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Big Sioux River at Lake Kampeska Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 19.33 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.32 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.32 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.32 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.32 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.32 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:11PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:26PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:41PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.31 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.3 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:11AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:26AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:41AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:12PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:27PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:42PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 3:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 3:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 4:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 4:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 5:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 5:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 5:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 6:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 6:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 6:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 9:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 9:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 9:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 10:11PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 10:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 10:26PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:41PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 12:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 12:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 12:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 1:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 1:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 1:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 2:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 3:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 3:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 3:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:11AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:26AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:41AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 7:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 7:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 7:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 8:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 8:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 9:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 9:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 9:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 10:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 10:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 10:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 11:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 11:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 11:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 12:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 12:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 12:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 1:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 1:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 1:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:12PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:27PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:42PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 2:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 3:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 3:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 3:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 3:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 5:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 6:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 7:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 8:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 8:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 9:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 9:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 9:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:26PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:41PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 10:56PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 11:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 12:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 12:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 12:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 12:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 1:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 1:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 1:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 1:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 2:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 2:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 2:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 2:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 3:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 3:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 3:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 3:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 5:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 5:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 5:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 5:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:26AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:41AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 6:56AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 7:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 7:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 7:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 7:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 8:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 8:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 9:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 9:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 10:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 10:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 10:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 10:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 11:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 11:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 11:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 11:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 12:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 12:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 12:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 1:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 1:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 1:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 1:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 2:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.19 ft at 2:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 2:27PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 2:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 2:42PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 2:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 2:57PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 3:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 3:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 3:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 4:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 4:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 4:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 19.17 ft at 5:15PM May 18, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKAMS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:15PM May 18, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 19.17 ft at 5:15 PM CDT 18-May-2022. 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.

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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: NAD27

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
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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
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