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Long Prairie River at Long Prairie Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 4.51 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:15AM Jul 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLGPM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:15AM Jul 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.4 ft at 9:15 AM CDT 22-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Long Prairie River at Long Prairie 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:10
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:7
Action Stage:6

Historical Crests
(1) 9.37 ft on 07/22/1972
(2) 8.91 ft on 04/09/2001
(3) 8.78 ft on 06/26/2003
(4) 7.90 ft on 04/08/1997
(5) 7.58 ft on 03/26/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 08/26/1971
(2) 2.15 ft on 10/07/2003
(3) 2.27 ft on 05/30/1977
(4) 3.90 ft on 04/06/1988
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9 Water begins encroaching on Highway 71...2000 feet north of Highway 27.
8 Commercial businesses are impacted on Riverside Drive and 1st Avenue SW. Sandbags deployed to protect commercial structures.
7 1st Avenue SW becomes innundated. Lumber yard and produce store parking lots flood due to water backing up Venewitz Creek. Lions Westside park impacted.
6 Low area north side of the river across from Lions Westside Park partially inundated.
5 Canoe Landing at Riverside Park starts to flood.
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Latitude: 45.974722° N, Longitude: 94.864167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 1281.74 ft 1287.74 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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NOTE: Flood stage changed from 6 feet to 7 feet on March 3, 2014.
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