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Eau Claire River near Fall Creek Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)FLCW3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:00PM Mar 17, 2018)Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Eau Claire River near Fall Creek are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.38 ft on 06/20/1993
(2) 17.94 ft on 03/29/1989
(3) 17.77 ft on 09/21/1986
(4) 17.59 ft on 03/31/1967
(5) 17.45 ft on 09/25/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.45 ft on 09/25/2010
(2) 9.26 ft on 04/13/2008
(3) 7.26 ft on 03/24/2007
(4) 8.15 ft on 04/02/2006
(5) 10.70 ft on 03/31/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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13 Roads near the river begin to flood.
11 Some park and agricultural lands become inundated.
10 River currents become dangerous for recreational users.
(1) Looking downstream (Oct 2015)
(2) Looking upstream (Oct 2015)
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Latitude: 44.809722° N, Longitude: 91.281667° 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 930 ft 941 ft  

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