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South Branch Middle Fork Zumbro River near Oxbow Park Stage (ft)Observed: 17.88 ft at 5:34AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 17.83 ft at 8:23AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 17.79 ft at 9:00PM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 17.74 ft at 12:29AM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.71 ft at 3:21AM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.66 ft at 5:07AM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.61 ft at 9:24AM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.61 ft at 3:18PM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.56 ft at 10:00PM Jun 20, 2019Observed: 17.54 ft at 3:15AM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 17.49 ft at 7:58AM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 17.47 ft at 3:12PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 10:46PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 3:09AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 7:05AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 3:06PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 1:28AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 3:03AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 4:36PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 5:12PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.47 ft at 5:27PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.52 ft at 5:38PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.57 ft at 6:12PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.62 ft at 6:39PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.67 ft at 7:12PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.72 ft at 8:56PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.77 ft at 9:28PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.82 ft at 9:55PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.87 ft at 10:21PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.82 ft at 11:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 17.77 ft at 12:12AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.78 ft at 2:56AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.73 ft at 3:57AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.68 ft at 5:08AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.63 ft at 6:35AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.68 ft at 12:57PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.77 ft at 4:24PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.82 ft at 5:56PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.87 ft at 6:59PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 17.97 ft at 8:12PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 18.02 ft at 9:12PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 18 ft at 2:50AM Jun 25, 2019Highest Observation: 18.06 ft at 2:47PM Jun 25, 2019Observed: 18.01 ft at 7:40PM Jun 25, 2019Observed: 17.96 ft at 10:20PM Jun 25, 2019Observed: 17.91 ft at 12:56AM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.89 ft at 2:44AM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:25AM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.79 ft at 6:45AM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.74 ft at 11:35AM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.77 ft at 2:41PM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.72 ft at 8:42PM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.67 ft at 11:45PM Jun 26, 2019Observed: 17.63 ft at 2:38AM Jun 27, 2019Minnesota Department of Natural ResourcesOXBM5(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:45AM Jun 27, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.63 ft at 2:38 AM CDT 27-Jun-2019. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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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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