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Big Sioux River at Lake Kampeska Stage (ft)Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:12PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:27PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:42PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45PM Oct 12, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:11AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:26AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:41AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 8:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 9:12AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 9:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:27AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 9:42AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 9:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 11:15AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45AM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 2:45PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 3:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 4:15PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 4:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 4:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 5:12PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 5:15PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 5:27PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 5:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:42PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 6:15PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 6:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 6:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 7:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM Oct 13, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 10:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45PM Oct 13, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 12:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:26AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 1:41AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 1:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:56AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 2:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:45AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 4:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 5:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 6:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 7:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30AM Oct 14, 2021Highest Observation: 18.34 ft at 8:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:27AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:42AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:57AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45AM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:26PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:41PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:56PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45PM Oct 14, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:27AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:42AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:57AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 4:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 8:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:26AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:41AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 9:56AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:15AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 11:45AM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 12:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 18.33 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKAMS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:15PM Oct 15, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 18.33 ft at 3:15 PM CDT 15-Oct-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) 20.22 ft on 10/23/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.22 ft on 10/23/2019
(2) 21.82 ft on 03/28/2019
(3) 20.77 ft on 04/22/2018
(4) 18.70 ft on 09/23/2017
(5) 18.64 ft on 08/18/2015
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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
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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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