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Pecatonica River at Freeport, IL (FEEI2)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

Record Crest: 19.76 ft
762.3*19.5*
761.8*19.0*
760.8*18.0*
759.817.0
758.816.0

Major Flooding Begins

757.815.0
756.814.0

Moderate Flooding Begins

755.813.0

Minor Flooding Begins

754.812.0
754.311.5

Near Flooding Begins

* = Extended rating
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7.0 ft at 06/26/2017 07:30:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.76 ft on 03/16/1929
(2) 19.40 ft on 03/28/1916
(3) 18.82 ft on 02/25/1922
(4) 18.45 ft on 09/16/1914
(5) 18.36 ft on 04/06/1923
(6) 17.60 ft on 03/16/1919
(7) 17.41 ft on 04/03/1933
(8) 17.27 ft on 02/27/1915
(9) 17.16 ft on 07/03/1969
(10) 17.13 ft on 03/25/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.93 ft on 06/30/2013
(2) 13.82 ft on 04/19/2013
(3) 14.71 ft on 03/15/2013
(4) 12.97 ft on 07/29/2011
(5) 16.12 ft on 07/24/2010
(6) 13.28 ft on 03/18/2010
(7) 13.90 ft on 03/13/2009
(8) 15.71 ft on 06/15/2008
(9) 14.28 ft on 05/01/2008
(10) 13.02 ft on 04/22/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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21.5 Water reaches the bottom of the Illinois Highway 26 bridge deck in Freeport.
20 Water reaches the bottom of the Stephenson Street bridge deck.
19 Water affects businesses west of the Stephenson Street bridge.
17 Water affects the parking lots of several businesses near the Stephenson Street bridge.
16.5 Water surrounds Taylor Park School and affects Illinois Highway 75 east of Freeport.
16 Water affects parking lots of businesses east of the Stephenson Street bridge and most streets north and south of Illinois Highway 75 are closed. Illinois Highway 75 is also closed.
15.5 Numerous streets are closed north and south of Illinois Highway 75 and water enters the first floor level of a few homes. Water also begins to enter Taylor Park. Businesses along Van Buren Street north of the Pecatonica River are directly affected by water.
15 Some street closures begin north and south of Illinois Highway 75 and water affects many back yards in Freeport east of the Pecatonica River. Water begins to reach Illinois Highway 75 at the southeast corner of Taylor Park.
14 Minor street flooding begins in Freeport and water affects a few back yards east of the Pecatonica River.
13 Water affects low lying sections of Freeport mainly east of the Pecatonica River.
11 Some agricultural flooding occurs north of Freeport.
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.