Lake & River Levels

0.1 feet = 1.2 inches / 1.0 inch = 0.08 feet

Big Spirit Lake

Weir level: 14.15' | Ordinary High-Water Mark: 16.0' | Record: 18.79' on 7/18/1993

  • Observation - SLKI4 - Spirit Lake near Orleans (Iowa)

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 16 ft
    • Minor : 17 ft
    • Moderate : 18 ft
    • Major : 20 ft

    Secondary (kcfs)

    • Action : Not Set
    • Minor : Not Set
    • Moderate : Not Set
    • Major : Not Set

    Gauge Data

    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 15.05 ft
    Latest Observation (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Observation Time: Apr 20, 2018 08:15 AM -0500

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Orleans: USGS ID: 06604000

East & West Okoboji

Weir level: 4.04' - High-Water Culverts: 4.54' | Ordinary High-Water Mark: 6.54' | Record: 8.70' on 7/17/1993

  • Observation - OBJI4 - Milford Creek near Milford (Iowa)

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 7 ft
    • Minor : 7.5 ft
    • Moderate : 8 ft
    • Major : 10 ft

    Secondary (kcfs)

    • Action : Not Set
    • Minor : Not Set
    • Moderate : Not Set
    • Major : Not Set

    Gauge Data

    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 5.05 ft
    Latest Observation (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Observation Time: Apr 20, 2018 08:45 AM -0500

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Milford: USGS ID: 06604200

Little Sioux River at 220th Street

2.6 miles W of Milford | Flood Stage: 12.0' | Record: 17.50' on 7/15/2011

Little Sioux River at 130th Street

2 miles NW of Montgomery | Gage installed in April of 2015 | Flood stage 1396.9'

*Note: Readings for this gage are in feet above mean sea level as of November 2017.

  • Observation - MLSI4 - Little Sioux River near Montgomery (Iowa)

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 1390 ft
    • Minor : 1391 ft
    • Moderate : 1393 ft
    • Major : 1395 ft

    Flow (secondary) data is not currently enabled for this gauge.

    Gauge Data

    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 1388.94 ft
    Observation Time: Apr 20, 2018 08:45 AM -0500

 

West Fork Little Sioux River at 160th Avenue

3.6 miles SE of Lake Park | Gage installed in April of 2015 | Flood stage 9.0'

*Note: Readings for this gage are in feet above mean sea level as of November 2017.

 



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