Skunk River Levels


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Oskaloosa - Sigourney
South Skunk River at Oskaloosa
South Skunk River near Oskaloosa
Flood Categories
Record26.40 feet - 8/16/2010
Major30 feet
Moderate28.5 feet
Minor / Flood Stage24.5 feet
Action Stage18 feet
River Level Impacts
15 feetThe park on the south bank near the US 63 bridge floods
21 feetWidespread flooding of agricultural and lowland areas occurs
23 feetSecondary roads near US 63 and Iowa 92 flood
25 feetThe Oskaloosa water plant levee is overtopped with water into maintenance bay floor
30 feetWater affects US 63
North Skunk River at Sigourney
North Skunk River near Sigourney
Flood Categories
Record25.93 feet - 5/28/2013
Major21 feet
Moderate18 feet
Minor / Flood Stage16 feet
Action14.5 feet
River Level Impacts
14 feetWater affects some lower agricultural land along the river
16 feetWater affects agricultural land, some county roads, and farm houses
18 feetWater affects most agricultural land near Sigourney
26 feetWater affects the south approach to the Highway 149 bridge