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Missouri River at St. Joseph Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 7.07 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.5 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 6.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 6.1 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00AM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00AM Dec 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSJSM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:32AM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:03AM Dec 20)Latest observed value: 6.59 ft at 9:30 AM CST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Missouri River at St. Joseph are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum updated to 789.27 ft. NAVD88 or 788.95 ft. NGVD29.  More information - click here

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.07 ft on 07/26/1993
(2) 29.97 ft on 06/28/2011
(3) 27.20 ft on 04/29/1881
(4) 26.82 ft on 04/22/1952
(5) 26.17 ft on 06/25/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.55 ft on 05/31/2013
(2) 18.27 ft on 04/16/2012
(3) 29.97 ft on 06/28/2011
(4) 17.70 ft on 05/04/2011
(5) 17.42 ft on 10/05/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -2.30 ft on 01/18/1957
(2) 0.00 ft on 12/18/1940
(3) 2.12 ft on 12/17/2000
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32 The levee system will likely be overtopped, causing flooding in the town of Elwood and the eastern edge of Wathena.
30 St. Joseph public works building on 3rd Street floods.
24 A residential area in northwest St. Joseph begins to flood.
21 Riverfront Park in St. Joseph begins to flood.
19 Backwater from the Missouri River floods property along the Nodaway river at Nodaway, Missouri.
17 Lowland flooding upstream and downstream from St. Joseph occurs.
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Latitude: 39.753333° N, Longitude: 94.856944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 789.27 ft 806.27 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 788.95 ft 805.95 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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