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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
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:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(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) 32.70 ft on 05/08/2002
(8) 32.50 ft on 04/13/1979
(9) 32.10 ft on 05/01/1983
(10) 31.99 ft on 06/27/2008
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: 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
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 4 1982.
The levee protecting Old Monroe is overtopped.
Main Street in Old Monroe is flooded
This flood level was reached on August 1 1993.
Low Steel Elevation on Old 79 Highway Bridge is reached.
Old Highway 79 floods between Old Monroe and Highway 79.
Low steel on the BNSF railroad bridge is reached.
The Corner of Sycamore St. and First Street is flooded.
Major flooding begins. Residential flooding in Old Monroe.
Streets in Old Monroe begin flooding.
Dyer Road upstream from the gage begins flooding just downstream of the new Highway 79 bridge.
Right bank overflows.
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.
Initial flooding upstream.
Minor agricultural land begins to flood.
About This Location
Latitude: 38.928889° N, Longitude: 90.745833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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