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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Rock River at Moline are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Upstream Gauge - near Joslin Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.53 ft on 04/21/2013
(2) 16.38 ft on 03/06/2008
(3) 16.15 ft on 04/26/1973
(4) 15.79 ft on 06/07/2002
(5) 15.70 ft on 05/20/1974
(6) 15.31 ft on 02/24/1997
(7) 15.25 ft on 05/31/1996
(8) 15.20 ft on 02/24/1971
(9) 15.10 ft on 03/24/1979
(10) 15.01 ft on 06/17/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.56 ft on 01/26/2016
(2) 12.27 ft on 12/30/2015
(3) 12.04 ft on 12/17/2015
(4) 12.46 ft on 06/25/2015 (P)
(5) 13.45 ft on 06/18/2015 (P)
(6) 13.90 ft on 07/04/2014 (P)
(7) 12.23 ft on 03/14/2014 (P)
(8) 13.28 ft on 07/02/2013
(9) 16.53 ft on 04/21/2013
(10) 12.83 ft on 05/31/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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17.5 The Sears Dam is under water in Rock Island.
15.5 Water affects the intersection of Highways 150 and 6. Steel Dam is under water in Milan.
15.2 Water affects the lowest streets on Vandruffs Island.
15 Water affects business parking lots on 52nd Avenue in Moline. Water also affects most homes on South Shore Drive and North Shore Drive.
14 Major Flood Stage. Water affects South Shore Drive and North Shore Drive in Moline west of the 27th Street bridge. Water limits access to homes on South Shore Drive east of the I-74 bridge. Water also affects portions of 60th Street south of John Deere Road.
13.2 Water affects 60th Street south of John Deere Road in Moline and 75th Ave from Green Valley Park 48th St. Water is on Canal Road in Big Island. Smith's Island is affected by flood waters.
13 Moderate Flood Stage. In Moline, water affects homes on South Shore Drive and cuts off access to homes east of the I-74 bridge. Water also affects 49th Avenue south of the theater. Water affects Vandruff Island.
12.5 Water affects some residences in the lower Friendship Farm area. 60th St is under water south of the Green Valley Sports Complex. 56th St along the north side of the river is under water.
12 Minor Flood Stage. Water affects residences near the 27th Street bridge. Water is over portions of 60th St south of Green Valley Sports Complex and portions of 56th St along the north side of the river.
11 Water affects agricultural land upstream from Moline.

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