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Missouri River at Kansas City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.22 ft at 1:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 1:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 1:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 2:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 2:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 3:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 3:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 3:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 4:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 4:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 4:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 5:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 6:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 7:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 7:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 8:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 8:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 9:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 9:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 9:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 9:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 10:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 10:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 10:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 10:45PM May 01, 2015Highest Observation: 11.25 ft at 11:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 11:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.24 ft at 11:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 11:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 11.24 ft at 12:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 12:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 12:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 12:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 1:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 1:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 1:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.23 ft at 1:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 2:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 3:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 3:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 3:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 3:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 4:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 4:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 4:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 4:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 5:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 5:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 5:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 5:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 6:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 7:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 7:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 7:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 8:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 8:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 8:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 8:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 9:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 9:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 9:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 10:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 10:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 10:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 10:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.19 ft at 11:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 11:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 11:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 11:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 12:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 1:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 1:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 1:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 1:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 2:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 2:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.16 ft at 2:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 2:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.16 ft at 3:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.16 ft at 3:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.15 ft at 3:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 3:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.17 ft at 4:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.15 ft at 4:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 4:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 4:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.15 ft at 5:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.14 ft at 6:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 6:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.15 ft at 6:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 7:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 7:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 7:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 8:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 9:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 9:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 10:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 10:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 10:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:00PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 11:30PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 11:45PM May 02, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 12:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 12:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 12:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 1:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 1:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 1:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 2:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.08 ft at 3:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.05 ft at 3:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.09 ft at 3:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.08 ft at 4:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.05 ft at 5:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.04 ft at 5:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.03 ft at 6:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.01 ft at 7:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11 ft at 7:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.02 ft at 7:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.02 ft at 8:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.03 ft at 8:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11.01 ft at 8:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11 ft at 8:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11 ft at 9:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 11 ft at 9:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 9:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 9:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 10:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 10:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 11:00AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 11:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 11:30AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 11:45AM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.98 ft at 12:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 12:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 12:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.96 ft at 12:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.97 ft at 1:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.95 ft at 1:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.96 ft at 1:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.94 ft at 1:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.96 ft at 2:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.94 ft at 2:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.94 ft at 2:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.94 ft at 2:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.93 ft at 3:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.92 ft at 3:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.93 ft at 3:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.93 ft at 3:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 4:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 4:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.92 ft at 4:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.93 ft at 4:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 5:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 5:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 5:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 5:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.91 ft at 6:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 6:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 6:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 6:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 7:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 7:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 7:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 7:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 8:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 9:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 10:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 10:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 10:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 10:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 11:00PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 11:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 11:30PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 11:45PM May 03, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 12:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 12:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 12:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 12:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 1:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 1:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 1:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 1:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 2:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 2:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 2:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 2:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 3:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 3:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 3:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 3:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 4:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 4:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 4:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 4:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 5:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.86 ft at 5:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 5:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.86 ft at 5:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.85 ft at 6:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.86 ft at 6:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 6:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 6:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 7:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 7:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 7:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 7:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 8:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 8:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 9:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.86 ft at 9:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 9:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 10:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.87 ft at 10:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 10:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 10:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.88 ft at 11:00AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 11:15AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 11:30AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 11:45AM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 12:00PM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 12:15PM May 04, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 12:30PM May 04, 2015Forecast: 10.9 ft 7:00PM May 04, 2015Forecast: 11 ft 1:00AM May 05, 2015Forecast: 11.1 ft 7:00AM May 05, 2015Forecast: 11.5 ft 1:00PM May 05, 2015Forecast: 12.1 ft 7:00PM May 05, 2015Forecast: 12.7 ft 1:00AM May 06, 2015Forecast: 13.1 ft 7:00AM May 06, 2015Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00PM May 06, 2015Forecast: 13.8 ft 7:00PM May 06, 2015Forecast: 14.4 ft 1:00AM May 07, 2015Forecast: 14.9 ft 7:00AM May 07, 2015Forecast: 15.4 ft 1:00PM May 07, 2015Forecast: 15.6 ft 7:00PM May 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 15.7 ft 1:00AM May 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 15.7 ft 7:00AM May 08, 2015Forecast: 15.4 ft 1:00PM May 08, 2015Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00PM May 08, 2015Forecast: 14.6 ft 1:00AM May 09, 2015Forecast: 14.1 ft 7:00AM May 09, 2015Forecast: 13.6 ft 1:00PM May 09, 2015Forecast: 13.1 ft 7:00PM May 09, 2015Forecast: 12.6 ft 1:00AM May 10, 2015Forecast: 12.2 ft 7:00AM May 10, 2015Forecast: 11.9 ft 1:00PM May 10, 2015Forecast: 11.6 ft 7:00PM May 10, 2015Forecast: 11.5 ft 1:00AM May 11, 2015Forecast: 11.3 ft 7:00AM May 11, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKCDM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:02PM May 4, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:45AM May 4)Latest observed value: 10.89 ft at 12:30 PM CDT 4-May-2015. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Missouri River at Kansas City are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 49
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 48.87 ft on 07/27/1993
(2) 48.00 ft on 06/15/1844
(3) 46.20 ft on 07/14/1951
(4) 45.00 ft on 06/01/1903
(5) 40.60 ft on 04/24/1952
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.65 ft on 07/10/2011
(2) 35.47 ft on 05/08/2007
(3) 33.40 ft on 06/29/1999
(4) 32.57 ft on 06/09/1995
(5) 32.96 ft on 05/29/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.17 ft on 01/19/2007
(2) 3.65 ft on 12/09/2005
(3) 3.81 ft on 01/11/2004
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49.6 Major levees in the Kansas City Missouri area begin to overtop.
48.5 The levee in the Birmingham Unit begins to be overtopped.
43.7 Gaps in the levees and floodwalls of the East Bottoms area must be closed.
40 Gaps in the levees and floodwalls at North Kansas City must be closed.
39 Gaps in levees and floodwalls in the Central Industrial District must be closed.
35 Farm levees are overtopped. Flooding of cropland, homesteads, and secondary roads behind the levees occurs.
32 Minor flooding outside of levees occurs.
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Latitude: 39.111667° N, Longitude: 94.588056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 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 706.68 ft 738.68 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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