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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Moreau River (MO) near Jefferson City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 36.50 ft on 10/05/1941
(2) 34.00 ft on 04/12/1994
(3) 33.57 ft on 05/01/2017
(4) 33.52 ft on 12/28/2015
(5) 32.63 ft on 09/15/2008
(6) 30.61 ft on 02/22/1985
(7) 30.28 ft on 06/02/2013
(8) 29.93 ft on 01/06/2005
(9) 29.89 ft on 07/03/2015
(10) 29.83 ft on 12/03/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.99 ft on 07/02/2021
(2) 18.91 ft on 06/29/2021
(3) 21.88 ft on 06/26/2021
(4) 22.74 ft on 04/12/2021
(5) 25.49 ft on 03/19/2021
(6) 21.77 ft on 06/11/2020
(7) 18.26 ft on 03/23/2020
(8) 20.80 ft on 03/20/2020
(9) 18.45 ft on 02/25/2020
(10) 19.69 ft on 01/19/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.86 ft on 09/23/2006
(2) 0.86 ft on 10/08/2006
(3) 1.00 ft on 08/24/2012
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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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29.3 Water level reaches the low steel of the Tanner Bridge.
23.5 Near this height, Walnut Acres Road near North Moreau Creek will likely need to be closed. This road is 18.3 river miles upstream of the gage.
20 Near this height, Buffalo Road will be closed. This road is about 8.7 river miles upstream of the gage.
19 Near this height, Zion Road will be closed. This road is about 12 river miles upstream of the gage.
18 Near this height, both Bainer Road and Loesch Road will be closed. These roads are about 15.5 to 16 river miles upstream of the gage.
(1) Tanner Bridge Road bridge over the Moreau River
(2) Downstream flood picture
(3) Downstream left bank flood picture
(4) Downstream picture
(5) Upstream low water picture

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