High Water on the Mississippi River - River Stages and Forecasts

The graphics below will help keep you up-to-date on the latest river levels and forecasts for the main stem of the Mississippi River. For a large scale view of the hydrology situation over the Upper Mississippi River Valley region, check out the Hydrology Monitor.

For more detailed information, consult our AHPS (Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service) pages.  You can also click on any of the hydrographs below for more information about that location.

 

Lake City
Lake City
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 20 ft
Moderate Flood: 18 ft
Flood Stage: 16 ft
Action Stage: 14 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 22.18 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 20.20 ft on 04/17/1969
  3. 20.13 ft on 04/16/2001
  4. 19.17 ft on 04/18/1952
  5. 19.06 ft on 04/16/1951

 

Wabasha
Wabasha
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 16 ft
Moderate Flood: 14 ft
Flood Stage: 12 ft
Action Stage: 10 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 20.05 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 18.22 ft on 04/16/2001
  3. 17.63 ft on 04/16/1969
  4. 16.71 ft on 04/18/1952
  5. 16.53 ft on 04/11/1997

 

Alma
Alma
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 18 ft
Moderate Flood: 17 ft
Flood Stage: 16 ft
Action Stage: 11 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 19.78 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 18.15 ft on 04/16/2001
  3. 17.53 ft on 04/18/1969
  4. 16.30 ft on 04/18/1952
  5. 16.20 ft on 04/16/1951

 

Minnesota City
Minnesota City
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 665 ft
Moderate Flood: 662 ft
Flood Stage: 660 ft
Action Stage: 658 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 667.85 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 665.70 ft on 04/16/2001
  3. 665.45 ft on 04/11/1997
  4. 665.10 ft on 04/18/1969
  5. 663.84 ft on 04/19/1952

 

Winona Dam 5A
Winona Dam 5A
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 661 ft
Moderate Flood: 659 ft
Flood Stage: 655 ft
Action Stage: 650 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 663.35 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 661.95 ft on 04/17/2001
  3. 661.60 ft on 04/11/1997
  4. 661.37 ft on 04/19/1969
  5. 659.90 ft on 04/20/1952

 

Winona
Winona
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 18 ft
Moderate Flood: 15 ft
Flood Stage: 13 ft
Action Stage: 11 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 20.77 ft on 04/19/1965
  2. 20.07 ft on 04/17/2001
  3. 19.44 ft on 04/19/1969
  4. 18.27 ft on 04/11/1997
  5. 17.91 ft on 04/20/1952

 

Trempealeau
Trempealeau
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 651 ft
Moderate Flood: 649 ft
Flood Stage: 647 ft
Action Stage: 644 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 653.02 ft on 04/21/1965
  2. 651.43 ft on 04/18/2001
  3. 651.40 ft on 04/11/1997
  4. 650.80 ft on 04/19/1969
  5. 649.98 ft on 04/20/1952

 

La Crescent
La Crescent
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 645 ft
Moderate Flood: 643 ft
Flood Stage: 641 ft
Action Stage: 638 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 647.48 ft on 04/21/1965
  2. 645.20 ft on 04/18/2001
  3. 644.87 ft on 04/20/1969
  4. 644.30 ft on 04/20/1952
  5. 643.85 ft on 04/19/1951

 

La Crosse
La Crosse
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 15.5 ft
Moderate Flood: 13 ft
Flood Stage: 12 ft
Action Stage: 10 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 17.90 ft on 04/22/1965
  2. 16.41 ft on 04/18/2001
  3. 15.70 ft on 04/20/1969
  4. 15.30 ft on 04/20/1952
  5. 15.01 ft on 04/12/1997

 

Genoa
Genoa
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 636 ft
Moderate Flood: 634 ft
Flood Stage: 631 ft
Action Stage: 629 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 638.40 ft on 04/22/1965
  2. 636.45 ft on 04/12/1997
  3. 636.21 ft on 04/18/2001
  4. 635.24 ft on 04/20/1969
  5. 634.52 ft on 04/20/1952

 

Lansing
Lansing
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 20 ft
Moderate Flood: 19 ft
Flood Stage: 18 ft
Action Stage: 12 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 22.50 ft on 04/24/1965
  2. 19.93 ft on 04/21/2001
  3. 19.90 ft on 06/20/1880
  4. 18.88 ft on 04/22/1969
  5. 18.46 ft on 06/30/1993

 

Lynxville
Lynxville
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 631 ft
Moderate Flood: 628 ft
Flood Stage: 625 ft
Action Stage: 620 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 633.16 ft on 04/24/1965
  2. 631.22 ft on 04/21/2001
  3. 631.05 ft on 04/14/1997
  4. 629.42 ft on 04/22/1969
  5. 629.08 ft on 06/30/1993

 

McGregor
McGregor
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 22 ft 22 ft
Moderate Flood: 19 ft 19 ft
Flood Stage: 16 ft 16 ft
Action Stage: 13 ft 13 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 25.38 ft on 04/24/1965
  2. 23.75 ft on 04/20/2001
  3. 21.98 ft on 06/29/1993
  4. 21.58 ft on 04/22/1969
  5. 21.38 ft on 04/15/1997

 

Guttenberg
Guttenberg
Flood Categories
Major Flood: 21 ft 21 ft
Moderate Flood: 18 ft 18 ft
Flood Stage: 15 ft 15 ft
Action Stage: 12 ft 12 ft
Historical Crests:
  1. 23.65 ft on 04/24/1965
  2. 21.68 ft on 04/21/2001
  3. 20.15 ft on 06/30/1993
  4. 19.84 ft on 04/22/1969
  5. 19.69 ft on 04/24/1952


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