Daily River Report

MMT River Update 12-05-2014

St Louis the river was 7.25 ft. and falling to 6.58 ft. this morning.

Memphis: was 6.74 ft. and falling to 6.25 ft. this morning.

Greenville: was 20.08 ft. and rising to 20.77 ft. this morning.

Vicksburg: was 14.4 ft. and rising to 14.9 ft. this morning.

Baton Rouge: was 10.58 ft. and rising to 10.66 ft. for this morning.

New Orleans: was 3.18 ft. and holding at 3.33 ft. for this morning.

Ohio River at Cairo: was 21.71 ft. and rising to 22.0 ft. this morning.

Atchafalaya River: is out of service this morning no data for Simmesport RR Bridge.

Gulf Coast Wind Report-When winds blow above 20+ mph out of the north water levels can drop to very low level when combined with low tides.

Hazardous Weather Outlook  Dense Fog Advisory

Today: South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Saturday Night: East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday: Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.


Lock Closures


No known problems this morning the buoys are getting in bad shape due to the falling river conditions this morning. 

Arkansas River

Is open no known problems this morning.

 Ohio River

Lock # 53 is out of service.

Lock # 52 is out of service through this week but could be back into service late next week with no additional rain fall.


No known problems all locks are in service.

Cumberland River

River is open but is in high water conditions this morning.

 Tennessee River

Open no known problems this morning.


Mel Price Lock is locking the main chamber until the small lock can be fixed for service. 

Illinois River

Peoria Lock- Dam is up and locking.

LaGrange Lock– Dam is up and locking


No known problems to report this morning.