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Bad River (SD) near Midland Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:00AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:00AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:00AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:00AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 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Observation: 3.99 ft at 7:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 7:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 7:45PM Nov 10, 2019Highest Observation: 3.99 ft at 8:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 5:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:46AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:01AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:16AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 9:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 9:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:00AM Nov 11, 2019Highest Observation: 3.99 ft at 11:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:46PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:01PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:16PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:46PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:01PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:16PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:46AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:01AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:16AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 8:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 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2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 9:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 3.99 ft at 6:00AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 3.99 ft at 6:15AM Nov 13, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMIDS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:37AM Nov 13, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.99 ft at 6:15 AM MST 13-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall/snowmelt. Forecast stages may be different if the actual rainfall/snowmelt is different than the forecast rainfall/snowmelt.

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) 23.25 ft on 02/19/1997
(4) 22.99 ft on 05/29/1996
(5) 22.63 ft on 06/07/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.78 ft on 02/23/2017
(2) 10.84 ft on 04/19/2016
(3) 4.87 ft on 05/10/2012
(4) 19.69 ft on 06/25/2011
(5) 13.27 ft on 05/20/2011
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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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(2) Looking downstream
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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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