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 near Fairbury Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFICI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:38PM Aug 14, 2019)
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NOTE: The observations from this river gauge may be discontinued soon; for additional details please refer to information from the USGS

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the near Fairbury. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 12.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.97 ft on 12/29/2015
(2) 15.76 ft on 07/09/2015
(3) 15.32 ft on 02/21/2014
(4) 15.30 ft on 06/18/2017
(5) 14.63 ft on 04/19/2013

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.30 ft on 06/18/2017
(2) 15.97 ft on 12/29/2015
(3) 15.76 ft on 07/09/2015
(4) 15.32 ft on 02/21/2014
(5) 14.63 ft on 04/19/2013

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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25 The Fairbury sewage treatment plant levee may be overtopped.
23 Residences downstream of 7th Street in Fairbury near the creek may be threatened. Structures along US24 in Fairbury near the creek may be threatened.
21 US24 in Fairbury is threatened.
20.5 Fairbury Water Works structures are threatened.
18 Residences along 1st Street in Fairbury near the creek may be threatened. 7th Street in Fairbury is threatened.
16 Parking lot of Indian Creek Country Club in Fairbury may be inundated.
14 Fairbury Water Works property threatened.
12.5 Widepsread inundation of Indian Creek Country Club property in Fairbury.
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(1) Looking downstream on 11/19/15. Stage = 9.62 ft.
(2) Looking upstream on 11/19/15. Stage = 9.62 ft.
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Latitude: 40.722778° N, Longitude: 88.530000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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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