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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Redwood River at Redwood Falls are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Morton
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.01 ft on 03/29/1997
(2) 17.84 ft on 03/24/2019 (P)
(3) 15.92 ft on 06/18/1957
(4) 15.88 ft on 04/08/1965
(5) 15.73 ft on 06/18/1993
(6) 15.51 ft on 03/23/2011
(7) 14.58 ft on 04/09/1969
(8) 13.83 ft on 03/15/1985
(9) 13.30 ft on 04/04/2001
(10) 13.21 ft on 07/03/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.32 ft on 09/16/2019 (P)
(2) 17.84 ft on 03/24/2019 (P)
(3) 13.21 ft on 07/03/2018 (P)
(4) 9.54 ft on 04/26/2018 (P)
(5) 9.67 ft on 03/26/2018 (P)
(6) 5.88 ft on 08/19/2017
(7) 4.12 ft on 07/18/2016
(8) 3.45 ft on 06/24/2015
(9) 10.56 ft on 06/20/2014
(10) 6.93 ft on 06/23/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.01 ft on 09/01/1976
(2) 1.14 ft on 09/15/1988
(3) 1.29 ft on 09/28/1976
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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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12 Moderate agricultural flooding.
8.5 Swayback bridge in Redwood Falls overtopped.
6 Low lying areas, mainly farmland, and some roads along the river begin to experience flooding; bottom of Swayback bridge
Photos
(1) Looking downstream (Oct 2015)
(2) Looking upstream (Oct 2015)
(3) Looking Upriver
(4) Looking Downriver

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