Dickinson County Courthouse, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Lake & River Levels

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Lakes

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Rivers

Flood Categories

  • Major Flooding 16 ft
  • Moderate Flooding 14 ft
  • Minor Flooding 12 ft
  • Action 11 ft

Flood Impacts

  • 18.5 - 190th Avenue begins flooding near Horseshoe Bend county park.
  • 16.5 - The lowest portion of 180th St is flooded.
  • 14 - Significant amounts of pasture and other farm lands begin to flood.
  • 12 - Minor flooding of low lying agricultural lands begins.

Flood Categories

  • Major Flooding 1394.5 ft
  • Moderate Flooding 1393 ft
  • Minor Flooding 1391 ft
  • Action 1390 ft

Flood Impacts

  • 1397 - The bridge on 140th Street west of Montgomery is overtopped.
  • 1396.5 - 140th Street west of Montgomery begins to flood as does 130th west of the bridge at the gage.
  • 1395 - 190th Avenue south of the MN/IA State Line begins to flood, and the bridge on 170th Avenue north of Highway 9 is overtopped. Water also reaches the bottom of the bridge on 140th Street west of Montgomery.
  • 1394.5 - Highway 9 east of the Little Sioux River bridge is flooded in two lower spots.
  • 1393.5 - 170th Avenue north of Highway 9 begins to flood.
  • 1393 - Water begins to flood 190th Avenue north of 120th st.
  • 1391 - Crop and pasture land begin to flood.

Flood Categories

  • Major Flooding 1400 ft
  • Moderate Flooding 1398 ft
  • Minor Flooding 1396 ft
  • Action 1395 ft

Flood Impacts

  • 1413.5 - the Highway 9 bridge north of the gauge is overtopped.
  • 1411 - water reaches the bottom of the Highway 9 bridge north of the gauge.
  • 1404 - the bridge on 160th Avenue south of Highway 9 is overtopped.
  • 1400 - 160th Avenue begins to flood south of Highway 9.
  • 1398 - significant amounts of crop and pasture land are flooded north of Highway 9, and 125th Street just east of the river northeast of Lake Park begins flooding.
  • 1396 - crop and pasture land begins to flood between Lake Park and Montgomery.