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Mississippi River at Lynxville Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 615.4 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 615.4 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.37 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 4:01PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 5:43PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 12:43AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.35 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.23 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.13 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.13 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.13 ft at 4:01PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.13 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.13 ft at 5:43PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.11 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 615.1 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 615.1 ft at 12:43AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 615.02 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 615 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 615 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.86 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.86 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.81 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.81 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.81 ft at 4:01PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.81 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.81 ft at 5:43PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 614.74 ft at 12:43AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.9 ft 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.9 ft 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.9 ft 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 614.8 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 614.7 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 614.7 ft 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 614.7 ft 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 614.7 ft 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 614.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 614.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 614.6 ft 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 614.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 614.5 ft 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 614.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 614.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 614.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 614.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014LYNW3(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (4:30AM Oct 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:47AM Oct 23)Latest observed value: 614.74 ft at 12:43 AM CDT 24-Oct-2014. 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

Historical 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.

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

River Stage
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
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(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 608.07 ft 625 ft U.S. Army Corps of Engineers utilizes the 1912 Datum

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