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Meramec River near Eureka Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesERKM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:50AM Sep 19, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.88 ft at 4:00 AM CDT 19-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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 Meramec River near Eureka are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:30
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:18
Action Stage:16

Historical Crests
(1) 42.89 ft on 12/06/1982
(2) 42.20 ft on 08/22/1915
(3) 40.90 ft on 04/14/1994
(4) 40.06 ft on 03/22/2008 (P)
(5) 39.00 ft on 02/01/1916
(6) 38.90 ft on 06/11/1945
(7) 36.72 ft on 09/26/1993
(8) 36.60 ft on 05/03/1983
(9) 35.77 ft on 07/02/1957
(10) 35.60 ft on 11/17/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.10 ft on 09/15/1971
(2) 1.66 ft on 07/29/2012
(3) 1.70 ft on 09/16/2000
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42.9 This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 6 1982.
39.2 Highway 109 at Eureka Senior High School is closed.
39 The right bank begins to overflow.
34 Coachman Trailer Sales Company begins to flood. Also, shelters and roads within Route 66 State Park are flooded at this level.
33 Numerous homes on West Spring River Ranch Road begin flooding at or slightly above this level.
31.5 At this height, about 12 houses on Willman Road start flooding the main floors. On the river's north side, another 8 homes along West Spring River Ranch Road begin flooding.
27 The lowest house on West Spring River Ranch Road begins flooding on the lower level.
26 The Route 66 State Park road to the equestrian trailhead and to the boat ramp is flooded.
24.5 Hornecker Road is closed near this height.
23.5 The athletic fields at Eureka Senior High School begin flooding near this height.
22.8 Spring River Ranch Road begins flooding near this height on the east end.
21 Willman Road near the Highway 109/W bridge becomes inundated and impassable.
20.2 Hunters Ford Road is closed near this height.
20 West Spring River Road becomes inundated at this height.
18 Flood Stage. Minor flooding begins.
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(1) Highway 109 near Old State Road on March 22, 2008 at a stage near 39.4 feet.
(2) Highway 109 near Eureka High School on March 22, 2008 with a stage near 39.3 ft.
(3) Residence on Willman Road off Highway 109 on March 22, 2008 with a stage near 37.3 feet.
(4) Residence on West Spring River Ranch Road on March 22, 2008 at a stage near 37.3 feet.
(5) Residence on West Spring River Ranch Road on March 22, 2008 at a stage near 37.3 feet.
(6) Residence on East Spring River Ranch Road on March 22, 2008 at a stage near 37.3 feet.
(7) Residences along Willman Road just west of Highway 109 on March 20, 2008 with a stage near 33.8 ft.
(8) Eureka High School parking lot and athletic fields on March 22, 2008 at a stage near 39.3 feet.
(9) Eureka Looking Upstream
(10) Eureka Looking Downstream
(11) Gage well near the Route 66 bridge
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Latitude: 38.505556° N, Longitude: 90.591667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 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 29 404.18 ft 422.18 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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