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Yellow River (WI) at Babcock Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 3.91 ft at 4:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:45AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:15AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 6:30AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 6:45AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.8 ft at 7:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.78 ft at 8:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 8:45AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:15AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.75 ft at 9:30AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 9:45AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 10:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 11:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 11:45AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:15PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:30PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:15PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:30PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:30PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:45PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:15AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:15AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:15AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:30AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:15AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:15PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:15PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:15PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:30PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:15PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:45PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 3:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 3:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 3:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 5:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 8:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 11:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBBCW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (3:49AM Oct 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.98 ft at 3:00 AM CDT 14-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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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) 15.99 ft on 09/23/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.89 ft on 05/18/2017 (P)
(2) 13.09 ft on 04/21/2017 (P)
(3) 15.64 ft on 02/22/2017 (P)
(4) 15.64 ft on 02/22/2017
(5) 15.99 ft on 09/23/2016
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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
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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
Other 954.75 ft 966.75 ft  

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