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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tippecanoe River at Winamac are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Ora Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Flow (in KCFS): 0.3

Historic Crests
(1) 15.69 ft on 03/14/2009
(2) 15.40 ft on 02/20/1985
(3) 15.16 ft on 02/24/2018 (P)
(4) 15.15 ft on 02/24/2018 (P)
(5) 15.11 ft on 01/11/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.16 ft on 02/24/2018 (P)
(2) 15.15 ft on 02/24/2018 (P)
(3) 12.59 ft on 06/19/2015
(4) 11.03 ft on 06/16/2013
(5) 12.74 ft on 06/04/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.77 ft on 07/19/2012
(2) 3.10 ft on 09/12/2005
(3) 3.10 ft on 09/13/2005
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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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15.4 Record flooding is in progress.
13 Major flooding is in progress.
11.5 Houses and lots are flooded in eastern parts of Winamac near the State Route 14 bridge. Some evacuations become necessary. The campground and town park in Winamac are flooded.
11 Extensive residential flooding is in progress.
10 The river is at flood stage. Some residences begin to be affected by flood water and the Winamac town park floods.
9 Water approaches the road in Winamac town park.
(1) Downstream View from Gauge
(2) Upstream View from Gauge

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast VS. River Potential
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble Outlook vs. Forecast

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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