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Mississippi River at Fulton Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.31 ft at 4:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 6:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 8:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 10:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 12:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 4:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 6:00PM Sep 29, 2014Highest Observation: 6.38 ft at 8:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 10:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 12:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 4:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 6:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 4:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 10:00AM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:00PM Oct 01, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:00AM Oct 02, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 2:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 07, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 07, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 07, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 07, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 1:00AM Oct 08, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 7:00AM Oct 08, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersFLTI2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (3:16AM Oct 2, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 12:10AM Oct 2)Latest observed value: 5.65 ft at 2:00 AM CDT 2-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 16 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 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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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.
18.98 Lock and Dam 13 is closed.
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

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 568.7 ft 584.7 ft  

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