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Eagle Creek (IN) near Traders Point Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesETPI3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:36AM Aug 21, 2018)Flood Stage is 11.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Eagle Creek (IN) near Traders Point. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 11.5
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.23 ft on 07/14/2015
(2) 13.11 ft on 05/06/2017 (P)
(3) 12.77 ft on 04/03/2018 (P)
(4) 12.25 ft on 12/27/2015 (P)
(5) 11.81 ft on 06/19/2015
(6) 11.25 ft on 07/12/2017 (P)
(7) 10.48 ft on 11/19/2017 (P)
(8) 10.22 ft on 02/25/2018 (P)
(9) 10.22 ft on 04/09/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.77 ft on 04/03/2018 (P)
(2) 10.22 ft on 02/25/2018 (P)
(3) 10.48 ft on 11/19/2017 (P)
(4) 11.25 ft on 07/12/2017 (P)
(5) 13.11 ft on 05/06/2017 (P)
(6) 12.25 ft on 12/27/2015 (P)
(7) 13.23 ft on 07/14/2015
(8) 11.81 ft on 06/19/2015
(9) 10.22 ft on 04/09/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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22.5 Water at the bottom of the 79th Street Bridge. This could be because of record inflow to Eagle Creek Reservoir, Eagle Creek Reservoir at a record height or a combination of both. Water not flowing over 79th Street at this point, but water is within 1 to 2 feet of road.
13.5 Significant inflow to Eagle Creek Reservoir and flooding along both banks.
11.5 Flooding begins along portions of Eagle Creek.
9.5 Eagle Creek at bankfull levels.
7 On June 9, 2015, water was muddy and elevated following rains and a fisherman was casting for fish around 11:30 am EDT.
2 Bottom of channel below wire weight gage on downstream side of 79th Street bridge.
(1) Upstream view of Eagle Cr. from 79th St. Bridge on Jun 9, 2015. Stage 7.1 ft.
(2) Downstream view of Eagle Cr. from 79th St. Bridge on Jun 9, 2015. Stage 7.1 ft.
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Latitude: 39.895556° N, Longitude: 86.290833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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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