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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kickapoo River at Gays Mills 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: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.31 ft on 08/29/2018
(2) 20.44 ft on 06/09/2008
(3) 19.80 ft on 07/02/1978
(4) 19.79 ft on 08/20/2007
(5) 18.10 ft on 09/23/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.00 ft on 06/26/2021 (P)
(2) 13.33 ft on 09/23/2019 (P)
(3) 13.55 ft on 09/13/2019 (P)
(4) 15.61 ft on 07/21/2019
(5) 15.54 ft on 03/17/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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17 Water can be expected in the town of Gays Mills with depth possibly reaching two feet in places.
15 Moderate flooding is possible in and around Gays Mills.
13 Water begins to cover roads near the river, including Sand Hill Road near Bell Center. Minor flooding occurs in areas adjacent to the river, including Robb Park in Gays Mills.
(1) Upstream view at Gays Mills, October 21st, 2014, Stage = 6.99 ft
(2) Downstream view at Gays Mills, October 21st, 2014, Stage = 6.99 ft
(3) Upstream view of flooding at Gays Mills, August 23rd, 2007
(4) Downstream view of flooding at Gays Mills, August 23, 2007
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