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Oconto River near Oconto Stage (ft)Observed: 5.67 ft at 12:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.68 ft at 12:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.65 ft at 2:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.63 ft at 2:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.63 ft at 3:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.11 ft at 7:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.32 ft at 11:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.32 ft at 11:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 6.34 ft at 12:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.34 ft at 12:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.44 ft at 10:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.44 ft at 10:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.45 ft at 11:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.32 ft at 12:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.25 ft at 1:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.2 ft at 2:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 3:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 3:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 4:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 4:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.22 ft at 9:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.33 ft at 10:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 6.49 ft at 12:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.5 ft at 12:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 1:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 1:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:15AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 6.54 ft at 2:45AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 6.54 ft at 3:00AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 6.54 ft at 3:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:00AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 6.54 ft at 4:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:45AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 6.54 ft at 6:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 7:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 8:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 9:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 9:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 9:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 9:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 10:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 6.51 ft at 10:15AM Jun 16, 2019Forecast: 6.5 ft 1:00PM Jun 16, 2019Forecast: 6.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 16, 2019Forecast: 6.7 ft 1:00AM Jun 17, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00AM Jun 17, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 1:00PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Forecast: 6.9 ft 7:00PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Forecast: 6.9 ft 1:00AM Jun 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 6.9 ft 7:00AM Jun 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 6.9 ft 1:00PM Jun 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 6.9 ft 7:00PM Jun 18, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 1:00AM Jun 19, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00AM Jun 19, 2019Forecast: 6.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 19, 2019Forecast: 6.7 ft 7:00PM Jun 19, 2019Forecast: 6.6 ft 1:00AM Jun 20, 2019Forecast: 6.5 ft 7:00AM Jun 20, 2019Forecast: 6.4 ft 1:00PM Jun 20, 2019Forecast: 6.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 20, 2019Forecast: 6.3 ft 1:00AM Jun 21, 2019Forecast: 6.2 ft 7:00AM Jun 21, 2019Forecast: 6.1 ft 1:00PM Jun 21, 2019Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Jun 21, 2019Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00AM Jun 22, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 7:00AM Jun 22, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00PM Jun 22, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM Jun 22, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00AM Jun 23, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 23, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOCTW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (12:20PM Jun 16, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:17AM Jun 16)Latest observed value: 6.51 ft at 10:15 AM CDT 16-Jun-2019. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Oconto River near Oconto 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: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.53 ft on 04/21/1952
(2) 14.51 ft on 04/15/1986
(3) 13.32 ft on 03/29/2004
(4) 11.24 ft on 03/13/1990
(5) 10.91 ft on 03/28/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.03 ft on 06/15/2017 (P)
(2) 9.27 ft on 06/27/2016
(3) 9.75 ft on 03/17/2016
(4) 9.82 ft on 12/15/2015 (P)
(5) 9.07 ft on 04/11/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.52 ft on 07/23/2009
(2) 3.60 ft on 09/05/1999
(3) 3.61 ft on 08/16/2007
(4) 3.68 ft on 08/08/2005
(5) 3.69 ft on 10/10/1989
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16 About a foot of water is likely covering Highway 41 in the city of Oconto adjacent to the river
15 Water begins to spread over Highway 41 adjacent to the river in Oconto. Widespread agricultural flooding is occurring
14.5 In the city of Oconto...water reaches the intersection of Park Avenue and Adams Street. Widespread agricultural land and lowland is flooded
14 Water reaches portions of Adams Street and Pecor Street near the Cruisers buildings. Widespread flooding is occurring over agricultural land and lowland
13 A campground and park are under several feet of water. Water approaches homes on Farnsworth Street and Holtwood Way. There is widespread moderate flooding of lowland and agricultural land
11 Up to 2 feet of water is covering a campground in Oconto. Floodwaters begin to reach city streets adjacent to the river
10 Up to a foot of water surrounds structures in a campground in the City of Oconto
9 Floodwaters begin to spread into a public campground in the City of Oconto. Water approaches the backyards of several homes along the river in Oconto...and there is widespread lowland flooding
8.5 Floodwaters mainly impact wooded lowland. Water approaches structures in a public campground in the City of Oconto
7 Water approaches a public campground in the City of Oconto and there is flooding of lowland. Flood stage is at 9 feet
7 There is a build up of ice and water within the banks of the river
Photos
(1) Holwood Way. Stage near 13 feet.
(2) Normal stage in Oconto. Photo stage 4.56 feet.
(3) March 2004 Flood in Oconto. Photo stage 13.25 feet.
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Latitude: 44.860556° N, Longitude: 87.983889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 583.14 ft 592.14 ft  

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