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Mississippi River at Lynxville Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 614.61 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 614.61 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 614.61 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 3:01PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 4:01PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.59 ft at 5:43PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 614.6 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 614.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 614.61 ft at 12:43AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.58 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.43 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.38 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.38 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.38 ft at 4:01PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.38 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.38 ft at 5:43PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 614.35 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.35 ft at 12:43AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.27 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.29 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.29 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.1 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 3:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 4:01PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 4:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 5:43PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 614.06 ft at 12:43AM Nov 01, 2014Observed: 614.02 ft at 6:00AM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 1:00PM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 12:00PM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 6:00PM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 12:00AM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 12:00PM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 6:00PM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 12:00AM Nov 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 614.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 614.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 614.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 614.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 614.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 614.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 614 ft 6:00PM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 614 ft 12:00AM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 614 ft 6:00AM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 614 ft 12:00PM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 613.9 ft 6:00PM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 613.9 ft 12:00AM Nov 07, 2014Forecast: 613.9 ft 6:00AM Nov 07, 2014LYNW3(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (7:30AM Nov 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 4:52PM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 614.02 ft at 6:00 AM CDT 1-Nov-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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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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