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South Branch Middle Fork Zumbro River near Oxbow Park Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 17.78 ft at 10:15AM Oct 12, 2019Highest Observation: 17.78 ft at 5:24PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 17.73 ft at 9:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 17.72 ft at 5:21AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 17.62 ft at 12:12PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 17.58 ft at 9:41PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 17.53 ft at 4:36AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 17.52 ft at 5:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 17.5 ft at 5:12PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 17.45 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 17.45 ft at 5:09AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 5:06PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 17.28 ft at 4:53PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 17.22 ft at 10:51AM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 4:47PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 4:44AM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 4:41PM Oct 19, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 4:38AM Oct 20, 2019Minnesota Department of Natural ResourcesOXBM5(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (10:00AM Oct 20, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.21 ft at 4:38 AM CDT 20-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 36 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the South Branch Middle Fork Zumbro River near Oxbow Park. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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(1) Upstream view at Oxbow Park, September 9th, 2011, Stage = 16.02 ft
(2) Downstream view at Oxbow Park, September 9th, 2011, Stage = 16.02 ft
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Latitude: 44.090833° N, Longitude: 92.635833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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