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Yellow River (WI) at Babcock Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 1.92 ft at 1:00AM Oct 02, 2022Highest Observation: 1.92 ft at 1:15AM Oct 02, 2022Highest Observation: 1.92 ft at 1:30AM Oct 02, 2022Highest Observation: 1.92 ft at 1:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:15AM Oct 02, 2022Highest Observation: 1.92 ft at 2:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:15AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:45AM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:15PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:45PM Oct 02, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:15AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:15AM Oct 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2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:15AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:15AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:15AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:45AM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:15PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:45PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:15PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30PM Oct 03, 2022Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:45PM Oct 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04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:00PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:15PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:30PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:45PM Oct 04, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:00PM Oct 04, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBBCW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (12:50AM Oct 5, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.88 ft at 11:00 PM CDT 4-Oct-2022. Flood Stage is 12 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.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Yellow River (WI) at Babcock are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16.6
Moderate Flood Stage: 15.9
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.43 ft on 09/24/2010
(2) 17.38 ft on 04/02/1952
(3) 17.05 ft on 03/31/1967
(4) 16.03 ft on 03/27/1963
(5) 15.95 ft on 04/18/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.92 ft on 08/29/2021
(2) 11.77 ft on 03/14/2020
(3) 13.03 ft on 07/21/2019 (P)
(4) 15.95 ft on 04/18/2019
(5) 13.89 ft on 05/18/2017 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.50 ft on 08/30/1985
(2) 1.60 ft on 09/20/1948
(3) 1.62 ft on 07/15/1983
(4) 1.68 ft on 08/11/2007
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18.43 Highway 80 is closed near Babcock. About a foot of water is covering the Highway 80 bridge over the river and most of the town of Babcock. Up to 6 inches of water covers a portion of the Ocean Spray Company .
17 Highway 80 is closed near the town of Babcock. Widespread wooded land along the river is flooded.
15.6 Floodwaters are near a couple of homes in the Babcock area near Highway 173.
14 Widespread flooding is occurring in wooded lowland and agricultural areas.
12 Flooding is confined mainly to agricultural...wooded lowland and marshes.
10 There is minor flooding to lowland and agricultural land. Flood stage is at 12 feet.
2 or about 1.5 feet below normal stage of 3.5 feet...submerged rocks and structures may become more hazardous to boaters over more sections of the river.
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(1) Upstream from the Babcock gage at 10.2 feet.
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Latitude: 44.302222° N, Longitude: 90.122500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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Elevation information source
NAVD88 954.69 ft 966.69 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 954.75 ft 966.75 ft 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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