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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 Readstown are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Viola Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Soldiers Grove
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.17 ft on 08/29/2018
(2) 19.65 ft on 06/09/2008
(3) 19.08 ft on 07/21/1951
(4) 18.82 ft on 08/20/2007
(5) 18.77 ft on 07/21/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.36 ft on 10/04/2019 (P)
(2) 12.09 ft on 09/22/2019 (P)
(3) 14.71 ft on 07/20/2019
(4) 14.27 ft on 03/16/2019
(5) 23.17 ft on 08/29/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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18 Some homes along the river may experience flooding.
17 Water goes over River Road that runs along the west side of the River, and also goes over the top of the Charles Street Bridge deck.
16.5 Water is over Charles Street on the east side of the bridge.
13 Water is up to the bottom of the Charles Street Bridge.
12 The park along the river experiences significant flooding.
10 The park along the river begins to flood.
(1) Upstream View, October 21st, 2014, Stage 4.34 ft
(2) Downstream View, October 21st, 2014, Stage 4.34 ft
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