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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Iroquois River near Foresman are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 4

Historic Crests
(1) 24.87 ft on 07/11/2003
(2) 24.42 ft on 06/14/1958
(3) 24.39 ft on 02/22/2018
(4) 24.16 ft on 01/10/2008
(5) 23.71 ft on 06/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.60 ft on 06/29/2020
(2) 16.36 ft on 05/20/2020
(3) 18.34 ft on 01/13/2020
(4) 18.89 ft on 05/03/2019
(5) 24.39 ft on 02/22/2018
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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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31 US-41 threatened north of Kentland.
26 Structures threatened in Foresman. Structures threatened in Brook.
24 IN-16 threatened east of Brook.
22 Water approaches sewage treatment plant at George Ade Memorial Healthcare center on State Rd 16.
21.5 IN-55 threatened north of Foresman.
20.5 County road 50W southwest of Brook.
18.5 County road 1000S north of the river near Brook.
18 Widespread flooding occurs of low lying agricultural areas.
15 Flooding begins to low lying agricultural areas near the river.
(1) Looking downstream 10/14/2010. Gage height 4.11 ft.
(2) Looking upstream 10/14/2010. Gage height 4.11 ft.
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4.0 River nears zero flow.

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