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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the White River (NE-SD) near Kadoka are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near White River
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.50 ft on 03/08/1905
(2) 17.57 ft on 05/23/2019 (P)
(3) 16.72 ft on 03/25/2019
(4) 16.24 ft on 06/04/1942
(5) 16.18 ft on 05/20/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.57 ft on 05/23/2019 (P)
(2) 16.72 ft on 03/25/2019
(3) 14.12 ft on 06/20/2018
(4) 10.47 ft on 04/11/2017
(5) 12.17 ft on 07/03/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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19 Major Flood Stage. Extensive and significant flooding along the White River. Water is out of most, if not all, of the banks in Jackson County, including the banks at the gage site. This would be record flooding.
16 Moderate flood stage. Some innundation of structures and roads near the White River are possible. Significant flooding of agricultural land.
15 Minor Flood Stage. Pasture land will be flooded with water over both banks. This is also the level where the river begins to spread out significantly.
14 Action Stage. Minimal low land flooding, directly adjacent to the river.
Photos
(1) May 23, 2019 Flooding - photo 1
(2) May 23, 2019 Flooding - photo 2
(3) Looking upstream
(4) Looking downstream

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