(2) 21.82 ft on 03/28/2019
(3) 21.60 ft on 04/08/2011
(4) 20.77 ft on 04/22/2018
(5) 20.17 ft on 06/20/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.82 ft on 03/28/2019
(2) 20.77 ft on 04/22/2018
(3) 18.70 ft on 09/23/2017
(4) 18.64 ft on 08/18/2015
(5) 20.17 ft on 06/20/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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24 Signficant amounts of crop and pasture land will be flooded
22 Pasture land begins to flood
21 The low water crossing on 167th Street is flooded
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Latitude: 44.948889° N, Longitude: 97.160556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 1700.85 1721.85 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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