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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North River (MO) at Palmyra are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.15 ft on 04/18/2013
(2) 22.06 ft on 07/21/2010
(3) 21.46 ft on 09/14/2008
(4) 20.68 ft on 06/26/2015
(5) 19.93 ft on 05/29/2019
(6) 19.88 ft on 04/25/2010
(7) 19.49 ft on 07/26/2008
(8) 19.45 ft on 04/30/2009
(9) 18.94 ft on 12/28/2008
(10) 18.70 ft on 05/28/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.12 ft on 07/31/2021
(2) 15.49 ft on 07/10/2021
(3) 17.51 ft on 07/01/2021
(4) 18.09 ft on 04/11/2021
(5) 13.55 ft on 04/08/2021
(6) 17.92 ft on 03/19/2021
(7) 13.06 ft on 07/31/2020
(8) 13.83 ft on 06/10/2020
(9) 16.69 ft on 06/04/2020
(10) 15.27 ft on 03/10/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.32 ft on 10/01/2002
(2) 3.74 ft on 07/26/2012
(3) 6.30 ft on 10/12/1981
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30 Bridge surface on County Road 329 is flooded.
22.1 Agricultural levee along the right bank near the gage is overtopped.
19.5 At this height, the following county roads along North River are impassable: 230, 324, 329, and 335.
17.1 Agricultural land along the left bank begins flooding near the gage.
16 Left bank begins to flood near the gage.
14 Marion County Rd 341 north of Palmyra inundated. Significant agricultural land flooding...right bank.
13.5 County Road 333, east of Palmyra, begins to flood.
(1) North River at Palmyra river and rain gage along CR 329.
(2) North River looking upstream from the CR 329 bridge northwest of Palmyra.
(3) North River looking downstream from the CR 329 bridge northwest of Palmyra
(4) Property near the CR 324 bridge on 25 April 2010. Stage was 19.2 feet.
(5) Looking north from the CR 329 bridge on 25 April 2010. Stage was 19.6 feet.
(6) Marion County Road 329 looking SE on 25 April 2010 with a stage of 19.6 ft.
(7) CR 324 flooding on 25 April 2010 with a stage of 19.2 feet.
(8) Marion County Road 341 looking east from US Highway 61 on 25 April 2010. Stage was 19.7 feet.

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