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Mississippi River at Lynxville Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 619.39 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 619.34 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 619.31 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.24 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.22 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.22 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.11 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.09 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.04 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 619.01 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.94 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.93 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.93 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.86 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.84 ft at 4:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.78 ft at 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 618.73 ft at 12:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 618.65 ft at 4:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 618.62 ft at 6:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 618.62 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 618.4 ft 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Forecast: 618.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 618.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 618.2 ft 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 618.1 ft 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 618 ft 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 618 ft 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 617.9 ft 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 617.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 617.7 ft 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 617.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 617.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 617.4 ft 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 617.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 617.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 617.1 ft 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 617 ft 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 616.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 616.8 ft 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 616.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 616.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 616.5 ft 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 616.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 616.3 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 616.2 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 616.1 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 616 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014LYNW3(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (1:00PM Jul 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:00AM Jul 23)Latest observed value: 618.62 ft at 8:00 AM CDT 23-Jul-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
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 608.07)
(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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