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Weather Forecast Office Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO
Missouri Basin River Forecast Center
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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.
Forecasts for the Missouri River at Leavenworth are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 35.34 ft on 07/28/1993
(2) 30.80 ft on 06/30/2011
(3) 26.82 ft on 05/09/2007
(4) 25.65 ft on 06/13/2008
(5) 25.50 ft on 06/25/2010
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Water overtops the levee north of Fort Leavenworth.
The Hildebrandt Island north of Fort Leavenworth begins to flood and families in this area need to evacuate.
Water enters Riverfront Park in Leavenworth. In addition, 2nd Street at the waste water treatment plant is closed due to high water. Persons should vacate the park to avoid the loss of life and property.
Lowland flooding occurs along the east and west banks of the river.
About This Location
Latitude: 39.326944° N, Longitude: 94.909444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
River Forecast Centers
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Inundation Mapping Locations
NWS Precipitation and River Forecasting
AHPS Iframes for Developers
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Kansas City/Pleasant Hill Weather Forecast Office
1803 N. 7 Hwy
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
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