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Meramec River Near Eureka (ERKM7)

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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 19 Feet
Latest Stage: 11.12
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
NOTE:Forecasts for the Meramec River near Eureka are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
Flood Impacts

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46.5
The Raineri Construction Products building on Truitt Drive begins flooding near this height.
46.3
The Shell station between south Central Avenue and Highway 109 building and the Eureka Post Office building will both begin flooding near this height.
46
Midwest Motors dealership's office building begins flooding at this height.
45.7
Gershenson Construction on Truitt Drive begins flooding at this height.
45.3
The Legion Park Community Center will begin flooding near this height.
45
Three businesses along Truitt Drive, Earthbound Recycling Center, J.M. Mersheutz Construction, and Sellenriek Grading, begin flooding near this height.
44.5
The intersection of Highway 109 with highways W and FF will begin flooding near this height.
44
Cotton's Ace Hardware between South Central Avenue and Highway 109 begins flooding near this height.
43.5
Near this height, floodwaters will reach the top of the rim around the wastewater treatment plant lagoon.
43
Near this height, numerous businesses along Central Avenue in old town Eureka, Rockwood Bank, and the sewage treatment plant will begin flooding.
42.8
Missouri State Route 109 in the older business section of Eureka is closed near this height.
42
Missouri State Route 109 near Old State Road is flooded and closed near this height. Also, Lions Park ball fields will begin flooding near this height.
41.5
Near this height, floodwaters will reach the floors of the utility buildings at the wastewater treatment plant, including the generator shelter.
40.2
Highway 109 at Eureka Senior High School is closed.
40
The right bank begins to overflow.
35
Lighthouse Storage property begins to flood. Shelters and roads within Route 66 State Park are also flooded at this level.
34
Numerous homes on West Spring River Ranch Road begin flooding at or slightly above this level.
32.9
Near this height, the parking lot, restrooms, and smaller pavilion along Williams Road at Kircher Park in Eureka begin flooding.
32.5
At this height, about 12 houses on Willman Road start flooding the main floors. On the river's north side, another 8 homes along West Spring River Ranch Road begin flooding.
29.7
Near this height, the large pavilion floor and gazebo along Williams Road at Kircher Park in Eureka begin flooding.
28
The lowest house on West Spring River Ranch Road begins flooding on the lower level.
27
The Route 66 State Park road to the equestrian trailhead and to the boat ramp is flooded.
25.5
Hornecker Road is closed near this height.
24.5
The athletic fields at Eureka Senior High School begin flooding near this height.
23.8
Spring River Ranch Road begins flooding near this height on the east end.
22
Willman Road near the Highway 109 bridge becomes inundated and impassable.
21.2
Hunters Ford Road is closed near this height.
21
West Spring River Road becomes inundated at this height.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 46.11 ft on 05/03/2017
(2) 46.06 ft on 12/30/2015
(3) 42.89 ft on 12/06/1982
(4) 42.20 ft on 08/22/1915
(5) 40.90 ft on 04/14/1994
(6) 40.06 ft on 03/22/2008
(7) 39.00 ft on 02/01/1916
(8) 38.90 ft on 06/11/1945
(9) 36.72 ft on 09/26/1993
(10) 36.60 ft on 05/03/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.79 ft on 03/31/2018
(2) 20.79 ft on 03/31/2018
(3) 25.70 ft on 02/27/2018
(4) 46.11 ft on 05/03/2017
(5) 46.06 ft on 12/30/2015
(6) 24.12 ft on 04/21/2013
(7) 27.93 ft on 04/29/2011
(8) 29.12 ft on 11/02/2009
(9) 18.75 ft on 06/20/2009
(10) 24.85 ft on 05/11/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.10 ft on 09/15/1971
(2) 1.66 ft on 07/29/2012
(3) 1.70 ft on 09/16/2000
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