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Bad River (SD) near Midland Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:00AM Jan 24, 2021Highest Observation: 3.46 ft at 10:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:01PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:16PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:31PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 7:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:01AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:16AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:31AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:01AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:16AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:31AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:16PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:31PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:46PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:16AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:31AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:46AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:16AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:31AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:46AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 4:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:16AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:31AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:46AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMIDS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:22AM Jan 27, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.36 ft at 5:15 AM MST 27-Jan-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. The stages/flows that will occur may be different if future rainfall is different than forecast.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Bad River (SD) near Midland 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: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.44 ft on 06/15/1967
(2) 23.74 ft on 05/30/1991
(3) 23.48 ft on 05/23/2019
(4) 23.25 ft on 02/19/1997
(5) 22.99 ft on 05/29/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.48 ft on 05/23/2019
(2) 8.88 ft on 06/23/2018
(3) 5.78 ft on 02/23/2017
(4) 10.84 ft on 04/19/2016
(5) 4.87 ft on 05/10/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 10/01/2001

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25 Major flood stage. Extensive flooding along the Bad River with inundation of structures and roads.
24 Moderate flood stage. Some inundation of structures and roads near the river are possible.
22 Flooding of agricultural land on both sides of the Bad River.
21 Minor Flood stage. Flooding of agricultural land begins along the south bank.
19 Action Stage. Flooding of low lying areas along the Bad River.
15.5 Lowland flooding begins along the north bank of the Bad River.
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Latitude: 44.066944° N, Longitude: 101.160000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft 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 1849.14 ft 1870.14 ft 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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