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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mississippi River at Genoa are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 636
Moderate Flood Stage: 634
Flood Stage: 631
Action Stage: 625.2
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 638.40 ft on 04/22/1965
(2) 636.45 ft on 04/12/1997
(3) 636.21 ft on 04/18/2001
(4) 635.24 ft on 04/20/1969
(5) 634.52 ft on 04/20/1952
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 631.38 ft on 05/26/2017 (P)
(2) 631.19 ft on 09/27/2016
(3) 633.50 ft on 04/16/2011
(4) 632.40 ft on 09/28/2010 (P)
(5) 636.21 ft on 04/18/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 615.30 ft on 08/18/1936
(2) 616.09 ft on 10/09/1937
(3) 617.39 ft on 01/21/1938
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639.5 Water begins to go over the protective earthen dikes.
639 Water begins to flow over the lock walls at Dam 8.
638.4 Water levels reach the flood of record.
636 Lock and dam 8 is closed to navigation.
625.2 Army Road closes near Albin, Iowa impacting the public access.
Photos
(1) Upstream view at Genoa Dam 8, October 16th, 2012
(2) Downstream view at Genoa Dam 8, October 16th, 2012

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