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Minnesota River at Mankato Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 3.81 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:15AM Nov 28, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30AM Nov 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMNKM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:45AM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.57 ft at 12:30 AM CST 28-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 22 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Minnesota River at Mankato 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: 25
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 30.11 ft on 06/21/1993
(2) 29.09 ft on 04/10/1965
(3) 28.25 ft on 09/27/2010
(4) 28.20 ft on 04/26/1881
(5) 27.61 ft on 04/10/1997
(6) 27.07 ft on 04/12/1969
(7) 26.96 ft on 04/16/2001
(8) 26.50 ft on 04/27/2001
(9) 26.20 ft on 04/09/1951
(10) 25.85 ft on 06/23/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.85 ft on 06/23/2014
(2) 18.30 ft on 06/27/2013
(3) 25.51 ft on 03/26/2011
(4) 28.25 ft on 09/27/2010
(5) 25.15 ft on 03/21/2010
(6) 13.75 ft on 04/07/2009
(7) 14.84 ft on 05/06/2008
(8) 17.31 ft on 03/21/2007
(9) 18.87 ft on 04/10/2006
(10) 15.48 ft on 05/15/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.30 ft on 08/04/1934
(2) 0.50 ft on 09/12/1976
(3) 1.30 ft on 08/18/1964
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28.5 Flood waters begin to impact Highway 169 in North Mankato.
25 Highway 169 between St Peter and Mankato impacted in several locations. Barriers placed on east shoulder US 169 just north of St Peter at Rogers Creek or locally known as Robarts Creek. Hwy 22 bridge south of st peter closed (Spring flood impacts.)
24.5 HWY 99 east of St Peter closed (estimated level for spring floods)
22 Dike patrolling begins in Mankato.
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(1) Looking Upriver
(2) Looking Downriver
(3) Gage Bridge
(4) Gage Bridge 2
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Latitude: 44.168889° N, Longitude: 94.003056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 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 29 747.92 ft 769.92 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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