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Wabash River near Battleground Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)BFRI3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:38AM Jan 15, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 14.8 ft at 8:00 AM EST 6-Jan-2021. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Wabash River near Battleground. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.14 ft on 04/20/2013
(2) 24.55 ft on 06/18/2015
(3) 17.04 ft on 04/04/2014
(4) 15.13 ft on 01/14/2013
(5) 14.77 ft on 11/25/2014
(6) 13.37 ft on 01/31/2013
(7) 12.78 ft on 04/11/2015
(8) 12.49 ft on 01/06/2015
(9) 11.90 ft on 12/26/2014

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.55 ft on 06/18/2015
(2) 12.78 ft on 04/11/2015
(3) 12.49 ft on 01/06/2015
(4) 11.90 ft on 12/26/2014
(5) 14.77 ft on 11/25/2014
(6) 17.04 ft on 04/04/2014
(7) 26.14 ft on 04/20/2013
(8) 13.37 ft on 01/31/2013
(9) 15.13 ft on 01/14/2013

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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26 Major flooding in Tippecanoe County affecting roads, residential areas and commercial enterprises.
(1) View northwest of SR 225 Bridge over the Wabash River on Jan 7, 2009.
(2) Northwesst close up view of SR 225 Bridge over the Wabash River on Jan 7, 2009.
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Latitude: 40.495000° N, Longitude: 86.822500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 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 Not Available Not Available  

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