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Mississippi River at Reserve Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 8.87 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 7.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 7.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 7 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 6.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 6.6 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 6.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2014RRVL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:50AM Aug 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:06AM Jul 31)Latest observed value: 7.54 ft at 3:00 AM CDT 1-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Reserve are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:26
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:21

Historical Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 06/11/1929
(2) 25.90 ft on 04/28/1945
(3) 25.60 ft on 03/05/1932
(4) 25.60 ft on 02/10/1950
(5) 25.60 ft on 02/26/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.10 ft on 02/03/1940
(2) 0.20 ft on 01/13/1964
(3) 0.30 ft on 02/11/1931
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22 MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER, UPSTREAM BARGE OPERATORS, AND FACILITIES ARE IMPACTED. NAVIGATION WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR SMALLER RIVER CRAFT. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR RIVER TRAFFIC ARE URGED.
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Latitude: 30.055556° N, Longitude: 90.568611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 0 ft 22 ft 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
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