Mississippi River (Missouri), Chester (07020500)

StateMissouriLatestUnknown (249000 cfs)
RiverMississippi RiverRatingObservedEstimated
Updated2020-08-14 5:30 (15 minutes ago)Flood - The river is flooding. Obstacles can be treacherous or deadly. The river should be avoided at this stage for casual trips and definitely for the inexperienced. Trips should be attempted only with protective gear and equipment.Flood(none)(none)
Discharge249000 cfs (median: 157000 cfs)High - The river is high and potentially dangerous, especially for the young and / or inexperienced. Normal stream obstacles are sometimes difficult to navigate. Extended distances can be attempted, but canoe travel may not be advisable.High(none)(none)
Height17.15 feetGood - Conditions are ideal for a canoe or kayak. Boats typically will drag on fewer than one-quarter of riffles, if at all, and portages are unnecessary or rare. Normal float lengths can be attempted without a problem.Good(none)(none)
TrendFalling (falling over 24 hours)Low - River is low but can still be floated. Some riffles are okay but most come with significant dragging and might need a portage. Float lengths should be reduced to accommodate low flow, dragging, and portages.Low(none)(none)
USGSExternal icon USGS Site (External icon Google Maps)Poor - River is too low to float comfortably. Most or all riffles will drag or must be portaged and some obstacles (such as slick shelf rock) cause undue problems. Avoid the river at this stage for casual paddling trips.Poor(none)(none)

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Trips for Mississippi River (Missouri), Chester (07020500)

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A total of 0 rows are displayed.

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Classic Trip List

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Gauge Data Table

ObservationHeightDischargeMaximum
Discharge
Minimum
Discharge
Mean
Discharge
P05P10P20P25P50
(Median)
P75P80P90P95
2020-08-14 05:30 17.15 249000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 05:00 17.42 253000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 04:30 17.48 254000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 04:00 17.50 255000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 03:30 17.52 255000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 03:00 17.52 255000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 02:30 17.56 256000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 02:00 17.55 256000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 01:30 17.55 256000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 01:00 17.64 257000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 00:30 17.60 256000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-14 00:00 17.66 257000 818000 (1993) 62800 (1964) 168000 76000 89000 107000 114000 157000 194000 211000 229000 316000
2020-08-13 23:30 17.65 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 23:00 17.60 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 22:30 17.63 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 22:00 17.66 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 21:30 17.67 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 21:00 17.60 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 20:30 17.69 258000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 20:00 17.74 258000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 19:30 17.77 259000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 19:00 17.76 259000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 18:30 17.80 259000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 18:00 17.82 260000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 17:30 17.69 258000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 17:00 17.60 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 16:30 17.65 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 16:00 17.60 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 15:30 17.61 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 15:00 17.63 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 14:30 17.50 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 14:00 17.62 257000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 13:30 17.58 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 13:00 17.52 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 12:30 17.58 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 12:00 17.50 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 11:30 17.56 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 11:00 17.46 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 10:30 17.45 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 10:00 17.56 256000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 09:30 17.51 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 09:00 17.49 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 08:30 17.49 255000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 08:00 17.47 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 07:30 17.47 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 07:00 17.42 253000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 06:30 17.46 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 06:00 17.48 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 05:30 17.48 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 05:00 17.34 252000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 04:30 17.40 253000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 04:00 17.43 254000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 03:30 17.40 253000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 03:00 17.32 252000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 02:30 17.21 250000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 02:00 17.07 248000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 01:30 17.17 250000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 01:00 17.29 251000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 00:30 17.23 251000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000
2020-08-13 00:00 17.15 249000 842000 (1993) 64200 (1964) 172000 75000 88800 104000 113000 154000 210000 214000 248000 320000

A total of 60 rows are displayed for years 1942 through 2019.