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Mississippi River near Aitkin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.03 ft at 1:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 1:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 11:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 11:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 11:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 1:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 8:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 12:15PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesATKM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:16PM Aug 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.07 ft at 12:30 PM CDT 20-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River near Aitkin are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:18
Moderate Flood Stage:15
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:11

Historical Crests
(1) 22.49 ft on 05/20/1950
(2) 19.50 ft on 07/06/1905
(3) 19.30 ft on 04/29/1916
(4) 18.80 ft on 06/09/1944
(5) 18.77 ft on 04/27/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 09/01/1961
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26 THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILROAD TRACK BECOMES IMPASSABLE.
25 THE TRANSFORMER STATION BECOMES INOPERABLE.
23.5 THE POWER AND WATER PLANTS IN AITKIN BECOME INOPERATIVE.
21 THE POWER PLANT AT AITKIN NEEDS EMERGENCY PROTECTION.
20.5 PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 169 NORTH OF AITKIN BECOME IMPASSABLE.
19 THE TRANSFORMER STATION NEEDS EMERGENCY PROTECTION.
18 THE AITKIN SEWAGE PLANT BECOMES INOPERATIVE.
17 PUMPING BEGINS AT THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT.
15 MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS OCCURS IN AITKIN.
13 SOME ROADS ARE COVERED WITH WATER.
12 MINOR FLOODING OF FARMLAND OCCURS.
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Latitude: 46.540556° N, Longitude: 93.707222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 1182.41 ft 1194.41 ft  

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