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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Goshen
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.12 ft on 03/23/1982
(2) 7.61 ft on 01/11/1998
(3) 7.60 ft on 01/07/1993
(4) 7.52 ft on 03/14/2009
(5) 7.51 ft on 02/27/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.00 ft on 08/17/2021 (P)
(2) 6.77 ft on 01/23/2020 (P)
(3) 6.39 ft on 05/04/2019
(4) 7.51 ft on 02/26/2018
(5) 7.13 ft on 05/30/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.99 ft on 10/06/2008
(2) 3.08 ft on 10/07/2010
(3) 3.15 ft on 09/26/2020
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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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8.1 Flood of record ongoing.
7 The north end of Lakeview Drive is covered by water. Several houses have water to their foundations on Steinberger Lake Drive.
6.5 Water is starting to approach foundations on Waldron Lake Dr, Woodland Drive, and the south end of Steinbarger Lake Rd.
6 Water approaches some houses around Skinner Lake, especially along State Road 8.

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