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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Marais Des Cygnes River near Reading are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Melvern Lake
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 45
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.47 ft on 05/29/1982
(2) 26.50 ft on 05/17/1995
(3) 25.39 ft on 05/07/2007
(4) 25.22 ft on 06/27/1969
(5) 24.79 ft on 06/19/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.18 ft on 08/30/2019
(2) 19.92 ft on 06/23/2019
(3) 22.17 ft on 05/21/2019
(4) 23.45 ft on 05/07/2019
(5) 21.35 ft on 05/01/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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25.7 Water overtops the bridge deck.
23 Overlow on the right bank is in several swift channels over Road Y 5, 3 miles north of Reading.
21 County Road Y 5 near the gage floods, 3 miles north of Reading.
19 Low lying areas along the river flood.

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