South Dakota Water Science Center
PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION
To use the above flood tracking chart for a particular property near the MISSOURI R NEAR GAYVILLE,SD gaging station:
Because the surface of flowing water is not flat and has a slope, the water-surface elevation near a threatened property might not be the same as the river stage at the gaging station.
The National Weather Service is responsible for forecasting flooding and setting flood stages, which are subject to change. The graph on the right is from the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service. Visit their web site for additional forecasts and more flood stage information.
Additional information for this gaging station: