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Deep River (IN) near Merrillville Stage (ft)Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 11:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:45AM Sep 27, 2022Highest Observation: 3.31 ft at 5:00AM Sep 27, 2022Highest Observation: 3.31 ft at 5:15AM Sep 27, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMDRI3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:10AM Sep 27, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.31 ft at 5:15 AM CDT 27-Sep-2022. Flood Stage is 8.5 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Deep River (IN) near Merrillville. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 10.5
Flood Stage: 8.5
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): 2.5

Historic Crests
(1) 11.80 ft on 02/21/2018
(2) 11.36 ft on 05/01/2019
(3) 11.21 ft on 09/28/2019
(4) 11.09 ft on 05/24/2020
(5) 11.08 ft on 01/11/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.89 ft on 05/09/2021
(2) 11.09 ft on 05/24/2020
(3) 11.07 ft on 05/15/2020
(4) 10.73 ft on 04/30/2020
(5) 11.08 ft on 01/11/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.94 ft on 09/24/2020
(2) 3.11 ft on 08/08/2019
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14.5 Ainsworth Road threatened near Hobart.
13.5 US-30 threatened in Merrillville.
13 Lincoln Highway threatened near Merrillville.
12.5 Grand Boulevard threatened near Merrillville.
12 Lake Park Avenue (IN-51) threatened near Hobart. Clay Street threatened near Merrillville.
11.5 101st Avenue threatened south of Merrillville. 61st Avenue threatened in Hobart.
11 A few residential structures threatened along Colorado Street near Merrillville. Residential structure threatened along 61st Street in Merrillville. Colorado Street is threatened. Residential property threatened along Lake Park Avenue (IN-59) near Hobart.
10.5 Low-lying portions of Indian Ridge Golf Course inundated near Hobart.
8.5 Parking lots threatened at Deep River County Park.
8 Low-lying agricultural land is inundated in and near Merrillville.
6 Low-lying forest land threatened in and near Merrillville.
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2.5 River nears zero flow.
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Latitude: 41.452400° N, Longitude: 87.258300° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 8.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 649.53 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
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