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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Turkey River at Garber 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: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.80 ft on 05/23/2004
(2) 30.91 ft on 05/17/1999
(3) 30.10 ft on 06/15/1991
(4) 29.13 ft on 06/10/2008
(5) 28.06 ft on 02/23/1922
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.53 ft on 06/11/2020 (P)
(2) 19.02 ft on 10/02/2019 (P)
(3) 25.60 ft on 03/15/2019
(4) 24.47 ft on 09/21/2018
(5) 21.24 ft on 09/06/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.80 ft on 01/28/1940
(2) 5.60 ft on 08/30/1989
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31.5 The earthen levee at Elkport is overtopped.
26 The earthen levee at Elkport is threatened, just upstream of Garber.
19 County Road X3C at the south end of Garber becomes inundated.
17 Minor flooding begins in the communities of Garber, Osterdock and Millville.
(1) Upstream view at Garber, September 10th, 2010
(2) Downstream view at Garber, September 10th, 2010

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