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Forecasts for the Gasconade River near Rich Fountain 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.47 ft on 05/02/2017
(2) 34.56 ft on 12/30/2015
(3) 34.39 ft on 08/08/2013
(4) 33.27 ft on 12/06/1982
(5) 32.64 ft on 03/21/2008
(6) 31.28 ft on 09/28/1993
(7) 29.13 ft on 04/16/1945
(8) 28.80 ft on 04/28/2011
(9) 27.20 ft on 02/26/1985
(10) 27.20 ft on 05/02/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.72 ft on 02/27/2018
(2) 37.47 ft on 05/02/2017
(3) 34.56 ft on 12/30/2015
(4) 20.95 ft on 07/14/2015
(5) 22.76 ft on 06/23/2015
(6) 34.39 ft on 08/08/2013
(7) 21.69 ft on 03/25/2012
(8) 28.80 ft on 04/28/2011
(9) 21.21 ft on 11/02/2009
(10) 20.86 ft on 09/17/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.49 ft on 05/25/1957
(2) 0.50 ft on 09/22/1956
(3) 0.60 ft on 09/19/1954
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31.8 Near this height, State Highway 89 begins flooding north of State Highway E and just north of the Swan Creek bridge.
30.5 Near this height, U.S. Highway 50 near Mount Sterling will be closed in both directions.
29.7 Near this height, Missouri Highway 42 east of Vienna will be closed in both directions.
29.3 Near this height, Missouri State Route E just west of the juncture with Missouri Highway 89 will be closed in both directions.
28 Near this height, U.S. Highway 63 will be closed in both directions southeast of Vienna.
27 Near this height, Missouri State Route BB north of Mount Sterling will be closed in both directions.
26 County Road 623 northwest of the gage and County Road 727 at Highway D are flooded and closed at this height. Also, State Highway 42 southwest of Belle and State Highway J east of Fredericksburg are also flooded and closed. Actual point of inundation may be as low as 22 ft.
22.5 Near this height, Missouri State Route K west of Bay will be closed in both directions due to backwater along Second Creek.
22.1 House basement along the right bank upstream of the gage begins to flood near this height.
22 At this height County Road 251 north of Fredericksburg is flooded and closed.
21.1 Private road under the State Highway 89 bridge begins flooding near this height.
20 FLOOD STAGE. Right bank overflows. Also, State Highway D begins flooding near the Cooper Hill Conservation Area.
19.5 State Route N north of US Highway 50 and north of Freedom begins flooding near this height.
18.7 The trailer court along the right bank downstream from the State Highway 89 bridge begins to flood near this level.
17 State Route RA at Pointers Creek near the County Road 801 intersection begins flooding near this level.
16 Brush Creek backs up and private roads begin to flood.
Photos
(1) Looking south along Highway 89 flooded on May 2, 2017 at a stage near 37.3 feet.
(2) Looking northwest along County Road 623 on May 2, 2017 at a stage near 37.3 feet.
(3) Clubhouse along County Road 805 in early May 2017.
(4) Flooded structure along County Road 806 at intersection with County Road 808 in early May, 2017.

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