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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Sioux River above Spencer are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Milford Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.45 ft on 07/15/2011
(2) 13.49 ft on 06/20/2014
(3) 13.20 ft on 03/18/2010
(4) 10.99 ft on 03/10/2013
(5) 9.95 ft on 06/01/2012

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.49 ft on 06/20/2014
(2) 10.99 ft on 03/10/2013
(3) 9.95 ft on 06/01/2012
(4) 14.45 ft on 07/15/2011
(5) 13.20 ft on 03/18/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Disclaimer
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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21 300th Street east of the gage begins flooding.
20 190th Avenue just north of Highway 18 begins flooding.
18 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on 300th Street at the gage.
15 290th Street north of the gage begins flooding as well as 180th Avenue southeast of the gage.
13 Major agricultural flooding begins.
10 Minor flooding of agricultural lands begins.

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