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Mississippi River at Gladstone Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 3.59 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00PM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00PM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 08, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 7:00AM Sep 08, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGLDI2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (6:16PM Sep 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 1:10PM Sep 1)Latest observed value: 3.16 ft at 6:00 PM CDT 1-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 10 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 Gladstone are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:9

Historical Crests
(1) 22.46 ft on 06/17/2008
(2) 21.54 ft on 07/10/1993
(3) 19.83 ft on 07/06/2014 (P)
(4) 18.01 ft on 04/22/2013 (P)
(5) 17.65 ft on 05/12/2001
(6) 17.40 ft on 04/25/1973
(7) 17.10 ft on 04/27/1965
(8) 17.04 ft on 05/02/2008
(9) 16.06 ft on 04/24/2011
(10) 15.85 ft on 06/06/2013 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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17 Water reaches the tops of the levees at the Henderson Drainage District.
15 Lock and Dam 18 is closed.
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Latitude: 40.881389° N, Longitude: 91.022500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 518.52 ft 528.52 ft  

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