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Big Sioux River at Lake Kampeska Stage (ft)Observed: 19.03 ft at 8:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 10:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 10:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:00AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:15AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:30AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 11:45AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 12:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 12:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:40PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:55PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:10PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 5:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 5:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 6:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 7:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 7:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 7:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 7:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 8:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 8:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 8:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 8:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 10:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:00PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:15PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:30PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 11:45PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 1:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 1:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 1:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 1:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 2:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 3:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 3:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 3:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 3:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 4:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 4:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 4:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 4:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 5:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 5:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 5:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 5:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:41AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 6:56AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 7:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 7:11AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 7:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 7:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 7:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 8:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 8:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 8:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 8:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 9:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 9:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 9:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 18.99 ft at 9:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 10:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19 ft at 10:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 10:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 10:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:00AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:15AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:30AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:45AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 12:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 12:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 12:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 12:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 1:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 1:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 1:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 1:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 2:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 2:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 2:40PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 2:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:55PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 3:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 3:10PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 3:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 3:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 5:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 5:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 6:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 6:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 7:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 7:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 7:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 7:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 8:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 8:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 8:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 8:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:41PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 10:56PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 11:00PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 11:11PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 11:15PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 11:30PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 11:45PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 12:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 12:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 12:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 12:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 1:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 1:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 1:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 1:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 2:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 2:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 2:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 2:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 3:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 3:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 3:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 3:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 4:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 5:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 5:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 6:40AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 6:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 6:55AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 7:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 7:10AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 7:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 7:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 7:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 8:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 8:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 8:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 8:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 9:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 9:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 10:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 10:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:00AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:15AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:30AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 11:45AM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.01 ft at 12:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.02 ft at 12:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 12:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 12:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 1:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 1:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 1:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 2:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:41PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.03 ft at 2:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:56PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:11PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.05 ft at 3:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.06 ft at 3:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 4:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.07 ft at 4:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.08 ft at 4:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 4:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 5:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 5:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 5:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 5:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 6:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 6:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 6:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 6:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 7:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 7:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 7:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 7:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 8:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 8:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 8:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 8:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 9:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 9:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 9:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 9:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 10:00PM Mar 19, 2019Highest Observation: 19.13 ft at 10:15PM Mar 19, 2019Highest Observation: 19.13 ft at 10:30PM Mar 19, 2019Highest Observation: 19.13 ft at 10:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 10:55PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:10PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:25PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:30PM Mar 19, 2019Highest Observation: 19.13 ft at 11:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 12:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 12:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 12:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 12:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 1:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 1:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 1:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 1:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 2:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 2:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.12 ft at 2:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 2:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 3:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 3:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 3:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 3:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.11 ft at 4:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 4:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 4:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 5:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 5:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.1 ft at 5:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 5:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:55AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 7:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 7:10AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.09 ft at 7:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 19.08 ft at 7:25AM Mar 20, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKAMS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:30AM Mar 20, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 19.08 ft at 7:25 AM CDT 20-Mar-2019. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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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.

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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) 21.60 ft on 04/08/2011
(3) 20.17 ft on 06/20/2014
(4) 19.90 ft on 04/28/2013
(5) 18.70 ft on 09/23/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.70 ft on 09/23/2017
(2) 18.64 ft on 08/18/2015
(3) 20.17 ft on 06/20/2014
(4) 19.90 ft on 04/28/2013
(5) 21.60 ft on 04/08/2011
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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 187th 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
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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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824 Brown County 14 South
Aberdeen, SD 57401
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