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Mississippi River at New Boston Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.67 ft at 2:00AM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.71 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:00AM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.74 ft at 8:00AM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:00AM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.72 ft at 12:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.86 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.92 ft at 8:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 9.99 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 10.05 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.1 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.17 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.2 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.29 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.39 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.49 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.58 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.6 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.67 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.71 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: 10.73 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.73 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.74 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.74 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.74 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.75 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.75 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.75 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.76 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.77 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: 10.78 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2016Highest Observation: 10.81 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 09, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 09, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 10, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 10, 2016Highest Forecast: 10.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 10, 2016Forecast: 10.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 10, 2016Forecast: 10.7 ft 12:00AM Dec 11, 2016Forecast: 10.7 ft 6:00AM Dec 11, 2016Forecast: 10.6 ft 12:00PM Dec 11, 2016Forecast: 10.6 ft 6:00PM Dec 11, 2016Forecast: 10.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 12, 2016Forecast: 10.5 ft 6:00AM Dec 12, 2016Forecast: 10.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 12, 2016Forecast: 10.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 12, 2016Forecast: 10.3 ft 12:00AM Dec 13, 2016Forecast: 10.3 ft 6:00AM Dec 13, 2016Forecast: 10.3 ft 12:00PM Dec 13, 2016Forecast: 10.2 ft 6:00PM Dec 13, 2016Forecast: 10.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 14, 2016Forecast: 10.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 14, 2016Forecast: 10.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 14, 2016Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Dec 14, 2016Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Dec 15, 2016Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Dec 15, 2016U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNBOI2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (1:32AM Dec 9, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 9:53AM Dec 8)Latest observed value: 10.81 ft at 10:00 PM CST 8-Dec-2016. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at New Boston are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 16.5
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.90 ft on 07/09/1993
(2) 25.20 ft on 06/17/2008
(3) 24.52 ft on 07/05/2014 (P)
(4) 23.14 ft on 04/28/1965
(5) 22.46 ft on 04/25/2001
(6) 22.22 ft on 04/22/2013 (P)
(7) 21.83 ft on 05/01/2008
(8) 21.73 ft on 04/25/1973
(9) 20.96 ft on 04/24/2011
(10) 20.19 ft on 07/02/2013 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.21 ft on 10/02/2016
(2) 15.39 ft on 09/01/2016
(3) 16.24 ft on 03/29/2016
(4) 16.32 ft on 12/26/2015
(5) 15.55 ft on 06/18/2015 (P)
(6) 24.52 ft on 07/05/2014 (P)
(7) 17.06 ft on 05/14/2014 (P)
(8) 20.19 ft on 07/02/2013 (P)
(9) 20.00 ft on 06/05/2013 (P)
(10) 22.22 ft on 04/22/2013 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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21 Water affects grain elevators in New Boston.
20.6 The Lake Odessa levee overtops.
18.1 Lock and Dam 17 is closed.
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Latitude: 41.191389° N, Longitude: 91.055556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 526.57 ft 541.57 ft  

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