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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Maple River at Mapleton 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: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.70 ft on 05/31/1959
(2) 23.60 ft on 03/14/2019
(3) 22.90 ft on 03/30/1960
(4) 21.84 ft on 06/21/1983
(5) 21.74 ft on 09/12/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.87 ft on 03/05/2021
(2) 8.33 ft on 02/18/2020
(3) 23.60 ft on 03/14/2019
(4) 8.96 ft on 06/21/2018
(5) 10.65 ft on 08/21/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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31.5 Though unlikely to occur, water reaches the bottom of the Highway 175 bridge at this level.
27 Widespread flooding envelopes the reach from just north of the airport downstream to the southwest of Mapleton. A levee protects the town of Mapleton.
24 Highway 175 just north of Mapleton as well as the airport experience much more widespread flooding.
22 Water affects Highway 175 near the airport just northwest of town.
21 Water begins to flow over the airstrip ramp at the city airport. Farmland, low lying roads, and the airport are generally the only areas affected.
(1) Looking downstream
(2) Looking upstream
(3) Gage house and gages

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