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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Black Earth Creek at Black Earth 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: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 5.5
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.81 ft on 08/21/2018
(2) 7.08 ft on 08/02/2001
(3) 6.58 ft on 07/13/1954
(4) 6.34 ft on 10/02/2019
(5) 6.21 ft on 02/21/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.83 ft on 07/10/2020
(2) 6.34 ft on 10/02/2019
(3) 5.51 ft on 10/02/2018
(4) 9.81 ft on 08/21/2018
(5) 6.21 ft on 02/21/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.84 ft on 09/12/2015
(2) 1.98 ft on 08/21/2013
(3) 2.09 ft on 07/16/2012
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9 Water over roads and into basements throughout north end of village.
8 Water up to base of Olsen Rd bridge, downstream of village. Water up to base of Park St bridge. Community Park is flooded. Park St is flooded near the park.
7 Community Park is flooded. Park St near Community Park partially covered by water, water up to base of Railroad bridge east of Community Park. Water 1 foot from base of Park St Brdige. Water over Olsen Rd near Hwy DP, downstream of village. Water about 1 foot below Olsen Rd bridge deck. Water up to base of South Valley Rd bridge, upstream of village.
6.96 There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land in the Black Earth area. This level is the 1 percent chance flood meaning there is a 1 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
6.64 There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land in the Black Earth area. This level is the 2 percent chance flood meaning there is a 2 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
6.26 There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land in the Black Earth area. This level is the 4 percent chance flood meaning there is a 4 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
5.78 Flooding effects are confined mainly to lowland and agricultural land. This level is the 10 percent chance flood meaning there is a 10 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
5.34 The main effects of flooding are to lowland and agricultural land. This level is the 20 percent chance flood meaning there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level.
4.56 There is minor lowland flooding. This level is 50 percent chance flood meaning there is a 50 percent that the creek will reach this level in any given year.

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