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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the James River near Yankton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Scotland Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.34 ft on 06/23/1984
(2) 22.94 ft on 04/09/1997
(3) 22.75 ft on 03/20/2010
(4) 22.24 ft on 03/28/2011
(5) 21.95 ft on 04/14/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.43 ft on 04/18/2019 (P)
(2) 7.39 ft on 06/13/2017
(3) 9.20 ft on 05/05/2016
(4) 6.45 ft on 07/08/2015
(5) 7.38 ft on 06/22/2014
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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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28 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge on 309th Street.
27 Water reaches the bottom of the railroad bridge near 309th Street.
23 The bridge on 303rd Street at the gauge will be overtopped
18.5 SW Jim River Road near 305th Street begins flooding.
17 SW Jim River Road near 303rd Street begins flooding.
16 SW Jim River Road near 301st Street floods.
12 Significant agricultural flooding begins.

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