Cedar River Flood Stage Forecasts As of Saturday Night
Here is the latest information from the National weather Service for high water mark crest levels for the Cedar River, as of Saturday night.
There is rain in the forecast for Sunday, and that may effect numbers, but here is the latest data from the National Weather Service as of 8:00 PM Saturday night. You can get the latest data here (web).
In Janesville at 8:45 PM, the Cedar River was measured at 15.99. The flood stage is 13.0 feet in Janesville. The NWS predicts that the river will rise slightly Sunday morning to a peak of 16.1 feet. The current model calls for the Cedar River to fall below flood stage Monday night.
In Cedar Falls at 8:45 PM, the Cedar River at Cedar Falls was measured at 98.53 feet. The flood stage is 88.0 feet in Cedar Falls. The NWS has stated that the river has crested in Cedar Falls, and the river will continue to fall. At Sunday morning (7:00 AM), the current model predicts a river level of 98.5 feet. It looks like the Cedar River at Cedar Falls will fall below flood stage on Friday night.
In Waterloo at 9:00 PM, the last reading was marked at 22.87 feet (flood stage is 13.0 feet). A high mark of 22.7 feet is projected to hit over night Sunday morning (1:00 AM). The current model calls for the river to fall below flood stage Wednesday night in to Thursday morning.
In Vinton at 9:15 PM, the Cedar River was measured at 16.47 feet. The current crest is forecast to hit Monday morning (1:00 AM) with a mark of 21.5 feet. That is abut 7.0 feet over flood stage. The current model calls for the river to fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
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