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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Vermillion River at Vermillion are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Upstream Gauge - near Wakonda Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.77 ft on 06/23/1984
(2) 26.68 ft on 07/08/1993
(3) 26.09 ft on 03/19/2010
(4) 22.10 ft on 04/02/1997
(5) 21.56 ft on 06/22/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.67 ft on 05/02/2017
(2) 15.57 ft on 05/03/2016
(3) 9.64 ft on 07/10/2015
(4) 21.56 ft on 06/22/2014
(5) 13.48 ft on 05/31/2013
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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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35 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on Highway 19.
31 The University Road bridge at the gauge is overtopped.
30 Water reaches the bottom deck of the railroad bridge west of Vermillion. Flood waters are 10 feet deep in some farm houses, and the terminal grain corporation is flooded.
29 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on University Road at the gage.
26 The bridge on North Crawford Avenue northeast of the gauge is overtopped
24 The bridge on University Road near 312th Street is overtopped.
23 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on North Crawford Avenue northeast of the gauge.
21 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on University Road near 312th Street, significant agricultural flooding begins, and a few farm houses are affected by high water.
18 Minor flooding of some low lying agricultural land begins.
Photos
(1) Upstream View
(2) Downstream View

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