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North Branch Elkhart River at Sylvan Lake Pool (ft)Observed: 9.79 ft at 8:00PM May 10, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 9:00PM May 10, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:00PM May 10, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 11:00PM May 10, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 12:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 1:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 3:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00AM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 4:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 10:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 11:00PM May 11, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 12:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 1:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 2:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 3:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 4:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 5:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 6:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 7:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 8:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 9:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 10:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 11:00AM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 12:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 1:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 2:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 3:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 4:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 5:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 6:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 7:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 8:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 9:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 10:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 11:00PM May 12, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 12:00AM May 13, 2024Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 1:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 2:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 3:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 4:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 5:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 6:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.85 ft at 7:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 10:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 11:00AM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 4:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.79 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.77 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 3:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.76 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 11:00PM May 17, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 12:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 1:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 2:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 3:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.75 ft at 4:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 5:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 6:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 7:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 8:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 9:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 10:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 11:00AM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 1:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 2:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.73 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.72 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.72 ft at 6:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.72 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.72 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.72 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.71 ft at 11:00PM May 18, 2024Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.71 ft at 2:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.69 ft at 9:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.69 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.69 ft at 11:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 12:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 1:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 2:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 3:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 4:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.68 ft at 5:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.67 ft at 6:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.67 ft at 7:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.67 ft at 8:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 2:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.66 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.64 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.64 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.64 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.64 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.64 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.63 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 9.63 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2024Jump to USGS siteSYLI3(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (5:53PM May 20, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 9.63 ft at 5:00 PM 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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the North Branch Elkhart River at Sylvan Lake. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historic Crests
(1) 11.14 ft on 03/12/2009
(2) 11.14 ft on 08/22/1996
(3) 11.14 ft on 08/23/1996
(4) 10.97 ft on 02/07/2008
(5) 10.92 ft on 02/22/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.35 ft on 10/28/2021
(2) 10.40 ft on 01/14/2020
(3) 10.49 ft on 05/03/2019
(4) 10.92 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 10.61 ft on 05/28/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.30 ft on 10/08/1994
(2) 0.30 ft on 10/05/1994
(3) 0.30 ft on 10/10/1994
(4) 0.30 ft on 10/16/1994
(5) 0.30 ft on 10/17/1994
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Latitude: 41.498056° N, Longitude: 85.377222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

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NAVD88 906.51 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
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