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Mississippi River near Greenville Stage (ft)Observed: 19.57 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.58 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.6 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.62 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.59 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.63 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.65 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.63 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.68 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.69 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.71 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.75 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.77 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.79 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 19.8 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 20.56 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.56 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.59 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.58 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.56 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.6 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.6 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.63 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.55 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.57 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.63 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.69 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Observation: 20.71 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.65 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.63 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.57 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.67 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.42 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.39 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.36 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.39 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.38 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.38 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.15 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.29 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.18 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.2 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.17 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.15 ft at 5:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.23 ft at 6:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.03 ft at 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20.01 ft at 8:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20 ft at 9:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 19.98 ft at 10:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 20 ft at 11:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 20.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 20 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 19.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 19.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 19.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 19.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 19.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 19.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 19.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 18.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 18.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 18.6 ft 7:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 18.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 18.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 18.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 18.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 07, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGEEM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:34PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:55AM Sep 2)Latest observed value: 20 ft at 11:00 PM CDT 2-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 48 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:57
Moderate Flood Stage:52
Flood Stage:48
Action Stage:36

Historical Crests
(1) 65.40 ft on 04/21/1927
(2) 64.22 ft on 05/16/2011
(3) 64.05 ft on 05/30/1929
(4) 63.00 ft on 02/13/1937
(5) 62.80 ft on 04/27/1922
(6) 61.60 ft on 04/12/1912
(7) 61.60 ft on 02/11/1916
(8) 61.20 ft on 04/21/1913
(9) 60.70 ft on 06/03/1908
(10) 59.90 ft on 03/27/1903
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.70 ft on 01/04/1964
(2) 6.90 ft on 09/15/1976
(3) 6.91 ft on 08/27/2012
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58 Water is over 2 feet deep in Farmer's Grain Terminal building north of the new Greenville bridge.
57 More of harbor front road is under water and is deeper at the south end.
56.5 South end of the harbor road is inundated. Greenville port terminal ceases operation.
55 Practically all areas between levees are flooded. Approximately 50 buildings have water inside them. Water enters Grain Terminal building north of the new Greenville bridge. Electric power is turned off to north and south Lake Ferguson Road and Hillman-Logan Road.
48 Water begins to cover the dirt road leading to the Farmers Grain Terminal facility which is north of the new Greenville bridge.
44.5 Road to Bunge Corporation grain elevators is under water.
43.5 Lower Lake Ferguson Road begins to flood.
42 Flooding is occurring around Lake Ferguson.
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Latitude: 33.289444° N, Longitude: 91.161111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 48 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 74.92 ft 122.92 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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Note: Historical Crests for the Greenville gage include river crest from 1927,1937 or other flood events from the 1930s. These gage reading were converted from the Warfield Point gage to the Greenville Bridge Gage.
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