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Mississippi River at McGregor Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.25 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.67 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.67 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.99 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.99 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Observation: 9.02 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014MCGI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:15AM Dec 21, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 9.02 ft at 10:45 AM CST 21-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 16 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 McGregor 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: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.38 ft on 04/24/1965
(2) 23.75 ft on 04/20/2001
(3) 21.98 ft on 06/29/1993
(4) 21.58 ft on 04/22/1969
(5) 21.38 ft on 04/15/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.53 ft on 04/20/2014
(2) 16.22 ft on 05/11/2013
(3) 21.32 ft on 04/18/2011
(4) 19.43 ft on 10/02/2010
(5) 17.02 ft on 04/27/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.28 ft on 12/08/1939
(2) 4.81 ft on 01/17/1944
(3) 5.00 ft on 11/09/1967
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27.9 The water overtops the levee.
25.4 The water reaches the flood of record set in 1965.
25 Major flooding occurs in McGregor.
23.5 The road near the casino in Marquette is closed.
22 Water covers the north end of Main Street.
21.5 Railroad tracks near the casino in Marquette are closed.
19.6 The road to the Prairie du Chien wastewater treatment facility is flooded.
19 Flooding of some residential areas begin.
18 Pumping operations begin at the Prairie du Chien waste water treatment facility.
17 Minor lowland flooding begins, and access to parks near the river in Prairie du Chien is affected.
16.5 Water may begin to go over the road covering part of Highway C near Highway 18.
16 The Washington Street Bridge to Saint Feriole Island begins to flood and is closed. Pumping operations are underway.
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(1) Upstream View, May 30, 2008 Stage = 14.61 ft
(2) Downstream View, May 30, 2008 Stage = 14.61 ft
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Latitude: 43.026944° N, Longitude: 91.172500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 604.84 620.84 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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