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Rock River at Moline Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 8:45PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 9:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:15PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 9:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 9:45PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 10:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:15PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 10:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 10:45PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 11:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 11:15PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:45PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 12:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 12:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 1:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 1:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 1:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:00AM Nov 18, 2014Highest Observation: 8.51 ft at 2:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 2:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 3:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 3:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 3:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 3:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 4:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 4:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 5:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 5:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 6:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 6:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 7:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 7:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 8:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 9:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 9:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:15AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:45AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 12:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 12:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 12:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 5:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 5:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 7:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 9:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 9:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 9:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 9:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 10:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:15PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:45PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 2:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 2:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 3:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 3:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 6:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 6:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 7:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 7:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 7:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 8:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 8:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 8:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 8:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 9:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 9:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 9:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 9:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 10:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 11:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:15AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 11:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 12:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 1:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 1:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 2:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 2:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 2:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 2:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 4:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 4:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 4:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 6:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 8:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 10:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 10:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 10:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 10:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 12:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 3:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersMLII2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:17PM Nov 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.9 ft at 7:30 PM CST 20-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 12 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 Rock River at Moline are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.53 ft on 04/21/2013
(2) 16.38 ft on 03/06/2008
(3) 16.15 ft on 04/26/1973
(4) 15.79 ft on 06/07/2002
(5) 15.70 ft on 05/20/1974
(6) 15.31 ft on 02/24/1997
(7) 15.25 ft on 05/31/1996
(8) 15.20 ft on 02/24/1971
(9) 15.10 ft on 03/24/1979
(10) 15.01 ft on 06/17/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.90 ft on 07/04/2014 (P)
(2) 12.23 ft on 03/14/2014 (P)
(3) 13.28 ft on 07/02/2013
(4) 16.53 ft on 04/21/2013
(5) 12.83 ft on 05/31/2011
(6) 12.22 ft on 05/27/2011
(7) 12.18 ft on 04/23/2011
(8) 12.05 ft on 02/25/2011
(9) 14.24 ft on 07/28/2010
(10) 13.37 ft on 05/16/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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17.5 The Sears Dam is under water in Rock Island.
15.5 Water affects the intersection of Highways 150 and 6. Steel Dam is under water in Milan.
15.2 Water affects the lowest streets on Vandruffs Island.
15 Water affects business parking lots on 52nd Avenue in Moline. Water also affects most homes on South Shore Drive and North Shore Drive.
14 Water affects South Shore Drive and North Shore Drive in Moline west of the 27th Street bridge. Water limits access to homes on South Shore Drive east of the I-74 bridge. Water also affects portions of 60th Street south of John Deere Road.
13.8 Water affects 49th Avenue in Moline.
13.5 Water affects 60th Street south of John Deere Road in Moline and Green Valley Park. Water is also on Canal Road on Big Island.
13 Water affects homes on South Shore Drive in Moline and cuts off access to homes east of the I-74 bridge. Water affects Vandruffs Island in Rock Island and 7th Street in Coal Valley.
12.5 Water affects residences in the Friendship Farm area.
12 Water affects residences near the 27th Street bridge.
11 Water affects agricultural land upstream from Moline.
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Latitude: 41.462500° N, Longitude: 90.500000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 29 551.34 ft 563.34 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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