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Mississippi River near Aitkin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesATKM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:01AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.48 ft at 4:30 AM CDT 25-Oct-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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