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Mississippi River at Lynxville Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 616.62 ft at 12:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.62 ft at 12:43AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.61 ft at 4:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.61 ft at 6:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.61 ft at 8:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.5 ft at 12:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.5 ft at 2:01PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.5 ft at 2:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 3:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:01PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 5:43PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.5 ft at 8:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 12:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 12:43AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.5 ft at 4:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.52 ft at 6:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.52 ft at 8:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 12:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:01PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 4:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.49 ft at 5:43PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.58 ft at 8:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 616.58 ft at 12:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 616.58 ft at 12:43AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 616.63 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 616.64 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 616.64 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 616.67 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 616.68 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 616.68 ft at 4:01PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 616.68 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Observation: 616.68 ft at 5:43PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 616.7 ft 1:00AM Jul 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 616.7 ft 7:00AM Jul 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 616.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 616.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 01, 2015Forecast: 616.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 616.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 616.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 616.5 ft 7:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 616.5 ft 1:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 616.4 ft 7:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 616.4 ft 1:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 616.3 ft 7:00PM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 616.2 ft 1:00AM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 616.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 616.1 ft 1:00PM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 616 ft 7:00PM Jul 04, 2015Forecast: 615.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 615.8 ft 7:00AM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 615.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 615.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 615.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 615.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 615.4 ft 1:00PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 615.4 ft 7:00PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 615.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 615.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 07, 2015LYNW3(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (11:45PM Jun 30, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:38AM Jun 30)Latest observed value: 616.68 ft at 5:43 PM CDT 30-Jun-2015. 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): 0

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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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 Not Available Not Available U.S. Army Corps of Engineers utilizes the 1912 Datum

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