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Illinois River at Peoria Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Observed: 432 ft at 4:00AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432 ft at 6:00AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.02 ft at 8:00AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.02 ft at 10:00AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.1 ft at 12:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.35 ft at 2:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.31 ft at 4:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.42 ft at 6:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.38 ft at 8:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.67 ft at 10:00PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 432.76 ft at 12:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 432.89 ft at 2:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.06 ft at 4:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.11 ft at 6:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.18 ft at 8:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.24 ft at 10:00AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.23 ft at 12:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.27 ft at 2:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.31 ft at 4:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.32 ft at 6:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.34 ft at 8:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 433.36 ft at 10:00PM Aug 13, 2019Highest Observation: 433.49 ft at 12:00AM Aug 14, 2019Highest Observation: 433.49 ft at 2:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.26 ft at 4:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.21 ft at 6:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.15 ft at 8:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.17 ft at 10:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.1 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.13 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.1 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.03 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.05 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 433 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.99 ft at 2:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.98 ft at 4:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.98 ft at 6:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.94 ft at 8:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.98 ft at 10:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.97 ft at 12:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.95 ft at 2:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.86 ft at 4:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.83 ft at 6:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.84 ft at 8:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.68 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 432.63 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.61 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.5 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.48 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.42 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.42 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.35 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.19 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 432.05 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 431.97 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 431.97 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 431.93 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 431.95 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.89 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.88 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.9 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.95 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.94 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.92 ft at 12:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.97 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 432 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 432 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.85 ft at 8:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.85 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 431.88 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 431.83 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 431.83 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 431.92 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.26 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.54 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.62 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.69 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.7 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.5 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.46 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 432.38 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 432.43 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 432.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 432.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 20, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 432.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 22, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 22, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 22, 2019Forecast: 432.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 23, 2019Forecast: 432.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 23, 2019Forecast: 432.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 23, 2019Forecast: 432.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 23, 2019Forecast: 432.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 24, 2019Forecast: 432.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 24, 2019Forecast: 432.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 24, 2019Forecast: 432.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 24, 2019Forecast: 432.3 ft 1:00AM Aug 25, 2019Forecast: 432.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 25, 2019USACE - Water Levels of Rivers and LakesPRAI2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (2:36AM Aug 19, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 10:25AM Aug 18)Latest observed value: 432.43 ft at 2:00 AM CDT 19-Aug-2019. Flood Stage is 447 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Illinois River at Peoria Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 455
Moderate Flood Stage: 449
Flood Stage: 447
Action Stage: 444
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 456.57 ft on 04/24/2013
(2) 455.90 ft on 05/24/1943
(3) 455.80 ft on 03/23/1979
(4) 455.60 ft on 03/08/1985
(5) 455.04 ft on 05/07/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 447.54 ft on 06/24/2019 (P)
(2) 454.16 ft on 06/02/2019 (P)
(3) 455.04 ft on 05/07/2019 (P)
(4) 444.62 ft on 04/19/2019 (P)
(5) 445.15 ft on 04/04/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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Latitude: 40.633330° N, Longitude: 89.625000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 447 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 447.0 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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