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Mississippi River at Brainerd Stage (ft)Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:15PM Jul 02, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 10:30PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:00PM Jul 02, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 11:15PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:30PM Jul 02, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 11:45PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:00AM Jul 03, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 12:15AM Jul 03, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 12:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:45AM Jul 03, 2015Highest Observation: 6.55 ft at 4:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 7:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 7:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 7:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.51 ft at 8:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.5 ft at 8:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.5 ft at 8:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.49 ft at 8:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 9:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:15AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:30AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:45AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.45 ft at 12:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 12:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.5 ft at 2:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.5 ft at 2:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.51 ft at 3:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 4:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 4:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 9:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 10:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 10:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 11:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 11:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.51 ft at 1:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.51 ft at 1:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.5 ft at 1:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.46 ft at 2:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.44 ft at 2:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 2:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 3:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 5:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 5:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.34 ft at 6:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 6:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 6:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 8:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 9:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 9:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 9:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 9:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 10:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 11:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.34 ft at 11:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.34 ft at 11:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 11:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.34 ft at 12:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 12:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 12:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 12:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 1:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 1:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 1:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 1:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 2:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 3:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 5:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 5:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 6:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 7:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 7:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 11:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 1:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.43 ft at 1:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 1:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 2:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 2:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 5:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 6:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 7:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 7:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 7:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 7:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 9:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 9:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 9:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 9:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 10:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 10:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 10:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 12:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 1:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 5:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 5:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 6:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:30PM Jul 05, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBRAM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:03PM Jul 5, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.21 ft at 8:30 PM CDT 5-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Mississippi River at Brainerd. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.61 ft on 06/28/2012
(2) 16.70 ft on 04/30/2001
(3) 16.03 ft on 04/10/1997
(4) 14.59 ft on 04/30/1996
(5) 14.52 ft on 05/18/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.10 ft on 05/15/2014
(2) 12.12 ft on 05/09/2013
(3) 17.61 ft on 06/28/2012
(4) 11.87 ft on 05/09/2011
(5) 8.49 ft on 03/22/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.80 ft on 07/12/1988
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16 East River Road near Kiwanis park becomes inundated.
13 This will cause flooding of low lying areas.
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Latitude: 46.377778° N, Longitude: 94.183056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1146.96 ft 1159.96 ft 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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