Rare July 1st Mississippi River Stage at La Crosse, WI

The Mississippi River stage at La Crosse on July 1st reached 13.48 feet - 1.48 feet above flood stage. This is a rare event as the last time the Mississippi was above flood stage at La Crosse on July 1st was back in 1993 when 13.7 feet was recorded. That year, the river crested at 14.10 feet on June 26th. 

Below is a graph of the Mississippi River stage at La Crosse since March 1st of this year from the  US Army Corp of Engineers. Notice that this is the 3rd time the river has risen above the 12.0 ft flood stage.

Chart titled, Mississippi River at La Crosse, WI (CP 8) From 03/01/2014 To 07/01/2014

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