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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Fork Des Moines River above Windom are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Avoca Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Jackson
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.70 ft on 07/10/1969
(2) 23.40 ft on 07/07/2018
(3) 23.01 ft on 03/23/2019
(4) 23.00 ft on 09/24/2010
(5) 21.90 ft on 04/04/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.77 ft on 03/10/2020
(2) 23.01 ft on 03/23/2019
(3) 23.40 ft on 07/07/2018
(4) 21.57 ft on 06/22/2014
(5) 21.79 ft on 03/25/2011
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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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30 portions of County Road 13 begin to flood.
27 the golf course northwest of Windom near the gage begins flooding.
23 the higher west bank overflows flooding agricultural land.
21 Island Park in Windom begins to flood, along with some agricultural lands outside of Windom.
19 minor lowland flooding begins along the lower east bank.
(1) Upstream View
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