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Mississippi River at Reserve Stage (ft)Observed: 17.49 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.43 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.4 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.43 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.43 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.56 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.57 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 17.62 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.62 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 17.64 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.56 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.46 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.47 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.46 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.52 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.54 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.53 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.49 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.5 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.43 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.43 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.47 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 17.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 17.5 ft 1:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 1:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 7:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 17.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 17.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 17.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 17.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 17.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 17 ft 7:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 16.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 16.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 16.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 29, 2014Forecast: 16.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 29, 2014RRVL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:20AM Apr 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:13PM Apr 24)Latest observed value: 17.45 ft at 2:00 AM CDT 25-Apr-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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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

River Stage
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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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