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Illinois Upper Fox Watershed

Nippersink Lake At Fox Lake

June 5 2023

4 ft

-0.72% today
97% of Normal Normal

Water gage height, ft levels at Nippersink Lake At Fox Lake are currently 4 ft, about 97% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 4.29ft.

Maximum recorded Gage height, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2017-07-17 when levels reached 7.96 ft. Lowest recorded Gage height, ft was 2013-12-24 when levels receded to 2.12 ft.

Nippersink Lake is located in Fox Lake, Illinois, and has a rich history dating back to the early 1800s when it was used for logging and ice harvesting. The lake is fed by several small streams and has a surface area of approximately 1,000 acres. It is home to a variety of aquatic plants and wildlife, including bass, bluegill, and northern pike. The lake is also a popular spot for boating, fishing, and swimming. In terms of hydrology, the lake receives water from both surface flow and snowpack melt. It is also surrounded by agricultural land, which can impact water quality through runoff. Despite these challenges, efforts have been made to preserve the lake's natural beauty and recreational opportunities.

Geolocation -88.184, 42.403
Elevation 735.81 ft
Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change -0.72%
Percent of Normal 97%
Minimum 2.12 ft
Maximum 7.96 ft
Average 4 ft
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Lake Winnebago At Oshkosh
Lake Winnebago Near Stockbridge
Schweitzer Reservoir Near Palmer
Greenwood Reservoir Near Greenwood
Nippersink Lake At Fox Lake
Fox Lake Near Lake Villa
Channel Lake Near Antioch


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