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Mississippi River near Greenville Stage (ft)Observed: 25.62 ft at 1:00PM Jun 27, 2016Highest Observation: 25.71 ft at 2:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.65 ft at 3:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.6 ft at 4:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.66 ft at 5:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.54 ft at 6:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.53 ft at 7:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.64 ft at 8:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.68 ft at 9:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.7 ft at 10:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.7 ft at 11:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 25.56 ft at 12:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.68 ft at 1:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.43 ft at 2:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.53 ft at 3:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.51 ft at 4:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.5 ft at 5:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.53 ft at 6:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.5 ft at 7:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.58 ft at 8:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.66 ft at 9:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.54 ft at 10:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 25.61 ft at 11:00AM Jun 28, 2016Forecast: 25.5 ft 1:00PM Jun 28, 2016Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 28, 2016Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Jun 29, 2016Forecast: 25.7 ft 7:00AM Jun 29, 2016Forecast: 25.8 ft 1:00PM Jun 29, 2016Forecast: 26 ft 7:00PM Jun 29, 2016Forecast: 26.1 ft 1:00AM Jun 30, 2016Forecast: 26.3 ft 7:00AM Jun 30, 2016Forecast: 26.5 ft 1:00PM Jun 30, 2016Forecast: 26.7 ft 7:00PM Jun 30, 2016Forecast: 27 ft 1:00AM Jul 01, 2016Forecast: 27.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 01, 2016Forecast: 27.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 01, 2016Forecast: 27.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 01, 2016Forecast: 28.1 ft 1:00AM Jul 02, 2016Forecast: 28.4 ft 7:00AM Jul 02, 2016Forecast: 28.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 02, 2016Forecast: 28.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 02, 2016Forecast: 29.1 ft 1:00AM Jul 03, 2016Highest Forecast: 29.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 03, 2016U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGEEM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:35AM Jun 28, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 10:16AM Jun 28)Latest observed value: 25.61 ft at 11:00 AM CDT 28-Jun-2016. 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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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 02/11/1916
(7) 61.60 ft on 04/12/1912
(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.

Recent Crests
(1) 56.24 ft on 01/13/2016
(2) 64.22 ft on 05/16/2011
(3) 52.90 ft on 05/24/2009
(4) 57.41 ft on 04/16/2008
(5) 43.06 ft on 01/24/2007
(6) 41.59 ft on 04/16/2005
(7) 50.70 ft on 01/25/2005
(8) 46.47 ft on 12/27/2004
(9) 43.60 ft on 03/19/2004
(10) 50.10 ft on 05/29/2003
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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 Farmers Grain terminal building north of the Greenville bridge.
57 Larger portion of Harbor Front Road is under water. The deepest water is at the south end.
56.5 South end of the Harbor Front 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 Farmers Grain terminal building north of the Greenville bridge. Electric power is turned off to north and south Lake Ferguson Road and Hillman-Logan Road.
51.5 Greenville boat store is inoperable for towboat supplies.
50 Upper Lake Ferguson Road and Warfield Point Park are closed.
48 Water begins to cover the dirt road leading to the Farmers Grain terminal facility which is north of the Greenville bridge.
45 Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield Point Park is closed.
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
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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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