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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 Prairie Hill are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Novinger Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.26 ft on 05/31/2019
(2) 23.39 ft on 04/18/2013
(3) 23.27 ft on 07/27/2008
(4) 23.23 ft on 07/23/2010
(5) 23.21 ft on 07/11/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.23 ft on 07/16/2021
(2) 23.21 ft on 07/11/2021
(3) 15.15 ft on 04/11/2021
(4) 16.57 ft on 06/10/2020
(5) 18.84 ft on 05/29/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 04/07/1978
(2) 1.20 ft on 01/10/1982
(3) 1.50 ft on 04/01/1982
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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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27.7 The State Highway 129 bridge is overtopped by flood waters 8 miles North of Salisbury.
24.8 Water reaches the bottom of the State Highway 129 bridge 8 miles north of Salisbury.
20 State Highway 129 is overtopped by flood waters 8 miles north of Salisbury.
19 Farmland and secondary roads in the Chariton River floodplain are under water.
15 Fields along the river begin to flood.

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