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Missouri River near Chamois Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6 ft at 7:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 7:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:00AM Oct 01, 2014Highest Observation: 6.1 ft at 7:00AM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 6.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 6.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 7.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 8.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 11.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 11.7 ft 7:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 12.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 12.8 ft 7:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 13.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 14.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 06, 2014Highest Forecast: 14.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 06, 2014CMSM7(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:20AM Oct 2, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:05PM Oct 1)Latest observed value: 6.1 ft at 7:00 AM CDT 2-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Gauge readings received once daily during low-water and more frequently during high water.

NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Missouri River near Chamois are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:31
Moderate Flood Stage:28
Flood Stage:17
Action Stage:15

Historical Crests
(1) 33.30 ft on 07/31/1993
(2) 28.70 ft on 04/24/1973
(3) 27.92 ft on 06/02/2013
(4) 27.17 ft on 09/16/2008
(5) 26.70 ft on 05/18/1990
(6) 26.30 ft on 02/25/1985
(7) 26.30 ft on 04/13/1994
(8) 25.20 ft on 06/28/1967
(9) 25.10 ft on 05/03/1983
(10) 25.00 ft on 06/09/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -5.70 ft on 12/22/1963
(2) -4.40 ft on 12/29/2000
(3) -4.30 ft on 12/21/1989
(4) -4.20 ft on 01/17/1967
(5) -4.20 ft on 01/06/1959
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30 The Chamois city park begins to flood.
28.5 Highway 100 closed between Chamois and Morrison.
28 Highway 100 near the power plant begins to flood.
27.7 The A-1 levee between Chamois and Morrison is overtopped near this height.
27 The Mokane levee just east of Mokane will overtop near this height.
26.5 The Steedman levee northwest of Chamois is overtopped near this level.
26 Highway 100 near Morrison begins flooding due to creek backwater. The Jacobs and Tebbetts East levees near Tebbetts are overtopped near this level.
25.7 The Chamois levee just west of Chamois is overtopped near this height.
25.6 Highway 100 just west of Chamois begins flooding near this level.
25.5 Levee A-1 just east of Chamois is overtopped near this level.
25 Both sections of the Chamois levee system just upstream of Chamois are overtopped near this level.
24.3 Highway 94 near Portland begins flooding near this height.
23.8 The nearby RV park, adjacent to the city park, begins to flood.
17 Flood Stage: Lower lying bottom land begins to flood.
Photos
(1) Cropland east of Chamois on September 17, 2008 at a stage of 25.4 ft.
(2) Highway 100 just west of Chamois on September 17, 2008 at a stage of 25.4 feet.
(3) Looking upstream from the Chamois power plant gaging station at a stage of 19.2 feet.
(4) Looking downstream from the Chamois power plant gaging station at a stage of 19.2 feet.
(5) Pressure gauge height readout at the Chamois plant indicating a stage of 19.2 feet on July 21, 2011.
(6) Pressure readouts at the Chamois power plant on July 21, 2011.
(7) Pressure line and orifice feeding into the Missouri River at the Chamois plant on July 21, 2011.
(8) Slope gage along boat ramp upstream from the power plant.
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Latitude: 38.682778° N, Longitude: 91.762222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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
Other 502.5 ft 519.5 ft  
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