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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Moreau River (SD) near Faith are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Whitehorse
Zoom Level:10
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 21.90 ft on 04/09/1944
(2) 21.72 ft on 04/15/2009
(3) 21.50 ft on 06/07/2008
(4) 20.60 ft on 06/18/1944
(5) 19.92 ft on 03/17/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.34 ft on 06/23/2018
(2) 5.00 ft on 04/22/2017
(3) 5.75 ft on 02/22/2017
(4) 5.10 ft on 05/01/2016
(5) 7.90 ft on 05/17/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 12/15/1943
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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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21 Major Flood Stage. Flooding of basements and extensive flooding of agricultural land. Some inundation of structures and roads near the river are possible.
18 Moderate Flood Stage. Flooding of agricultural land. Some inundation of structures and roads near the river are possible.
16 Minor Flood Stage. South bank along the Moreau River overflows with lowland flooding.
14 Action Stage. Flooding of low lying areas along the Moreau River begins.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Another view downstream

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