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Pecatonica River at Freeport Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 4.42 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2014U.S. Geological SurveyFEEI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:46PM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.26 ft at 12:30 PM CDT 29-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Pecatonica River at Freeport 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:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:13
Action Stage:11.5

Historical Crests
(1) 19.76 ft on 03/16/1929
(2) 19.40 ft on 03/28/1916
(3) 18.82 ft on 02/25/1922
(4) 18.45 ft on 09/16/1914
(5) 18.36 ft on 04/06/1923
(6) 17.60 ft on 03/16/1919
(7) 17.41 ft on 04/03/1933
(8) 17.27 ft on 02/27/1915
(9) 17.16 ft on 07/03/1969
(10) 17.13 ft on 03/25/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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21.5 Water reaches the bottom of the Illinois Highway 26 bridge deck in Freeport.
20 Water reaches the bottom of the Stephenson Street bridge deck.
19 Water affects businesses west of the Stephenson Street bridge.
17 Water affects the parking lots of several businesses near the Stephenson Street bridge.
16.5 Water surrounds Taylor Park School and affects Illinois Highway 75 east of Freeport.
16 Water affects parking lots of businesses east of the Stephenson Street bridge and most streets north and south of Illinois Highway 75 are closed. Illinois Highway 75 is also closed.
15.5 Numerous streets are closed north and south of Illinois Highway 75 and water enters the first floor level of a few homes. Water also begins to enter Taylor Park. Businesses along Van Buren Street north of the Pecatonica River are directly affected by water.
15 Some street closures begin north and south of Illinois Highway 75 and water affects many back yards in Freeport east of the Pecatonica River. Water begins to reach Illinois Highway 75 at the southeast corner of Taylor Park.
14 Minor street flooding begins in Freeport and water affects a few back yards east of the Pecatonica River.
13 Water affects low lying sections of Freeport mainly east of the Pecatonica River.
11 Some agricultural flooding occurs north of Freeport.
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Latitude: 42.302778° N, Longitude: 89.619444° 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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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 743.18 ft 756.18 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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