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Mississippi River at Chester Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 19.99 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.94 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.97 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.97 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.95 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.96 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.93 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.94 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.94 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.93 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2016Observed: 19.9 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.92 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.91 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.88 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.88 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.82 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.83 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.79 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.8 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.8 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.78 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.74 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.72 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.72 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.73 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.67 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.69 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.64 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.6 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.63 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.64 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.6 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.56 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.58 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.59 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.55 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.51 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.54 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.5 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.49 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.47 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.47 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.46 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.44 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.45 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.43 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.42 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.39 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.41 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.4 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.4 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.37 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.38 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.34 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.36 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.38 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.35 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.36 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2016Observed: 19.35 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.32 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.35 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.33 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.34 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.33 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.34 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.32 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.33 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.28 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.3 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.32 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.3 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.3 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.29 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.32 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.29 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.33 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.32 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.28 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.28 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.28 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.33 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.26 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.31 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.34 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.23 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.35 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.29 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.35 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.34 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.37 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.36 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.37 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.37 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.39 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.39 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.41 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.38 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.4 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.43 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.43 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2016Observed: 19.41 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.43 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.46 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.45 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.45 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.46 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.45 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.47 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.45 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.48 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.49 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.47 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.48 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.49 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.51 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.54 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.52 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.55 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.56 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.57 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.61 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.6 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.63 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.68 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.68 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.72 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.76 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.83 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.83 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.88 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.91 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.91 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.94 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 19.98 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.01 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.05 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.05 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.1 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.12 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.12 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.06 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.19 ft at 8:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.19 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.21 ft at 9:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.22 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.22 ft at 10:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.2 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.2 ft at 11:30PM May 27, 2016Observed: 20.22 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.22 ft at 12:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.27 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.27 ft at 1:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.26 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.22 ft at 2:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.25 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.29 ft at 3:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.29 ft at 4:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.27 ft at 4:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.29 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.29 ft at 5:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.32 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.34 ft at 6:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.34 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.35 ft at 7:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.37 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.4 ft at 8:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.42 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.41 ft at 9:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.44 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.46 ft at 10:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.46 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.49 ft at 11:30AM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.55 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.58 ft at 12:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.6 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.62 ft at 1:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.63 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.67 ft at 2:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.73 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.75 ft at 3:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.77 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.79 ft at 4:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.87 ft at 5:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.9 ft at 5:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.95 ft at 6:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 20.97 ft at 6:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.03 ft at 7:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.11 ft at 7:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.15 ft at 8:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.19 ft at 8:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.22 ft at 9:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.26 ft at 9:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.28 ft at 10:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.39 ft at 10:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.45 ft at 11:00PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.45 ft at 11:30PM May 28, 2016Observed: 21.53 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.58 ft at 12:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.64 ft at 1:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.68 ft at 1:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.76 ft at 2:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.82 ft at 2:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.87 ft at 3:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.96 ft at 3:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 21.95 ft at 4:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.06 ft at 4:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.12 ft at 5:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.23 ft at 5:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.28 ft at 6:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.34 ft at 6:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.43 ft at 7:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.51 ft at 7:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.45 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.6 ft at 8:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.7 ft at 9:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.78 ft at 9:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.81 ft at 10:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.91 ft at 10:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 22.98 ft at 11:00AM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.03 ft at 11:30AM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.13 ft at 12:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.17 ft at 12:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.22 ft at 1:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.32 ft at 1:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.36 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.42 ft at 2:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.49 ft at 3:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.54 ft at 3:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.64 ft at 4:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.61 ft at 4:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.74 ft at 5:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.75 ft at 5:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.79 ft at 6:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.89 ft at 6:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.93 ft at 7:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 23.98 ft at 7:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.05 ft at 8:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.1 ft at 8:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.14 ft at 9:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.21 ft at 9:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.26 ft at 10:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.34 ft at 10:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.39 ft at 11:00PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.46 ft at 11:30PM May 29, 2016Observed: 24.48 ft at 12:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.55 ft at 12:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.61 ft at 1:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.63 ft at 1:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.7 ft at 2:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.75 ft at 2:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.8 ft at 3:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.86 ft at 3:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.93 ft at 4:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.95 ft at 4:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 24.99 ft at 5:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25 ft at 5:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.13 ft at 6:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.15 ft at 6:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.19 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.2 ft at 7:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.25 ft at 8:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.3 ft at 8:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.37 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.4 ft at 9:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.44 ft at 10:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.49 ft at 10:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.48 ft at 11:00AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.56 ft at 11:30AM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.56 ft at 12:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.67 ft at 12:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.67 ft at 1:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.72 ft at 1:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.76 ft at 2:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.78 ft at 2:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.8 ft at 3:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.85 ft at 3:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.86 ft at 4:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.94 ft at 4:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.97 ft at 5:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 