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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chariton River near Moulton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Novinger
Zoom Level:11
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 37
Flood Stage: 36
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 45.00 ft on 06/01/1947
(2) 37.94 ft on 08/25/2007
(3) 37.12 ft on 07/21/2010
(4) 36.83 ft on 07/16/1982
(5) 36.56 ft on 04/18/2013
(6) 36.22 ft on 06/25/2015
(7) 36.17 ft on 07/05/1981
(8) 35.81 ft on 07/09/2008
(9) 35.64 ft on 06/27/2011
(10) 35.17 ft on 06/04/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.35 ft on 04/05/2017
(2) 34.42 ft on 12/14/2015
(3) 36.22 ft on 06/25/2015
(4) 33.63 ft on 09/10/2014
(5) 36.56 ft on 04/18/2013
(6) 23.92 ft on 05/04/2012
(7) 35.64 ft on 06/27/2011
(8) 37.12 ft on 07/21/2010
(9) 33.51 ft on 05/16/2009
(10) 33.71 ft on 12/27/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 16.26 ft on 06/21/1988
(2) 16.51 ft on 10/12/1999
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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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44.7 Water approaches the top of the curb of the 543rd Street bridge.
38 The east approach to the 543rd Street bridge floods.
35.5 Water affects 285th Avenue near Sedan Bottoms...or just east of the intersection of 285th Avenue and 570th Street.

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  • USGS 7-Day Streamflow Duration Hydrograph for this location:
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  • USGS Cumulative Streamflow Hydrograph for this location:
    Duration Hydrograph of Cumulative Streamflow
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