(6) -8.00 ft on 11/16/1993
With a slight reprieve predicted, let's hope it doesn't match the record:
(1) -10.70 ft on 07/10/1988
I remember that year very well, just from local conditions here in Chitown. The grass was silver in June, and the golf course that summer was like hard clay. This was before global warming, I guess, because nobody mentioned it.
“(1) -10.70 ft on 07/10/1988”
During that summer a Hydrologist was interviewed on radio and he said it would take a decade for the watershed in Minnesota to recover....before the end of the summer of 1989, the watershed had not only recovered but was over flowing.
“Here’s the River gauge at Memphis. It is low, and so far has matched the sixth lowest on record:
(6) -8.00 ft on 11/16/1993 “
This surprises me as August 1993 was the year the Missouri river had its “500 year” flood.