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Embarras River (IL) at Newton Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 5.98 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00AM Nov 29, 2021Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:00AM Nov 30, 2021Observed: 5.52 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2021Observed: 5.45 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2021Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2021Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2021NTNI2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (8:37PM Dec 4, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.36 ft at 7:00 AM CST 4-Dec-2021.
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Gauge readings received once daily during low-water and more frequently during high water.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Embarras River (IL) at Newton. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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(1) Looking Downstream (Stage: 4.69 ft)
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Latitude: 38.996111° N, Longitude: 88.145278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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