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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Hart Ditch at Dyer 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: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 1.5

Historic Crests
(1) 16.76 ft on 09/14/2008
(2) 15.66 ft on 08/24/2007
(3) 15.33 ft on 11/28/1990
(4) 14.92 ft on 02/20/2018
(5) 13.26 ft on 06/10/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.12 ft on 09/28/2019
(2) 12.00 ft on 06/27/2019
(3) 14.92 ft on 02/20/2018
(4) 10.53 ft on 04/18/2013
(5) 13.26 ft on 06/10/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.93 ft on 09/15/2021
(2) 1.94 ft on 11/29/2012
(3) 1.94 ft on 10/07/2020
(4) 2.04 ft on 10/23/2015
(5) 2.05 ft on 11/21/2010
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17 Residential structures may be threatened along Parkway Drive and Crestwood Avenue in Munster. 213th Street threatened in Dyer.
16 Dyer Village Hall is threatened. 45th Street and Fran-Lin Parkway threatened in Munster.
15.5 Inundation of numerous roadways and structures occurs near Twin Creek Park and White Oak Park in Munster.
15 Water reaches the top of the levee protecting Franciscan Dyer Hospital. Structures threatened along Royal Dublin Lane in Dyer. Structures may be threatened along 37th Place in Munster. Portions of Stewart Park inundated in Munster.
14.5 A few residential structures threatened near Twin Creek Park and White Oak Park in Munster.
14 Water reaches the top of the levee protecting multiple residences along Park Manor Drive, Berens Street, and Lakewood Drive in Dyer. Parkway Drive and Crestwood Avenue may be threatened in Munster. Main Street (53rd Avenue) threatened in Munster and Dyer.
13.5 Dyer Public Safety Complex threatened. Numerous residential structures threatened near Joliet Street (US-30) in Dyer. Calumet Avenue threatened near Harrison Place in Dyer.
13 Residential structures threatened along Shannon Bridge and near Pheasant Hills Park in Dyer. Residential structures threatened just north of Main Street (53rd Avenue) in Munster. 37th Place may be threatened in Munster. White Oak Parkway threatened in Munster. Portions of Twin Creek Park and White Oak Park inundated in Munster.
12.5 Hart Street threatened in Dyer. Numerous roadways threatened just north of Main Street (53rd Avenue) in Munster.
12 Industrial parking lots threatened off Lincoln Highway in Dyer. Water begins to bypass the main channel toward Pheasant Hills Park pond, inundating multiple roadways.
11.5 Low-lying residential property inundated along Gettler Street in Dyer.
10 Low-lying banks overtopped in Dyer and Munster. Portions of Miller Park inundated in Dyer.
Photos
(1) Looking downstream 9/2/2009. Gage height 2.44 ft.
(2) Looking upstream 9/2/2009. Gage height 2.44 ft.
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1.5 River nears zero flow.

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