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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Iowa River near Lone Tree (Tri-County Bridge) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 18.5
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.10 ft on 06/15/2008
(2) 22.94 ft on 07/07/1993
(3) 22.13 ft on 07/03/2014
(4) 21.99 ft on 04/19/2013
(5) 20.38 ft on 10/09/2018 (P)
(6) 20.27 ft on 09/22/1965
(7) 19.94 ft on 05/25/1944
(8) 19.10 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(9) 19.08 ft on 05/30/2019 (P)
(10) 18.97 ft on 05/19/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.08 ft on 05/30/2019 (P)
(2) 19.10 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(3) 16.27 ft on 02/05/2019 (P)
(4) 20.38 ft on 10/09/2018 (P)
(5) 16.12 ft on 09/07/2018 (P)
(6) 0.00 ft on 04/06/2017
(7) 15.78 ft on 01/17/2017
(8) 16.38 ft on 12/16/2015
(9) 14.71 ft on 08/12/2015
(10) 22.13 ft on 07/03/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 Major Flood Stage. Hills access is flooded.
20 Water reaches the bottom of the County Road W66 bridge deck.
19 Tri-County Bridge is closed as there is no access from the east side due to the roadway being flooded. Homes on Lola Lane, Y Avenue and near the Tri-County Bridge are affected as access is cut off due to flooded roads.
18.5 Moderate Flood Stage: River Junction Access is flooded. Low lying rural roads are under water.
18 Sand Road closes south of 520th Street to the Highway 22 intersection.
16 Flood Stage. Flood waters affect parts of Lola Lane and Y Avenue. River Junction Access Park is closed.
15 Water nears low lying roads and reaches agricultural levees.
14 Water reaches the tops of the river banks.

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