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Prairie River  near Merrill Stage (ft)Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 9:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 11:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 11:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 8:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 9:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 12:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 1:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 3:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 3:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 3:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 4:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.79 ft at 4:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 6:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 6:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 7:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 10:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:15AM Jun 16, 2019Highest Observation: 4.09 ft at 12:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 11:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 12:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 12:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.78 ft at 2:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.78 ft at 3:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.78 ft at 3:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.78 ft at 3:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 4:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 4:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.75 ft at 5:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 5:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 6:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 7:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 8:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 8:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:15AM Jun 18, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMRLW3(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (7:35AM Jun 18, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.35 ft at 5:15 AM CDT 18-Jun-2019. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Prairie River near Merrill. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): 1.5

Historic Crests
(1) 9.45 ft on 08/31/1941
(2) 7.62 ft on 04/12/2011
(3) 7.60 ft on 08/21/1926
(4) 7.54 ft on 04/20/1996
(5) 7.28 ft on 04/06/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.28 ft on 03/17/2016
(2) 7.62 ft on 04/12/2011
(3) 6.60 ft on 04/13/2002
(4) 7.28 ft on 04/06/1997
(5) 7.54 ft on 04/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.69 ft on 08/20/1969
(2) 1.76 ft on 08/14/2007
(3) 1.77 ft on 05/30/2010
(4) 1.77 ft on 07/12/2009
(5) 1.79 ft on 08/15/1955
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11 Several feet of water may be covering locations between 6th Street and 4th Street along the river in Merrill
9 Several feet of floodwaters cover a river walkway. The river current is fast
7 Widespread flooding of adjacent wooded lowland and acricultural land. A river walkway is flooded
6 Floodwaters cover parts of a river walkway in Merrill
4.5 There is minor flooding of wooded lowland
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(1) Downstream of the HWY C bridge at 2.5 feet
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Latitude: 45.235833° N, Longitude: 89.649722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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
Other 1297.22 ft 1304.22 ft  

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