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Mississippi River at St. Cloud Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 4:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 4:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Observation: 6.05 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 7:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 8:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 8:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 9:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 9:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 10:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 10:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 11:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 11:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 12:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 1:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 2:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 2:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 3:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 3:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 8:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 8:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 9:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 9:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 10:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:15PM Sep 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSCOM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:31PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.91 ft at 11:15 PM CDT 2-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 9 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 Mississippi River at St. Cloud 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:11
Moderate Flood Stage:10
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 11.44 ft on 04/08/1997
(2) 10.99 ft on 04/12/2001
(3) 9.83 ft on 03/30/2009
(4) 9.38 ft on 05/17/1999
(5) 8.95 ft on 03/18/2010
(6) 8.75 ft on 06/19/2014
(7) 8.70 ft on 04/22/1996
(8) 8.53 ft on 06/25/2013
(9) 8.31 ft on 05/26/2013
(10) 8.24 ft on 05/02/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.50 ft on 10/18/1992
(2) 3.69 ft on 08/23/1989
(3) 3.76 ft on 08/05/1988
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Latitude: 45.547222° N, Longitude: 94.145556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 29 958.49 ft 967.49 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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