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Mississippi River at Thebes Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 20.08 ft at 7:30AM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 20.1 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.09 ft at 8:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.09 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.07 ft at 9:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.98 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.05 ft at 10:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.02 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20 ft at 12:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20.02 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 20 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.99 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.94 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.96 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.94 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.94 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.92 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.91 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.9 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.92 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.91 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.89 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.87 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.88 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.89 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.88 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.85 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.85 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.83 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.82 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 19.83 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.82 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.82 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.79 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.8 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.76 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.81 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.76 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.74 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.73 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.74 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.74 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.7 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.71 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.71 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.68 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.69 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.65 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.63 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.62 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.61 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.57 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.55 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.55 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.51 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.51 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.48 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.47 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.46 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.43 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.42 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.42 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.38 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.35 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.34 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.3 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.29 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.27 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.25 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.21 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.17 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.17 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.14 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 19.06 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.95 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 19.01 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.98 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.96 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.91 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.89 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.85 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.84 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.79 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.77 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.74 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.67 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.58 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.56 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.5 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.47 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.45 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.4 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.41 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.33 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.34 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.29 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.25 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.23 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.19 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.24 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.21 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.12 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.15 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.14 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.06 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.94 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 17.91 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.86 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.86 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.83 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.83 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.82 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.81 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.76 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.73 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 17.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTHBI2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:01AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.71 ft at 6:30 AM CDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 33 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Thebes 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:42
Moderate Flood Stage:37
Flood Stage:33
Action Stage:30

Historical Crests
(1) 45.91 ft on 05/23/1995
(2) 45.52 ft on 05/03/2011
(3) 45.51 ft on 08/07/1993
(4) 45.15 ft on 07/04/1844
(5) 44.74 ft on 04/29/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.88 ft on 01/15/1909
(2) 1.02 ft on 12/27/1989
(3) 1.75 ft on 01/02/1964
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34 The town of Thebes begins to flood.
33 The town of Gale begins to flood.
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(1) Mississippi River Upstream
(2) Mississippi River Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Equipment
(5) Digital Readout on Gage House
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Latitude: 37.221667° N, Longitude: 89.463056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 33 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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