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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Maquoketa River at Manchester Hwy 20 are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Maquoketa
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.48 ft on 07/24/2010
(2) 21.66 ft on 05/23/2004
(3) 20.80 ft on 05/26/2008
(4) 20.50 ft on 06/09/2008
(5) 20.34 ft on 09/23/2016
(6) 20.10 ft on 05/30/2008
(7) 19.31 ft on 05/30/2013
(8) 18.95 ft on 04/25/2008
(9) 18.35 ft on 06/04/2002
(10) 17.71 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.71 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(2) 20.34 ft on 09/23/2016
(3) 16.14 ft on 06/20/2014 (P)
(4) 19.31 ft on 05/30/2013
(5) 24.48 ft on 07/24/2010
(6) 14.37 ft on 04/27/2009
(7) 20.50 ft on 06/09/2008
(8) 20.10 ft on 05/30/2008
(9) 20.80 ft on 05/26/2008
(10) 18.95 ft on 04/25/2008
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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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28 Water reaches the bottom of the U.S. Highway 20 bridges.
19 Water affects businesses along W Main Street.
17 West Main Street and State Highway 13 is closed in Manchester.
16.5 Water is on River Street and Main Street in Manchester.
15.7 Water is on Schram Drive leading to Schram Park in Manchester.
14 Water affects West Main Street. Water also affects residences on the south side of town.
12.5 Water affects the campgrounds at lower Bailey's Ford Park.

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