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Zumbro River at Zumbro Lake Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 5:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 6:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 7:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 8:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 9:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 10:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 11:45PM Apr 28, 2017Highest Observation: 915.58 ft at 12:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.56 ft at 2:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.56 ft at 3:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 4:43AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.56 ft at 5:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 6:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 7:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 8:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 9:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 10:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 11:45AM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 12:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 1:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.55 ft at 2:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 3:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 4:44PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 5:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 6:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 7:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 8:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 9:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.54 ft at 10:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 11:45PM Apr 29, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 12:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 1:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.52 ft at 2:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 3:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 4:43AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 6:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 7:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 8:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 9:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 10:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.5 ft at 11:45AM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.49 ft at 12:45PM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.49 ft at 1:45PM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.49 ft at 2:45PM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.49 ft at 3:45PM Apr 30, 2017Observed: 915.49 ft at 4:45PM Apr 30, 2017Forecast: 915.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 30, 2017Forecast: 915.09 ft 1:00AM May 01, 2017Forecast: 915.12 ft 7:00AM May 01, 2017Forecast: 915.28 ft 1:00PM May 01, 2017Forecast: 915.45 ft 7:00PM May 01, 2017Forecast: 915.57 ft 1:00AM May 02, 2017Forecast: 915.65 ft 7:00AM May 02, 2017Highest Forecast: 915.69 ft 1:00PM May 02, 2017Forecast: 915.68 ft 7:00PM May 02, 2017Forecast: 915.64 ft 1:00AM May 03, 2017Forecast: 915.57 ft 7:00AM May 03, 2017Forecast: 915.5 ft 1:00PM May 03, 2017Forecast: 915.42 ft 7:00PM May 03, 2017Forecast: 915.35 ft 1:00AM May 04, 2017Forecast: 915.29 ft 7:00AM May 04, 2017Forecast: 915.24 ft 1:00PM May 04, 2017Forecast: 915.19 ft 7:00PM May 04, 2017Forecast: 915.14 ft 1:00AM May 05, 2017Forecast: 915.1 ft 7:00AM May 05, 2017Forecast: 915.06 ft 1:00PM May 05, 2017Forecast: 915.03 ft 7:00PM May 05, 2017Forecast: 915 ft 1:00AM May 06, 2017Forecast: 914.97 ft 7:00AM May 06, 2017Forecast: 914.94 ft 1:00PM May 06, 2017Forecast: 914.92 ft 7:00PM May 06, 2017Forecast: 914.9 ft 1:00AM May 07, 2017Forecast: 914.88 ft 7:00AM May 07, 2017Forecast: 914.86 ft 1:00PM May 07, 2017Forecast: 914.84 ft 7:00PM May 07, 2017Forecast: 914.82 ft 1:00AM May 08, 2017Forecast: 914.81 ft 7:00AM May 08, 2017Forecast: 914.79 ft 1:00PM May 08, 2017Rochester Public UtilitiesLKZM5(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (5:15PM Apr 30, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 4:36PM Apr 30)Latest observed value: 915.49 ft at 4:45 PM CDT 30-Apr-2017. Flood Stage is 918 ft
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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.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Zumbro River at Zumbro Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 923
Moderate Flood Stage: 920
Flood Stage: 918
Action Stage: 915.6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 923.20 ft on 09/24/2010
(2) 922.80 ft on 07/22/1951
(3) 920.90 ft on 03/29/1962
(4) 920.70 ft on 03/02/1965
(5) 920.20 ft on 04/07/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 919.20 ft on 09/23/2016 (P)
(2) 918.39 ft on 03/31/2013
(3) 923.20 ft on 09/24/2010
(4) 919.35 ft on 08/20/2007
(5) 920.00 ft on 09/16/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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927 Camp Victory begins evacuation procedures.
923.2 Flood of record from September 2010
923 Rochester Publice Utilities continuously monitors the dam structure, and they implement warning and evacuation procedures.
920 Rochester Public Utilities begins daily observations of the dam structure. RPU also notifies Wabasha County Emergency Management, Mac's Park Place, Camp Victory, and Bluff Valley Campground.
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(1) Downstream view at Lake Zumbro Dam, November 14th, 2012, Pool = 918.48 ft, Tailwater = 864.03 ft
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Latitude: 44.212778° N, Longitude: 92.480000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 918 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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Data courtesy of Rochester Public Utilities. For more information, see: http://www.rpu.org/about-rpu/facilities/lake-zumbro-water-level.html
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