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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cedar River at Janesville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Cedar Falls
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.45 ft on 06/10/2008
(2) 17.15 ft on 07/22/1999
(3) 16.33 ft on 03/03/1965
(4) 16.33 ft on 03/28/1961
(5) 16.27 ft on 09/24/2016
(6) 16.20 ft on 03/17/1945
(7) 16.00 ft on 04/01/1933
(8) 16.00 ft on 03/16/1929
(9) 15.74 ft on 08/18/1993
(10) 14.62 ft on 05/22/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.24 ft on 10/29/2016
(2) 16.27 ft on 09/24/2016
(3) 7.60 ft on 09/19/2016
(4) 8.78 ft on 09/11/2016
(5) 11.37 ft on 08/27/2016
(6) 6.11 ft on 07/19/2016
(7) 8.54 ft on 06/16/2016
(8) 6.04 ft on 06/12/2016
(9) 6.24 ft on 04/03/2016
(10) 5.30 ft on 03/18/2016
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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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14 Areas of Janesville south of 8th Street are threatened.
13 Evacuation of a trailer court in Janesville may be needed...due to flooding on West 3rd Street. Much of the Janesville city park floods. Nearby gravel roads are affected.
12 Widespread lowland flooding occurs especially within the city park. The flooding covers approximately 6000 acres.
11 Lowland flooding of the city park occurs.

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  • USGS 7-Day Streamflow Duration Hydrograph for this location:
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  • USGS Cumulative Streamflow Hydrograph for this location:
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Des Moines, IA 50131
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