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Mississippi River near Aitkin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.27 ft at 3:15AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Observation: 6.27 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:45AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Observation: 6.27 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 3:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 4:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 4:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 8:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 2:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 2:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 3:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 5:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 5:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 7:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 7:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 8:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 11:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 11:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 11:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 12:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 12:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 12:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 2:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 2:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 3:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 3:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 5:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 5:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 7:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 7:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesATKM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:01AM Sep 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.08 ft at 2:30 AM CDT 22-Sep-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 northeast 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. Sandbaggging begins at Aitkin city transformer. Water tops the levees on the North side of Aitkin.
15 A few homes become surrounded by water in the Cedarbrook neighborhood near Eagle Rd. The Aitkin city park becomes flooded.
13 The boat ramp at Aitkin city park floods. A few driveways become covered with water in the Ceadarbrook area.
12 Minor flooding of farmland occurs in the Cedarbrook community.
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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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