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West Fork Ditch at Moville Stage (ft)Iowa Flood CenterWFMI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (7:20AM May 20, 2024)Flood Stage is 1145 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the West Fork Ditch at Moville. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Hornick
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1151
Moderate Flood Stage: 1149
Flood Stage: 1145
Action Stage: 1143
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,151.31 ft on 03/14/2019
(2) 1,133.10 ft on 03/16/2023
(3) 1,131.59 ft on 05/28/2020

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,133.10 ft on 03/16/2023
(2) 1,131.59 ft on 05/28/2020
(3) 1,151.31 ft on 03/14/2019

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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1151 Highway 20 west of Moville will be flooded and the Moville Blacktop at Highway 20 will be flooded.
1150.5 110th Street west of Highway 140 will be flooded.
1149.5 the north lane of Highway 20 near the Moville Blacktop will begin flooding.
1149 Miller Boulevard in Moville will be flooded.
1145 flooding begins to affect fields between Kingsley and Moville
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Latitude: 42.493056° N, Longitude: 96.075556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1145 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 0.00 1145.00 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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