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Mississippi River at Brainerd Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.87 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.81 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.81 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.8 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 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2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 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8:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 8:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 8:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 11:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 11:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 6:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:30AM Jan 31, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBRAM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:01AM Jan 31, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.72 ft at 6:30 AM CST 31-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

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) 12.12 ft on 05/09/2013
(2) 17.61 ft on 06/28/2012
(3) 11.87 ft on 05/09/2011
(4) 8.49 ft on 03/22/2010
(5) 12.99 ft on 04/06/2009
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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
(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 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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