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Mississippi River at LeClaire Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.08 ft at 8:00PM Feb 23, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 10:00PM Feb 23, 2017Observed: 7.13 ft at 12:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 2:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.18 ft at 4:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.21 ft at 6:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.2 ft at 8:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.21 ft at 10:00AM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.2 ft at 12:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.32 ft at 2:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.38 ft at 4:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.38 ft at 6:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.39 ft at 8:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.41 ft at 10:00PM Feb 24, 2017Observed: 7.41 ft at 12:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.43 ft at 2:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.45 ft at 4:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.45 ft at 6:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.49 ft at 8:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:00AM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.72 ft at 12:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 2:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM Feb 25, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 2:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 6:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 10:00AM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 2:00PM Feb 26, 2017Observed: 7.9 ft at 4:00PM Feb 26, 2017Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 6:00PM Feb 26, 2017Forecast: 8.1 ft 12:00AM Feb 27, 2017Forecast: 8.2 ft 6:00AM Feb 27, 2017Forecast: 8.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 27, 2017Forecast: 8.4 ft 6:00PM Feb 27, 2017Forecast: 8.5 ft 12:00AM Feb 28, 2017Forecast: 8.6 ft 6:00AM Feb 28, 2017Forecast: 8.8 ft 12:00PM Feb 28, 2017Forecast: 8.9 ft 6:00PM Feb 28, 2017Forecast: 9 ft 12:00AM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9.1 ft 6:00AM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9.3 ft 12:00PM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9.4 ft 6:00PM Mar 01, 2017Forecast: 9.5 ft 12:00AM Mar 02, 2017Forecast: 9.6 ft 6:00AM Mar 02, 2017Forecast: 9.7 ft 12:00PM Mar 02, 2017Forecast: 9.7 ft 6:00PM Mar 02, 2017Forecast: 9.8 ft 12:00AM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 9.9 ft 6:00AM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 10.1 ft 6:00PM Mar 03, 2017Forecast: 10.1 ft 12:00AM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 10.2 ft 6:00AM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 10.3 ft 12:00PM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 10.3 ft 6:00PM Mar 04, 2017Forecast: 10.4 ft 12:00AM Mar 05, 2017Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 6:00AM Mar 05, 2017U.S. Army Corps of EngineersLECI4(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (7:47PM Feb 26, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:49AM Feb 26)Latest observed value: 7.97 ft at 6:00 PM CST 26-Feb-2017. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at LeClaire are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.75 ft on 04/28/1965
(2) 16.93 ft on 04/24/2001
(3) 16.56 ft on 07/08/1993
(4) 14.97 ft on 04/22/2011
(5) 14.84 ft on 06/16/2008
(6) 14.61 ft on 04/19/1997
(7) 14.60 ft on 04/26/1969
(8) 14.45 ft on 07/04/2014 (P)
(9) 14.03 ft on 05/08/1975
(10) 14.01 ft on 04/28/1952
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.29 ft on 10/03/2016
(2) 14.45 ft on 07/04/2014 (P)
(3) 11.55 ft on 05/13/2014 (P)
(4) 12.01 ft on 06/29/2013 (P)
(5) 12.57 ft on 04/20/2013 (P)
(6) 14.97 ft on 04/22/2011
(7) 11.05 ft on 04/04/2011
(8) 14.84 ft on 06/16/2008
(9) 13.48 ft on 04/29/2008
(10) 11.35 ft on 06/21/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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19 Water reaches the bottom of the access bridge to Campbells Island. Water affects North Main Street in Port Byron, affecting many businesses. Water affects 1st Avenue and affects several houses in Hampton.
17.5 Water affects the bridge approach on the island side of Campbell's Island.
17.3 Water affects the Buffalo Bill Museum in Le Claire. Water is also on the railroad tracks.
17 Water affects South Main Street in Port Byron. Most homes are in the water on Campbell's Island.
16.5 Water affects some homes on Canal Shore Drive south of Le Claire.
16 Water affects residences in Port Byron and Rapids City. Water is also on the railroad tracks in Port Byron. Water damages nearly all buildings on Campbell's Island.
15.5 Water affects commercial buildings along the Le Claire riverfront.
15 Water affects U.S. Highway 67 at Byron Street in Le Claire. Water also affects much of Canal Shore Drive. Water is over the Campbell's Island access road and most buildings on the island are in water. Water affects the playground at Hampton River Park in Hampton. Water affects homes on River Drive in Princeton.
14.8 Water affects the Dry Stack Marina facilities in Le Claire.
14.5 In Port Byron, water affects commercial buildings facing the river. In Le Claire, water affects the lowest section of Canal Shore Drive south of town. Most of First Street is under water in Rapids City. Water affects the lowest portions of 1st Avenue in Hampton.
14 Water affects riverside parking lots in Port Byron and Le Claire. Water affects Canal Shore Drive in Le Claire. Water is at the foundations of a few houses at the downstream end of Hampton.
13.99 Lock and Dam 14 is closed.
13.7 Water affects East Harbor Drive in Bettendorf.
13.5 Water affects First Street in Rapids City.
13.4 Water affects Princeton's River Drive.
13 Water affects Riverside Park in Le Claire.
12.5 Water affects the lowest residences at the upstream end of town in Hampton.
12.2 Water affects 182nd Street in Pleasant Valley.
12 Water affects the lowest houses along the Princeton river front. Water affects several local roads on Campbell's Island and is at the foundations of a few homes. In Pleasant Valley, water is at the bases of or in many houses along the river.
11.4 Water affects 245th Avenue in Pleasant Valley.
11 Water affects the lowest roads and into some back yards on Campbells Island. In Pleasant Valley, water affects 179th Street and at the bases of a few homes along the river. In Cordova, water affects the lowest homes along the river.
10.5 Water affects 178th Street in Pleasant Valley.
10 Water affects low areas in Pleasant Valley.
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Latitude: 41.574444° N, Longitude: 90.403056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 557.08 ft 568.08 ft  

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