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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Turtle Creek near Clinton 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.85 ft on 04/21/1973
(2) 11.76 ft on 06/26/2013
(3) 10.67 ft on 02/21/2018
(4) 10.38 ft on 06/30/1993
(5) 10.27 ft on 02/20/1994
(6) 10.22 ft on 02/24/1949
(7) 9.88 ft on 01/05/1946
(8) 9.85 ft on 10/06/2018 (P)
(9) 9.83 ft on 06/19/2018
(10) 9.73 ft on 02/08/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.70 ft on 03/13/2019
(2) 8.10 ft on 02/09/2019 (P)
(3) 9.85 ft on 10/06/2018 (P)
(4) 9.83 ft on 06/19/2018
(5) 10.67 ft on 02/21/2018
(6) 7.28 ft on 01/17/2017
(7) 6.38 ft on 12/15/2015
(8) 7.01 ft on 11/27/2015
(9) 6.57 ft on 06/16/2015
(10) 5.22 ft on 04/10/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.04 ft on 09/13/1958
(2) 3.18 ft on 09/13/2005
(3) 3.22 ft on 09/05/2003
(4) 3.34 ft on 11/26/2012
(5) 3.34 ft on 07/09/2012
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13.2 This level is the 0.2 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 0.2 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Tiffany on East Creek Road about 8 miles northeast of Beloit. Sweet-Allyn Park on Highway J in the Town of Turtle about 7 miles northeast of Beloit is flooded and closed.
12.6 This level is the 0.5 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 0.5 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Downstream in the Town of Tiffany, floodwaters are near some homes on East Creek Road. In the Town of Turtle on Highway J, Sweet-Allyn Park is flooded in closed.
12.1 This level is the 1 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 1 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Downstream, floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Tiffany on East Creek Road. Sweet-Allyn Park on Highway J in the Town of Turtle is flooded and closed.
11.6 This level is the 2 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 2 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Downstream in the Town of Tiffany, water is in the back yards of some homes on East Creek Road. Sweet-Allyn Park on Highway J in the Town of Turtle is flooded and closed.
11.3 Downstream in the Town of Tiffany, floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes on East Creek Road about 8 miles northeast of Beloit. Sweet-Allyn Park on Highway J in the Town of Turtle is flooded and closed.
11.2 This level is the 4 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 4 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Downstream in the Town of Tiffany, floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes on East Creek Road. Sweet-Allyn Park on Highway J in the Town of Turtle is flooded and closed.
10.6 This level is the 10 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 10 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land.
10 There is flooding of agricultural land and lowland.
9.8 This level is the 20 percent chance flood meaning that there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land.
8.3 There is flooding of agricultural land and lowland.
8 There is flooding to agricultural land and lowland
7 There is minor lowland flooding
6 There is minor lowland flooding
Photos
(1) June 2013 flooding of Turtle Creek near Clinton, WI
(2) June 2013 flooding of Turtle Creek near Clinton, WI
(3) Aerial photo looking east-Turtle Creek near Clinton, WI
(4) Aerial photo looking north-Turtle Creek near Clinton, WI

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