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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 Steuben are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Upstream Gauge - at Gays Mills Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Guttenberg
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.84 ft on 08/30/2018
(2) 19.16 ft on 06/10/2008
(3) 18.00 ft on 07/03/1978
(4) 16.84 ft on 08/20/2007
(5) 16.14 ft on 09/24/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.73 ft on 06/27/2021 (P)
(2) 12.45 ft on 10/06/2019 (P)
(3) 12.44 ft on 09/24/2019 (P)
(4) 12.63 ft on 09/14/2019 (P)
(5) 19.84 ft on 08/30/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 12/10/1958
(2) 2.46 ft on 08/30/1970
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18 Water is several feet deep in buildings located along Highway 179.
15 The town of Steuben experiences significant flooding.
13 Bridge Street near the gage begins to flood and Highway 179 may be threatened.
12.5 Water reaches the bottom support beams of the bridge.
12 Water starts to affect business and residences and minor flooding affects lowlands and lower roads.
(1) Upstream view at Steuben, October 21st, 2014, Stage = 6.81 ft
(2) Downstream view at Steuben, October 21st, 2014, Stage = 6.81 ft

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