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Volga River at Wadena Stage (ft)Observed: 847.94 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2020Observed: 847.69 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2020Observed: 847.56 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2020Observed: 847.56 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2020Observed: 848.22 ft at 12:15PM Jan 18, 2020Observed: 848.24 ft at 1:00AM Jan 19, 2020Observed: 848.35 ft at 11:00AM Jan 19, 2020Observed: 848.36 ft at 12:00PM Jan 19, 2020Observed: 848.44 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2020Highest Observation: 848.47 ft at 2:00PM Jan 19, 2020Observed: 848.34 ft at 10:15AM Jan 20, 2020Observed: 848.3 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2020Observed: 848.27 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2020Observed: 848.26 ft at 12:15PM Jan 20, 2020Observed: 848.26 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2020Observed: 848.06 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2020Observed: 847.91 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2020Observed: 847.84 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2020Observed: 847.97 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2020Observed: 848.21 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2020Observed: 848.29 ft at 4:00AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.3 ft at 5:45AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.3 ft at 6:15AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.3 ft at 7:15AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.29 ft at 8:00AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.27 ft at 9:00AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.25 ft at 11:15AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.22 ft at 11:45AM Jan 22, 2020Observed: 848.19 ft at 1:00PM Jan 22, 2020IFIS - Iowa Flood Information SystemWADI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (8:30AM Jan 24, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 848.19 ft at 1:00 PM CST 22-Jan-2020. Flood Stage is 852 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 864
Moderate Flood Stage: 858
Flood Stage: 852
Action Stage: 851
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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(1) Downstream view at Wadena, June 14th, 2012
(2) Upstream view at Wadena, June 14th, 2012
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Latitude: 42.837778° N, Longitude: 91.656944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 870.5 ft 852 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 870.5)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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