25.98 ft at 5:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.02 ft at 6:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.08 ft at 6:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.05 ft at 7:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.09 ft at 7:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.14 ft at 8:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.17 ft at 8:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.2 ft at 9:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.27 ft at 9:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.27 ft at 10:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.25 ft at 10:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.31 ft at 11:00PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.33 ft at 11:30PM May 30, 2016Observed: 26.39 ft at 12:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.38 ft at 12:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.44 ft at 1:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.45 ft at 1:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.42 ft at 2:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.48 ft at 2:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.53 ft at 3:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.52 ft at 3:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.53 ft at 4:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.59 ft at 4:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.6 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.66 ft at 5:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.65 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.68 ft at 6:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.68 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.72 ft at 7:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.72 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.76 ft at 8:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.74 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.77 ft at 9:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.84 ft at 10:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.82 ft at 10:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.86 ft at 11:00AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.85 ft at 11:30AM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.91 ft at 12:00PM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.92 ft at 12:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.94 ft at 1:00PM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.95 ft at 1:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.03 ft at 2:00PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.01 ft at 2:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 26.99 ft at 3:00PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.01 ft at 3:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.02 ft at 4:00PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.06 ft at 4:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.07 ft at 5:00PM May 31, 2016Highest Observation: 27.09 ft at 5:30PM May 31, 2016Observed: 27.02 ft at 6:00PM May 31, 2016Forecast: 27.3 ft 7:00PM May 31, 2016Forecast: 27.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 01, 2016Forecast: 27.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 01, 2016Highest Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 01, 2016Highest Forecast: 27.7 ft 7:00PM Jun 01, 2016Highest Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00AM Jun 02, 2016Forecast: 27.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 02, 2016Forecast: 27.5 ft 1:00PM Jun 02, 2016Forecast: 27.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 02, 2016Forecast: 27.3 ft 1:00AM Jun 03, 2016Forecast: 27.1 ft 7:00AM Jun 03, 2016Forecast: 27 ft 1:00PM Jun 03, 2016Forecast: 26.8 ft 7:00PM Jun 03, 2016Forecast: 26.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 04, 2016Forecast: 26.2 ft 7:00AM Jun 04, 2016Forecast: 25.8 ft 1:00PM Jun 04, 2016Forecast: 25.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 04, 2016Forecast: 25 ft 1:00AM Jun 05, 2016Forecast: 24.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 05, 2016Forecast: 24.1 ft 1:00PM Jun 05, 2016Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00PM Jun 05, 2016Forecast: 23.2 ft 1:00AM Jun 06, 2016Forecast: 22.8 ft 7:00AM Jun 06, 2016Forecast: 22.5 ft 1:00PM Jun 06, 2016Forecast: 22.1 ft 7:00PM Jun 06, 2016Forecast: 21.8 ft 1:00AM Jun 07, 2016Forecast: 21.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 07, 2016Forecast: 21.1 ft 1:00PM Jun 07, 2016Forecast: 20.9 ft 7:00PM Jun 07, 2016Forecast: 20.6 ft 1:00AM Jun 08, 2016Forecast: 20.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 08, 2016Forecast: 20.3 ft 1:00PM Jun 08, 2016Forecast: 20.1 ft 7:00PM Jun 08, 2016Forecast: 20 ft 1:00AM Jun 09, 2016Forecast: 20 ft 7:00AM Jun 09, 2016Forecast: 19.9 ft 1:00PM Jun 09, 2016Forecast: 19.8 ft 7:00PM Jun 09, 2016Forecast: 19.8 ft 1:00AM Jun 10, 2016Forecast: 19.7 ft 7:00AM Jun 10, 2016Forecast: 19.6 ft 1:00PM Jun 10, 2016Forecast: 19.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 10, 2016Forecast: 19.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 11, 2016Forecast: 19.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 11, 2016Forecast: 19.3 ft 1:00PM Jun 11, 2016Forecast: 19.3 ft 7:00PM Jun 11, 2016Forecast: 19.2 ft 1:00AM Jun 12, 2016Forecast: 19.1 ft 7:00AM Jun 12, 2016Forecast: 19 ft 1:00PM Jun 12, 2016Forecast: 18.9 ft 7:00PM Jun 12, 2016Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00AM Jun 13, 2016Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00AM Jun 13, 2016Forecast: 18.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 13, 2016Forecast: 18.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 13, 2016Forecast: 18.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 14, 2016Forecast: 18.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 14, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCHSI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:36PM May 31, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 10:45AM May 31)Latest observed value: 27.02 ft at 6:00 PM CDT 31-May-2016. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Chester are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 49.74 ft on 08/07/1993
(2) 45.99 ft on 01/02/2016
(3) 44.00 ft on 05/23/1995
(4) 43.32 ft on 04/30/1973
(5) 42.41 ft on 06/05/2013
(6) 41.02 ft on 05/05/1983
(7) 40.58 ft on 05/17/2002
(8) 39.83 ft on 06/30/1844
(9) 39.79 ft on 04/16/1979
(10) 39.74 ft on 05/02/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 45.99 ft on 01/02/2016
(2) 39.68 ft on 07/02/2015
(3) 28.41 ft on 06/01/2015
(4) 31.80 ft on 07/12/2014
(5) 42.41 ft on 06/05/2013
(6) 38.35 ft on 04/25/2013
(7) 39.74 ft on 05/02/2011
(8) 30.06 ft on 03/03/2011 (P)
(9) 28.36 ft on 09/27/2010 (P)
(10) 36.34 ft on 06/30/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -4.30 ft on 01/02/1964
(2) -4.20 ft on 12/20/1963
(3) -4.00 ft on 01/03/1900
(4) -3.71 ft on 12/27/1989
(5) -2.60 ft on 01/04/1940
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51 The Health Care Unit of the Menard Correctional Center begins flooding near this height.
50 Ste. Genevieve, Ft. Chartess, Ivy Landing, and Kaskaskia Island levees overtopped.
49.4 Stringtown and Prairie DuRocher levees overtopped.
49 Degognia and Fountain Bluff Levee overtopped.
47.5 The Con Agra Foods Mill in Grafton begins flooding near this height.
45.5 Near this height, Missouri Route H will be closed in both directions from U.S. Highway 61 to Route M.
45.1 Near this height, Missouri Route M is closed in both directions at River Aux Vases.
45 At this height, the Chester waterworks pumphouse floods.
44 Balwin Water Treatment Plant is flooded.
42.4 Near this height, Missouri Route H is closed between Route M and Missouri Highway 51.
42.3 Near this height, Missouri State Route U will be closed in both directions from U.S. Highway 61 to the Illinois State line at the Kaskaskia Island bridge.
42 Four cottage units at the Menard Correctional Center begin flooding near this height.
41.1 Near this height, Missouri Route V southeast of Bloomsdale is closed between Highway 61 and North White Sands Road.
40.79 Main Street in Evansville inundated.
40.7 At this height, Missouri State Highway 51 is closed from Perry County Road 944 and the Illinois State Line at the bridge into Chester.
