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Upper Iowa River At Bluffton (BLFI4)

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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 14 Feet
Latest Stage: 3.47
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:Frost Advisory
at Bluffton
Stage (ft)Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00AM May 08, 2021Highest Observation: 3.57 ft at 3:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:30AM May 08, 2021Highest Observation: 3.57 ft at 9:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:00PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:15AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:30AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:45AM May 11, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBLFI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:15AM May 11, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.47 ft at 1:45 AM CDT 11-May-2021. Flood Stage is 14 ft
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.30 ft on 03/27/1961
(2) 15.49 ft on 06/09/2008
(3) 15.35 ft on 06/21/1954
(4) 14.41 ft on 08/24/2016
(5) 13.56 ft on 06/23/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.41 ft on 08/24/2016
(2) 13.56 ft on 06/23/2013
(3) 10.48 ft on 03/24/2011
(4) 10.54 ft on 09/25/2010
(5) 15.49 ft on 06/09/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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