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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Root River Canal near Raymond 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: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.13 ft on 06/09/2008
(2) 11.66 ft on 08/21/2007
(3) 11.28 ft on 05/23/2004
(4) 11.11 ft on 02/10/2001
(5) 10.97 ft on 05/18/2020 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.01 ft on 08/11/2020 (P)
(2) 10.97 ft on 05/18/2020 (P)
(3) 10.57 ft on 04/30/2020 (P)
(4) 9.14 ft on 03/29/2020 (P)
(5) 9.42 ft on 10/03/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.81 ft on 09/09/2003
(2) 1.81 ft on 08/25/2015
(3) 1.83 ft on 07/08/2012
(4) 1.87 ft on 09/07/2005
(5) 1.88 ft on 09/26/2013
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12.59 This level is the 0.2 chance flood meaning there is a 0.2 chance of the river reaching this level in any given year. Homes are affected by floodwaters in the Town of Raymond. There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land.
12 Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Raymond. There is widespread lowland and agricultural land flooding.
11.61 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. Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Raymond. Floodwaters cover a baseball diamond on 6 Mile Road. There is widespread lowland and agricultural land flooding.
11.34 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. Floodwaters cover a baseball diamond on 6 Mile Road. There is widespread lowland and agricultural land flooding. Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Raymond.
11.06 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. Floodwaters are in the back yards of some homes in the Town of Raymond. There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land.
10.56 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. Floodwaters cover a baseball diamond on 6 Mile Road. There is extensive flooding to lowland and agricultural land in the Town of Raymond.
10.07 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. Floodwaters cover a baseball diamond on 6 Mile Road. There is extensive flooding to lowland and agricultural land.
9.08 This is the 50 percent chance flood meaning there is a 50 percent chance in any given year of the river reaching this level. Floodwaters are over a baseball diamond near 6 Mile Road. There is flooding to lowland and agricultural land.
9 Water is over a baseball field near 6 Mile Road. In general, the effects of flooding at stages above 9 feet are to rural land and agricultural land.
8 There is minor lowland flooding.
7 There is minor lowland flooding.

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