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Mississippi River at Fulton Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 12.02 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.35 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.01 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Observation: 13.7 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 13.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 14.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 14.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 14.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 14.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 14.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersFLTI2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (1:01PM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 12:10AM Apr 18)Latest observed value: 13.7 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Fulton are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:15

Historical Crests
(1) 24.75 ft on 04/28/1965
(2) 23.31 ft on 04/24/2001
(3) 22.17 ft on 07/08/1993
(4) 21.37 ft on 04/26/1969
(5) 21.23 ft on 04/27/1952
(6) 21.06 ft on 04/21/2011
(7) 21.00 ft on 04/26/1951
(8) 20.72 ft on 04/19/1997
(9) 20.35 ft on 05/07/1975
(10) 19.95 ft on 03/25/1973
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25 Water affects the U.S. Highway 52 causeway near Sabula.
23 Water affects the railroad tracks and into some businesses in Savanna.
22 Water affects Driscolls Island.
21 Basement flooding occurs in homes and businesses in Savanna with seepage into yards. Water also affects grain elevators and affects the lower portion of the Marquette Park parking lot. In Sabula...water affects Vulan and South Broad Streets.
20 Water seeps into a few back yards in Savanna. Water seeps into yards on Peal and Broad Streets in Sabula.
19 At Sabula...which is 18 feet on the local gage...water affects South Avenue at the levee and the lowest section of Lake Street.
18 Water affects businesses on Sabulas North River Drive.
16 Water affects a few houses at Thomson.
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Latitude: 41.894444° N, Longitude: 90.156667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 568.7 ft 584.7 ft  

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