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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cuivre River at Old Monroe 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 37.40 ft on 12/04/1982
(2) 36.60 ft on 05/18/1975
(3) 35.50 ft on 08/01/1993
(4) 33.90 ft on 02/24/1985
(5) 33.70 ft on 04/03/1973
(6) 33.50 ft on 12/28/2015
(7) 33.00 ft on 06/23/2015
(8) 33.00 ft on 05/18/1995
(9) 32.70 ft on 05/08/2002
(10) 32.67 ft on 05/01/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.95 ft on 04/01/2019 (P)
(2) 25.04 ft on 01/02/2019
(3) 27.88 ft on 10/16/2018 (P)
(4) 24.13 ft on 09/12/2018 (P)
(5) 24.08 ft on 06/05/2017
(6) 25.73 ft on 05/21/2017
(7) 32.67 ft on 05/01/2017
(8) 33.50 ft on 12/28/2015
(9) 24.30 ft on 07/14/2015
(10) 26.00 ft on 07/10/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 9.20 ft on 09/18/1971
(2) 9.40 ft on 09/02/1970
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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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37.4 This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 4 1982.
37.4 This is the RECORD FLOOD LEVEL that was reached on December 4 1982.
37 The levee protecting Old Monroe is overtopped, though this levee level of protection is closer to 35.5 at the old 79 bridge.
35.79 Main Street in Old Monroe is flooded. At this height there is nothing left to prevent water from moving across town. This is the height of the pavement on the Old Monroe side of the old Highway 79 bridge.
35.5 Water will begin moving across the lawn of the first Main Street home adjacent to the old Highway 79 bridge.
33.79 Low Steel Elevation on Old 79 Highway Bridge is reached.
33 Near this height, Missouri State Highway 79 is closed south of the Cuivre River bridge.
31.8 Old Highway 79 floods between Old Monroe and Highway 79.
31.25 Low steel on the BNSF railroad bridge is reached.
30.8 The Corner of Sycamore St. and First Street is flooded.
30 Major flooding begins. Residential flooding in Old Monroe.
29.1 Streets in Old Monroe begin flooding.
28.1 Dyer Road upstream from the gage begins flooding just downstream of the new Highway 79 bridge.
27 Right bank overflows.
24.5 Extensive left bank agricultural flooding develops upstream of the gage. A utility road is flooded along the Old Monroe levee along the left bank upstream of the gage.
24 Initial flooding upstream.
23.5 Minor agricultural land begins to flood.
Photos
(1) BNSF railroad bridge on June 22, 2015 with a stage near 33 ft.
(2) Missouri State Hwy Y (Flatwoods Road) closed on June 22, 2015 at a stage near 33 ft.
(3) Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge at a stage near 33 ft on June 22, 2015.
(4) Levee protecting Old Monroe on June 22, 2015 at a stage of 33 ft.
(5) Dyer Road at Old Monroe Road (Old Missouri Highway 79) on June 22, 2015 at a stage of 33 ft.
(6) Wire weight gage on the Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge into Old Monroe, Missouri.
(7) Wire weight gage on the Old Missouri Highway 79 bridge into Old Monroe, Missouri.
(8) Staff gage at Old Monroe during flood of May, 2017.
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