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St. Croix River at Stillwater Stage (ft)Observed: 75.58 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.61 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.61 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.61 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.61 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2014Highest Observation: 75.7 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Highest Observation: 75.7 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2014Highest Observation: 75.7 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.69 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.68 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.67 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 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ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.61 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.6 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.59 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.58 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.57 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.56 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014US Corps of EngineersSTLM5(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (12:16PM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 75.55 ft at 11:15 AM CST 18-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 87 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.

NOTE: Forecasts for the St. Croix River at Stillwater are issued routinely during the navigation season, and as needed at other times of the year.

More information on datums is available at www.ngs.noaa.gov/faq.shtml

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 89
Moderate Flood Stage: 88
Flood Stage: 87
Action Stage: 80
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 94.10 ft on 04/18/1965
(2) 92.30 ft on 04/27/2001
(3) 92.20 ft on 04/16/1969
(4) 91.10 ft on 04/16/2001
(5) 90.45 ft on 04/12/1997
(6) 89.70 ft on 04/14/1952
(7) 87.90 ft on 06/28/1993
(8) 87.63 ft on 06/27/2014
(9) 87.50 ft on 04/06/1986
(10) 87.30 ft on 04/30/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 87.63 ft on 06/27/2014
(2) 84.19 ft on 07/01/2013
(3) 80.48 ft on 06/15/2013
(4) 81.75 ft on 05/27/2013
(5) 85.99 ft on 06/01/2012
(6) 87.28 ft on 04/12/2011
(7) 85.93 ft on 03/25/2010
(8) 92.30 ft on 04/27/2001
(9) 91.10 ft on 04/16/2001
(10) 90.45 ft on 04/12/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 75.10 ft on 07/01/1988

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95 Estimated top of the flood protection dike in Afton.
94.8 Highway 95 near 2nd Ave in Bayport may be closed.
94 Estimated top of the flood protection dike at St Croix Beach.
92 Abandoned railroad bed north of Vine Street to St Croix Street impacted.
91 Dike Road impacted.
90 HWY 95 between Afton and Bayport begins to flood. Lakefront Park bathhouse in Hudson affected.
89 The city park in Bayport begins flooding. Lake Mallalieu dam gates overtopped.
86.75 Buckeye Street Garage in Hudson impacted.
86 Due to safety issues...the Stillwater lift bridge will be closed near this stage.
85.8 First Street between Buckeye and Commercial Streets floods
85 Several residences along the river may experience flooding in their basements. Front Street in Hudson WI closes.
84 Second tier at Lakefront Park in Hudson floods.
83 Minnesota and Wisconsin DNRs invoke a no wake zone on the river.
80 Seawall at Lakefront Park in Hudson floods.
78 The Stillwater Riverwalk becomes inundated.
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(1) Looking Upriver
(2) Looking Downriver
(3) Looking Downriver 2
(4) Interstate Bridge looking East
(5) Gage Bridge looking East
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Latitude: 45.056111° N, Longitude: 92.803056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 87 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 600 ft 687 ft USACE utilizes the 1912 Datum

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