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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the South Fabius River near Taylor 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: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.40 ft on 06/19/1935
(2) 21.90 ft on 02/26/1936
(3) 20.37 ft on 06/29/2015
(4) 19.50 ft on 06/08/1947
(5) 19.40 ft on 10/13/1969
(6) 18.49 ft on 11/01/1928
(7) 18.42 ft on 06/01/1933
(8) 18.33 ft on 04/24/1973
(9) 17.63 ft on 02/19/1982
(10) 17.49 ft on 05/29/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.31 ft on 10/04/2019
(2) 9.65 ft on 10/04/2019
(3) 10.26 ft on 06/20/2019
(4) 10.91 ft on 06/19/2019
(5) 9.86 ft on 06/06/2019
(6) 14.30 ft on 06/01/2019
(7) 17.49 ft on 05/29/2019 (P)
(8) 11.15 ft on 05/23/2019 (P)
(9) 13.04 ft on 05/01/2019 (P)
(10) 11.30 ft on 03/30/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.04 ft on 10/10/2007
(2) 1.07 ft on 08/05/2006
(3) 1.10 ft on 09/17/1979
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15.1 Small levee immediately downstream of the gage is overtopped, flooding agricultural fields.
14.7 Cornfield just south and downstream of the County Road 315 bridge at the gage begins to flood.
13.7 County Road 319 just north of the gage begins to flood.
13.6 Missouri State Route M west of Route D begins flooding near this height. This road closed during South Fabius River flood of September 11, 2014.
13 Marion County Road 301 will be flooded north of County Road 150 near this height.
12.5 Marion County Road 150 will be flooded near this height.
11 Both banks begin to overflow low level farmlands.
10.5 County Road 117 northwest of Philadelphia floods.
10.19 The river begins flooding the right bank just downstream of the County Road 319 bridge at the gage.
10.1 Marion County Road 310 begins flooding just west of the east end of the road, the intersection with County Road 365.
9.5 Flood Stage. Minor flooding begins.
(1) Maywood yards threatened by floodwaters on May 15, 2010 with a stage of 17.5 feet.
(2) The gagehouse on the South Fabius River near Taylor, MO.
(3) Middle Fabius River looking upstream from the CR 319 bridge near the gagehouse.
(4) Middle Fabius River looking downstream from the CR 319 bridge.
(5) Marion CR 319 on 22 July 2010 with a stage of 14.0 feet.
(6) Marion County Road 301 on 22 July 2010 with a stage of 14.0 feet.
(7) Marion CR 150 on 22 July 2010 with a stage of 14.0 feet.
(8) Cropland flooding along CR 310 with a stage of 10.4 ft.
(9) County Road 310 flooded on 25 April 2010 at a stage of 10.4 feet.

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