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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the La Moine River at Colmar are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Ripley
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.94 ft on 04/19/2013
(2) 27.03 ft on 01/03/1965
(3) 26.61 ft on 03/05/1985
(4) 25.76 ft on 05/13/2002
(5) 25.69 ft on 10/04/1986
(6) 25.14 ft on 09/25/1970
(7) 25.06 ft on 05/17/2009
(8) 24.81 ft on 06/21/1990
(9) 24.79 ft on 06/04/1980
(10) 24.59 ft on 06/16/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.48 ft on 07/12/2021 (P)
(2) 22.01 ft on 05/19/2020
(3) 24.06 ft on 05/26/2019
(4) 20.24 ft on 02/21/2018
(5) 21.71 ft on 05/02/2017
(6) 23.10 ft on 12/30/2015
(7) 23.15 ft on 06/28/2015
(8) 23.74 ft on 02/22/2014
(9) 24.08 ft on 05/05/2013
(10) 28.94 ft on 04/19/2013
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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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32 Water is over the Illinois Highway 61 bridge railings at Colmar.
29.5 Water affects Illinois Highway 61 near the La Moine River bridge.
28.5 Water is at the bottom of the U.S. Highway 136 bridge deck near Tennessee.
28 Water is at the bottom of the Illinois Highway 101 bridge deck at Brooklyn.
27.2 Water is at the bottom of the North 270th Road bridge deck.
27 Water is at the bottom of the Camp Creek Road bridge deck at Birmingham. Water also affects some houses east of Plymouth.
26.5 Water is at the bottom of the Illinois Highway 61 and County Road 26 bridge decks.
25.5 Water is at the bottom of the County Road 6 bridge deck near Saint Mary.
24 Water affects a few houses near the McDonough and Schuyler county line.
22.5 Water affects lower roads around Birmingham.
20 Water affects the lowest portions of Lambert Road and affects Lamar Road approximately 100 feet north of the intersection with County Road 26.

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