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Missouri River at St. Joseph Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.3 ft at 8:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.38 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.42 ft at 9:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.46 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.55 ft at 9:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.6 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.59 ft at 10:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.67 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.74 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.9 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 14.91 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.01 ft at 11:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.11 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 12:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.26 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.34 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.43 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.47 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.58 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.61 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.73 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.78 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.85 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 15.88 ft at 2:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.01 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.06 ft at 3:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.14 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.2 ft at 3:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.29 ft at 4:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.38 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 4:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.62 ft at 5:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.78 ft at 5:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.82 ft at 6:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 16.83 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 6:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.06 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.08 ft at 7:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 7:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 8:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.38 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 8:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.46 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.47 ft at 9:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.66 ft at 9:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.69 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.65 ft at 10:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.8 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.8 ft at 10:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 11:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 11:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.06 ft at 12:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.07 ft at 12:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.08 ft at 12:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.1 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.2 ft at 1:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.21 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.16 ft at 1:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.27 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.2 ft at 2:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.31 ft at 2:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 2:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.36 ft at 3:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.36 ft at 3:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.42 ft at 3:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 3:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.47 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.44 ft at 4:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.45 ft at 4:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.45 ft at 4:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 5:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.52 ft at 5:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 5:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.48 ft at 5:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.59 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.54 ft at 6:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.58 ft at 6:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 6:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 7:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 7:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 7:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 8:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 8:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 8:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 9:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 9:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 9:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 18.66 ft at 10:15AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 18.66 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 10:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 11:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Observation: 18.66 ft at 11:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 12:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.54 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 12:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 1:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 1:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.58 ft at 2:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 2:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.56 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.57 ft at 3:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.55 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.57 ft at 3:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.49 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 4:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.56 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.51 ft at 4:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.47 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.45 ft at 5:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.48 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.38 ft at 5:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.47 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.43 ft at 6:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.41 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.4 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.34 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.36 ft at 7:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.24 ft at 8:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.32 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.29 ft at 8:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.27 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.25 ft at 9:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.24 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.22 ft at 9:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.15 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.15 ft at 10:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.15 ft at 11:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.12 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.12 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 18.13 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 18.07 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 18.06 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 18.04 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.81 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.82 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.79 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.7 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.66 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.68 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.62 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.67 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.59 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.55 ft at 5:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.57 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.44 ft at 5:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.37 ft at 6:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.39 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.38 ft at 6:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.32 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.28 ft at 7:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 7:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 8:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.02 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 17.03 ft at 8:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.97 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.93 ft at 9:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.88 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.8 ft at 9:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.66 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.69 ft at 10:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 10:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.43 ft at 11:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.38 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.35 ft at 11:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.31 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.19 ft at 12:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.18 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.12 ft at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.06 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 16.01 ft at 1:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.94 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.93 ft at 1:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.85 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.75 ft at 2:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.7 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.67 ft at 2:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.61 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.57 ft at 3:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.55 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.5 ft at 3:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.43 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.39 ft at 4:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.29 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.25 ft at 4:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.24 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.21 ft at 5:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.15 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.06 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.12 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.02 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.02 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 15.02 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.98 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.88 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.8 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.71 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.72 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.61 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.69 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.72 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.71 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.71 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.68 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.68 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.62 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.52 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 14.48 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.49 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.51 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.48 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.53 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.51 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.45 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.37 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.43 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.36 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.4 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.36 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.39 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.39 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.35 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.28 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.24 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.19 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.17 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.22 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.16 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 13.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 13.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 13.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 13 ft 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 13 ft 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 14.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 15.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 15.2 ft 1:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 15 ft 7:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 14.6 ft 1:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 14.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 13.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 13.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSJSM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:32AM Sep 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:24PM Aug 31)Latest observed value: 14.09 ft at 7:30 AM CDT 1-Sep-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

Historical 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.

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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