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Mississippi River at Lynxville Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 617.56 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.55 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.55 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 3:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 4:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 4:01PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 4:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 5:43PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 617.58 ft at 8:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.57 ft at 12:43AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.51 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.49 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.49 ft at 8:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.25 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.11 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.11 ft at 4:01PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.11 ft at 4:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.11 ft at 5:43PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.05 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 617.02 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 617.02 ft at 12:43AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.91 ft at 4:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.88 ft at 6:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.88 ft at 8:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.83 ft at 12:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.81 ft at 3:30PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.81 ft at 4:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.81 ft at 4:01PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.81 ft at 4:30PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.81 ft at 5:43PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 616.82 ft at 12:43AM Mar 24, 2017Forecast: 616.8 ft 7:00AM Mar 24, 2017Forecast: 616.8 ft 1:00PM Mar 24, 2017Forecast: 616.8 ft 7:00PM Mar 24, 2017Forecast: 616.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 616.8 ft 7:00AM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 616.9 ft 1:00PM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 616.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 617 ft 1:00AM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 617.2 ft 7:00AM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 617.3 ft 1:00PM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 617.5 ft 7:00PM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 617.6 ft 1:00AM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 617.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 617.8 ft 1:00PM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 617.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 618 ft 1:00AM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 618.1 ft 7:00AM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 618.1 ft 1:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 618.2 ft 7:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 618.2 ft 1:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 618.2 ft 7:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 618.3 ft 1:00PM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 618.3 ft 7:00PM Mar 29, 2017Highest Forecast: 618.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 30, 2017Highest Forecast: 618.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 30, 2017USACE - Rivergages.comLYNW3(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (3:00AM Mar 24, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:24AM Mar 23)Latest observed value: 616.82 ft at 12:43 AM CDT 24-Mar-2017. Flood Stage is 625 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Lynxville are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 631
Moderate Flood Stage: 628
Flood Stage: 625
Action Stage: 619
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 633.16 ft on 04/24/1965
(2) 631.22 ft on 04/21/2001
(3) 631.05 ft on 04/14/1997
(4) 629.42 ft on 04/22/1969
(5) 629.08 ft on 06/30/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 628.37 ft on 04/17/2011
(2) 626.33 ft on 10/02/2010 (P)
(3) 631.22 ft on 04/21/2001
(4) 631.05 ft on 04/14/1997
(5) 629.08 ft on 06/30/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 606.94 ft on 08/20/1936
(2) 607.65 ft on 07/28/1937
(3) 610.20 ft on 12/09/1939
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633.16 Water levels reach the flood of record.
633 Water begins to flow over the lock walls and the protective earthen dikes at Dam 9.
631 Lock and dam 9 is closed to navigation.
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Latitude: 43.211667° N, Longitude: 91.098611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 608.07 ft 625 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 608.07)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available U.S. Army Corps of Engineers utilizes the 1912 Datum

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