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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Zumbro River at Zumbro Falls are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - below Lock and Dam 5 - Minnesota City
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.82 ft on 09/24/2010
(2) 30.80 ft on 07/22/1951
(3) 30.50 ft on 04/01/1888
(4) 28.40 ft on 03/02/1965
(5) 28.20 ft on 03/29/1962
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.71 ft on 07/21/2019
(2) 18.59 ft on 07/07/2019
(3) 27.03 ft on 06/29/2019
(4) 22.08 ft on 03/16/2019
(5) 22.22 ft on 09/23/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.31 ft on 11/20/1951
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27.5 Highway 60 in Zumbro Falls may be flooding.
26 Residential flooding may begin in Zumbro Falls.
25 Residential flooding may occur in the town of Hammond.
24.5 Highway 63 may begin to flood north of the Zumbro River Bridge.
18 Minor flooding begins. Water may go over County Road 68 between Zumbro Falls and Hammond.
(1) Downstream view at Zumbro Falls, September 9th, 2011, Stage = 5.95 ft
(2) Upstream view at Zumbro Falls, September 9th, 2011, Stage = 5.95 ft

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