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Blackwater River near Blue Lick Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 7.7 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 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at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 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2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBLVM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:46PM Jan 29, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.62 ft at 9:45 PM CST 29-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Blackwater River near Blue Lick are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 41.53 ft on 10/03/1986
(2) 36.25 ft on 05/18/1990
(3) 35.36 ft on 05/20/1995
(4) 35.15 ft on 04/13/1994
(5) 34.84 ft on 05/11/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.00 ft on 07/09/2014
(2) 25.36 ft on 06/11/2014
(3) 31.45 ft on 04/06/2014
(4) 33.93 ft on 06/03/2013
(5) 28.14 ft on 05/24/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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37 County Road 339 also known as Old U.S. Highway 65 is flooded about 0.2 miles north of the Blackwater River.
31 The Missouri-Pacific railroad tracks are overtopped.
29 Livestock in pastures along the river may be endangered. Extensive damage also occurs to cropland and pasture.
24 Cropland and pastures along the river flood.
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Latitude: 38.992222° N, Longitude: 93.196667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 593.79 ft 617.79 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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