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Des Moines River at St. Francisville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 11:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 12:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 12:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 1:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 1:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 2:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 2:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 3:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 4:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 5:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 5:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 6:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 8:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 8:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.81 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.14 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.43 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.51 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.18 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.25 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 10.31 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014U.S. Geological SurveySFLM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:02AM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 10.31 ft at 10:15 AM CDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 18 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Des Moines River at St. Francisville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:25
Moderate Flood Stage:22
Flood Stage:18
Action Stage:17.8

Historical Crests
(1) 32.02 ft on 07/15/1993
(2) 30.15 ft on 03/14/1979
(3) 28.22 ft on 01/19/1973
(4) 28.21 ft on 06/17/2008
(5) 27.55 ft on 06/09/1947
(6) 26.55 ft on 04/19/2013
(7) 26.30 ft on 05/18/1986
(8) 26.27 ft on 04/24/1976
(9) 26.15 ft on 04/12/1965
(10) 26.09 ft on 06/15/2011
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33 Water is at the entrance to the toll bridge house and affects the gas station in St. Francisville.
32.5 Water affects Route B in St. Francisville a well as a gas station.
31 Water reaches the bottom of the St. Francisville toll bridge deck.
30 Water overtops some agricultural levees and affects the town of Croton.
25 Water affects a few homes in St. Francisville and the Fort Pike access area.
22 Water rises over the highest river banks.
21 Agricultural flooding occurs in areas along the river not protected by levees.
20 The St. Francisville boat ramp is under water.
18 Flooding occurs over the lowest river banks.
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Latitude: 40.462408° N, Longitude: 91.566963° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 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 29 491.67 ft 509.67 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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