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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.75 ft on 04/28/1965
(2) 23.31 ft on 04/24/2001
(3) 22.17 ft on 07/08/1993
(4) 22.06 ft on 04/30/2023 (P)
(5) 21.77 ft on 04/30/2019
(6) 21.37 ft on 04/26/1969
(7) 21.23 ft on 04/27/1952
(8) 21.06 ft on 04/21/2011
(9) 21.00 ft on 04/26/1951
(10) 20.91 ft on 04/08/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.06 ft on 04/30/2023 (P)
(2) 19.83 ft on 06/05/2019 (P)
(3) 21.77 ft on 04/30/2019
(4) 20.91 ft on 04/08/2019 (P)
(5) 17.61 ft on 05/10/2018
(6) 16.69 ft on 05/31/2017
(7) 15.93 ft on 09/30/2016
(8) 12.03 ft on 06/16/2015
(9) 19.27 ft on 07/03/2014
(10) 16.92 ft on 04/20/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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25 Water affects the U.S. Highway 52 causeway near Sabula.
23 Water affects the railroad tracks and into some businesses in Savanna.
22 Water affects Driscolls Island.
21 Basement flooding occurs in homes and businesses in Savanna with seepage into yards. Water also affects grain elevators and affects the lower portion of the Marquette Park parking lot. In Sabula, water affects Vulan and South Broad Streets.
20 Water seeps into a few back yards in Savanna. Water seeps into yards on Peal and Broad Streets in Sabula.
19 At Sabula, which is 18 feet on the local gage, water affects South Avenue at the levee and the lowest section of Lake Street.
18.98 Lock and Dam 13 is closed.
18 Water affects businesses on Sabulas North River Drive.
16 Water affects a few houses at Thomson.

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