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Forecasts for the Embarras River (IL) at Ste Marie are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lawrenceville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.06 ft on 06/07/2008
(2) 26.83 ft on 12/30/2015
(3) 26.54 ft on 06/30/1957
(4) 26.36 ft on 05/13/2002
(5) 26.08 ft on 05/09/1961
(6) 26.00 ft on 12/23/1967
(7) 25.95 ft on 01/04/1950
(8) 25.56 ft on 05/06/2017
(9) 25.34 ft on 05/30/1927
(10) 25.17 ft on 05/09/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.60 ft on 06/25/2019 (P)
(2) 15.57 ft on 05/24/2019 (P)
(3) 17.92 ft on 04/20/2019 (P)
(4) 18.06 ft on 04/01/2019 (P)
(5) 17.82 ft on 03/16/2019
(6) 19.14 ft on 02/08/2019
(7) 17.43 ft on 01/26/2019 (P)
(8) 17.04 ft on 09/09/2018
(9) 22.37 ft on 06/14/2018
(10) 21.75 ft on 04/05/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.20 ft on 10/01/2005
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27 Water begins to overtop Captain Pond and Ste. Marie Levees.
21 Water overtops a few private levees in the Ste. Marie area.
19 County Highway 9 floods between Ste. Marie and Willow Hill.
16 Flooding begins to a secondary road on the east bank near the bridge north of town.
(1) Looking Downstream (Stage: 0.94')
(2) Looking Upstream (Stage: 0.94')
(3) Gauge House

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