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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Fork Ditch near Hornick 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: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.52 ft on 03/14/2019
(2) 25.87 ft on 06/22/1996
(3) 25.20 ft on 03/30/1960
(4) 23.70 ft on 08/18/2015
(5) 23.59 ft on 06/17/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.74 ft on 02/27/2023
(2) 7.82 ft on 03/25/2021
(3) 13.77 ft on 12/29/2019
(4) 26.52 ft on 03/14/2019
(5) 0.00 ft on 02/12/2017
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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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26.5 Grundy Avenue and 300th Street will be flooded near Holly Springs, and 310th Street near Grundy Avenue will be flooded. The water reaches the bottom of the bridge at Holly Springs and the bridge 1 mile southeast of Hornick. The levees along the West Fork Ditch will be overtopped resulting in flooding in Hornick and Holly Springs.
22 all agricultural land immediately adjacent to the ditch will be flooded and the communities of Hornick and Holly Springs will have flood problems if the levees fail.
20 large areas of agricultural land will flood if the levees fail.
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