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Zumbro River at Zumbro Lake Pool (ft)Observed: 912.9 ft at 6:45AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 7:40AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 8:35AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 9:44AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 10:40AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 11:34AM Dec 07, 2021Observed: 912.9 ft at 12:35PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 1:42PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 2:36PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 3:42PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 4:39PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 5:40PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 6:36PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 7:42PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 8:42PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 9:43PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 10:40PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 11:35PM Dec 07, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 12:40AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 1:41AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 2:42AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 3:32AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 4:33AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 5:42AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 6:40AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 7:38AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 8:35AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 9:40AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 10:37AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 11:41AM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 12:44PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 1:38PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 2:39PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 3:34PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 4:38PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 5:41PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 6:38PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 7:39PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 8:42PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 9:35PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 10:40PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 11:39PM Dec 08, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 12:36AM Dec 09, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 1:37AM Dec 09, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 2:40AM Dec 09, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 3:42AM Dec 09, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 4:38AM Dec 09, 2021Highest Observation: 913 ft at 5:41AM Dec 09, 2021Forecast: 912.82 ft 12:00PM Dec 09, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 09, 2021Forecast: 912.87 ft 12:00AM Dec 10, 2021Forecast: 912.93 ft 6:00AM Dec 10, 2021Forecast: 912.82 ft 12:00PM Dec 10, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 10, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 11, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 11, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 11, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 11, 2021Forecast: 912.86 ft 12:00AM Dec 12, 2021Forecast: 912.92 ft 6:00AM Dec 12, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 12, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 12, 2021Forecast: 912.86 ft 12:00AM Dec 13, 2021Forecast: 912.92 ft 6:00AM Dec 13, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 13, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 13, 2021Forecast: 912.86 ft 12:00AM Dec 14, 2021Forecast: 912.91 ft 6:00AM Dec 14, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 14, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 14, 2021Forecast: 912.86 ft 12:00AM Dec 15, 2021Forecast: 912.91 ft 6:00AM Dec 15, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 15, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 15, 2021Forecast: 912.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 16, 2021Forecast: 912.84 ft 6:00AM Dec 16, 2021Forecast: 912.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 16, 2021Forecast: 912.96 ft 6:00PM Dec 16, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 12:00AM Dec 17, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 6:00AM Dec 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 913.02 ft 12:00PM Dec 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 913.02 ft 6:00PM Dec 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 913.02 ft 12:00AM Dec 18, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 6:00AM Dec 18, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 12:00PM Dec 18, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 6:00PM Dec 18, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 12:00AM Dec 19, 2021Forecast: 913 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2021Rochester Public UtilitiesLKZM5(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (6:30AM Dec 9, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 6:53PM Dec 8)Latest observed value: 913 ft at 5:41 AM CST 9-Dec-2021. Flood Stage is 918 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Zumbro River at Zumbro Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 923
Moderate Flood Stage: 920
Flood Stage: 918
Action Stage: 915.6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 923.20 ft on 09/24/2010
(2) 922.80 ft on 07/22/1951
(3) 921.78 ft on 06/29/2019
(4) 920.90 ft on 03/29/1962
(5) 920.70 ft on 03/02/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 919.36 ft on 07/07/2019
(2) 921.78 ft on 06/29/2019
(3) 919.12 ft on 03/16/2019
(4) 919.20 ft on 09/23/2016
(5) 918.39 ft on 03/31/2013
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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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927 Camp Victory begins evacuation procedures.
923.2 Flood of record from September 2010
923 Rochester Publice Utilities continuously monitors the dam structure, and they implement warning and evacuation procedures.
920 Rochester Public Utilities begins daily observations of the dam structure. RPU also notifies Wabasha County Emergency Management, Mac's Park Place, Camp Victory, and Bluff Valley Campground.
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(1) Downstream view at Lake Zumbro Dam, November 14th, 2012, Pool = 918.48 ft, Tailwater = 864.03 ft
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Latitude: 44.212778° N, Longitude: 92.480000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 918 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
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Data courtesy of Rochester Public Utilities. For more information, see: http://www.rpu.org/about-rpu/facilities/lake-zumbro-water-level.html
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