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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01761

A plaque in the steps leading down to the Mississippi River commemorates the highest flood ever recorded at St. Louis, the flood of 1993. On August 1, 1993, the Mississippi River reached the level of the plaque. Note street and river in upper left corner of image. The river reached 49.58 feet above normal during this flood.

Image ID: wea01761, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, Mississippi River
Photo Date: 2003
Photographer: Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Monsters/Flood/Mississippi River/

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