Upper Iowa River Levels

 

Select a point:
Kendallville - Bluffton - Near Decorah - Decorah
 
Upper Iowa River at Kendallville
Upper Iowa River at Kendallville
  
Flood Categories
RecordNot available
Major15 feet
Moderate13 feet
Minor / Flood Stage11 feet
Action Stage9 feet
  
Upper Iowa River at Bluffton
Upper Iowa River at Bluffton
  
Flood Categories
Record18.30 feet - 3/27/1961
Major18 feet 
Moderate16 feet
Minor / Flood Stage14 feet
Action Stage11 feet
  
Upper Iowa River near Decorah
Upper Iowa River near Decorah 3NW
  
Flood Categories
RecordNot available
Major902 feet
Moderate898 feet
Minor / Flood Stage896 feet
Action Stage893 feet
  
Upper Iowa River at Decorah
Upper Iowa River at Decorah
  
 Flood Categories
Record17.90 feet - 6/6/08
Major14 feet
Moderate13 feet
Minor / Flood Stage12
Action Stage9 feet
  
River Levels Impacts
12 feetResidential areas are threatened on the west edge of Decorah just before the levee protecting the town begins
13 feetResidential flooding on the west side of town is possible
14 feetMajor flooding may occur outside the areas protected by the levee
19.5 feetWater may begin to overtop the protective levee