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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wapsipinicon River at Anamosa Shaw Rd are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 14.5
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.18 ft on 06/13/2008
(2) 23.71 ft on 07/26/2010
(3) 22.90 ft on 07/21/1968
(4) 22.82 ft on 09/07/2018
(5) 22.76 ft on 09/27/2016
(6) 22.73 ft on 05/26/2004
(7) 21.56 ft on 05/31/2013
(8) 19.51 ft on 10/04/2018
(9) 18.96 ft on 07/26/2017
(10) 18.66 ft on 06/30/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.37 ft on 06/12/2020
(2) 19.51 ft on 10/04/2018
(3) 22.82 ft on 09/07/2018
(4) 18.96 ft on 07/26/2017
(5) 22.76 ft on 09/27/2016
(6) 11.09 ft on 06/25/2015
(7) 18.66 ft on 06/30/2014
(8) 21.56 ft on 05/31/2013
(9) 8.82 ft on 05/11/2012
(10) 13.50 ft on 03/27/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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26 County Roads X64 and X75 are closed.
22.5 Water reaches Shaw Road pavement.
21.6 County Road X64 between Oxford Junction and Oxford Mills is closed.
21.5 Major Flood Stage. Stone City Road is closed.
18.8 Landis Road is closed.
18.3 Buffalo Road is closed west of Anamosa.
18 Moderate Flood Stage. Multiple village and township roads are closed.
17.1 Buffalo and Walnut Creeks begin backing up impacting local roads. 42nd Street west and east of Olin are closed.
16.5 Jungle Town Road is closed.
14.7 Water affects the Camelot Campground.
14.5 Flood Stage. Lead Mine Road is completely covered.
14.2 Lead Mine Road is closed.
14 Water affects the campground on Highway 38 north of Olin.
(1) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking upstream to the right bank
(2) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking upstream
(3) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking upstream to the left bank
(4) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking downstream to the left bank
(5) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking downstream
(6) Anamosa at Shaw Rd Bridge looking downstream to the right bank

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