40 A hunting lodge near the mouth of the Kaskaskia River begins flooding.
39 Railroad tracks in St. Mary, Missouri begin flooding.
38.7 Illinois State Highway 155 at Prairie du Rocher begins flooding near this height.
38.5 Illinois Route 3 at Rockwood and Missouri Highway J just west of Highway 61 between Ste. Genevieve and St. Marys begin flooding near this height.
38.4 At this level IL Route 3 at levee east of Cora inundated.
38.1 Near this level, Illinois Route 3 near the Mary's River bridge is closed.
37.7 Near this height, Route J is closed in both directions at U.S. Highway 61.
37.6 At this height, Missouri Route M between Route H and Perry County Road 924 is closed.
37.5 The southbound lane on Kaskaskia Street and the south parking lot at Menard Correctional Center begins flooding.
37.2 Near this height, U.S. Highway 61 is closed between Ste. Genevieve and Route J.
37 Union Pacific property along Water Street begins to flood.
36.9 Near this height, U.S. Highway 61 is closed from Route J to St. Mary.
36.5 Chester water intake house is flooded... damage begins to occur to 4 homes and administration buildings at Menard State Prison. Prairie DuRocher pump station damaged and road to Kaskaskia Lock inundated.
36 Chester water works pumphouse is threatened by flood waters. Highway 61 is closed at the bend at St. Marys and a detour is set up through town.
35.2 In Perry County, Highway C is closed between County Roads 352 and 354 (the Levee Road) near Menfro.
35 Ste. Genevieve flood gates are closed at this level.
34.79 Kaskaskia Street near the Menard Prison begins flooding near this height.
34.7 The north parking lot at Menard Correctional Center begins flooding.
33.5 Water Street in Chester begins flooding.
33 Within a foot of this height, Highway A is closed between County Roads 448 and 460 at Wittenberg in southern Perry County.
32.5 The Road at Fort Gage Farm begins flooding at Menard Correctional Center.
31.5 In Perry County, Highway E is closed between County Road 322 and Levee Road (County Road 354) at Bois Brule Creek.
28 Unleveed islands near Chester and the prison farm floods.
27 Flood Stage. Unprotected farmland on right bank begins to flood.
25 Degognia Fountain Bluff Levee gates are closed.
Photos
(1) Farm shed along U.S. Hwy 61 south of Ste. Genevieve on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(2) Farm property along U.S. Hwy 61 south of St. Genevieve on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(3) Flooded railroad tracks in St. Mary, Missouri on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(4) Railroad tracks south of Ste. Genevieve on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(5) Flooded cropland along U.S. Hwy 61 north of St. Mary, Missouri on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft
(6) South Kings Highway on Kaskaskia Island on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(7) Driving onto Kaskaskia Island on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 feet.
(8) Branch Street and Kaskaskia Street in Chester on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 feet.
(9) U.S. Highway 61 in St. Mary, Missouri on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 feet.
(10) Kings Highway on Kaskaskia Island on July 1, 2008 at a stage of 39.4 ft.
(11) Illinois Rte 3 bridge at Rockwood on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.2 ft., 2.3 ft below road surface
(12) Kaskaskia Road at Menard Correctional Center on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.2 ft.
(13) Highway 61 at St. Mary, Missouri on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.1 ft.
(14) State Highway C at County Road 351 on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.1 ft.
(15) Water Street in Chester on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.15 ft.
(16) Water Street near Mill Street in Chester on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.2 ft.
(17) State Highway E near Cinque Hommes Creek on June 28, 2010 at a stage of 36.1 ft.
(18) Lower section staff gage looking upstream
(19) Upper sectional staff gage
(20) Looking upstream at the Highway 51/150 bridge
(21) Looking downstream from staff gage
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Latitude: 37.903889° N, Longitude: 89.835556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 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 29 341.05 ft 368.05 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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