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Cuivre River at Old Monroe Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 17.95 ft at 7:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 17.45 ft at 7:08AM Jun 26, 2017OMNM7(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:53AM Jun 28, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.45 ft at 7:08 AM CDT 26-Jun-2017. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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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.

Reliability of the Forecast: Unavailable due to missing or inaccurate readings

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cuivre River at Old Monroe are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 37.40 ft on 12/04/1982
(2) 36.60 ft on 05/18/1975
(3) 35.50 ft on 08/01/1993
(4) 33.90 ft on 02/24/1985
(5) 33.70 ft on 04/03/1973
(6) 33.00 ft on 05/18/1995
(7) 33.00 ft on 06/23/2015
(8) 32.70 ft on 05/08/2002
(9) 32.67 ft on 05/01/2017
(10) 32.50 ft on 04/13/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.08 ft on 06/05/2017
(2) 25.73 ft on 05/21/2017
(3) 32.67 ft on 05/01/2017
(4) 24.30 ft on 07/14/2015
(5) 26.00 ft on 07/10/2015
(6) 33.00 ft on 06/23/2015
(7) 24.10 ft on 10/03/2014
(8) 29.00 ft on 07/11/2014
(9) 24.90 ft on 07/07/2013
(10) 31.50 ft on 06/02/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 9.20 ft on 09/18/1971
(2) 9.40 ft on 09/02/1970

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37.4 This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 4 1982.
37.4 This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 4 1982.
37 The levee protecting Old Monroe is overtopped, though this levee level of protection is closer to 35.5 at the old 79 bridge.
35.79 Main Street in Old Monroe is flooded. At this height there is nothing left to prevent water from moving across town. This is the height of the pavement on the Old Monroe side of the old Highway 79 bridge.
35.5 Water will begin moving across the lawn of the first Main Street home adjacent to the old Highway 79 bridge.
33.79 Low Steel Elevation on Old 79 Highway Bridge is reached.
33 Near this height, Missouri State Highway 79 is closed south of the Cuivre River bridge.
31.8 Old Highway 79 floods between Old Monroe and Highway 79.
31.25 Low steel on the BNSF railroad bridge is reached.
30.8 The Corner of Sycamore St. and First Street is flooded.
30 Major flooding begins. Residential flooding in Old Monroe.
29.1 Streets in Old Monroe begin flooding.
28.1 Dyer Road upstream from the gage begins flooding just downstream of the new Highway 79 bridge.
27 Right bank overflows.
24.5 Extensive left bank agricultural flooding develops upstream of the gage. A utility road is flooded along the Old Monroe levee along the left bank upstream of the gage.
24 Initial flooding upstream.
23.5 Minor agricultural land begins to flood.
(1) BNSF railroad bridge on June 22, 2015 with a stage near 33 ft.
(2) Missouri State Hwy Y (Flatwoods Road) closed on June 22, 2015 at a stage near 33 ft.
(3) Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge at a stage near 33 ft on June 22, 2015.
(4) Levee protecting Old Monroe on June 22, 2015 at a stage of 33 ft.
(5) Dyer Road at Old Monroe Road (Old Missouri Highway 79) on June 22, 2015 at a stage of 33 ft.
(6) Wire weight gage on the Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge into Old Monroe, Missouri.
(7) Wire weight gage on the Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge into Old Monroe, Missouri.
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Latitude: 38.928889° N, Longitude: 90.745833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 410 ft 434 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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