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Missouri River at St. Joseph Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.09 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.97 ft at 5:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.11 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 5:45AM Sep 16, 2014Highest Observation: 14.15 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.12 ft at 6:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.12 ft at 6:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.1 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.96 ft at 7:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.96 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.93 ft at 8:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 8:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.01 ft at 9:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.84 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.99 ft at 9:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 14.02 ft at 10:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.84 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 10:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.92 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.82 ft at 11:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.89 ft at 11:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.93 ft at 12:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.97 ft at 12:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 1:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.98 ft at 1:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.93 ft at 1:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.94 ft at 2:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 2:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.92 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 3:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.87 ft at 3:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.89 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 4:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.89 ft at 4:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.9 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.91 ft at 5:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 5:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.87 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.79 ft at 6:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.86 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.87 ft at 7:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.85 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.88 ft at 8:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 8:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.76 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 9:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.84 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.82 ft at 9:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.84 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 10:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.77 ft at 10:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.82 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.76 ft at 11:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 11:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.79 ft at 11:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 12:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.76 ft at 1:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 1:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 2:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 2:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 2:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.79 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 3:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 3:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.79 ft at 3:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.71 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 4:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 4:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 4:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.8 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 5:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.73 ft at 5:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.77 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 6:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 6:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 6:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.78 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 7:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 7:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 7:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.63 ft at 8:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.75 ft at 8:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 8:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.74 ft at 9:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.74 ft at 9:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 9:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 10:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 10:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 10:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 11:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 11:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 11:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 12:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.71 ft at 12:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 1:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 1:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 1:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 2:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 2:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 2:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 3:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 3:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 3:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.57 ft at 4:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 4:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 4:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 5:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 5:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 5:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 6:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 6:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.75 ft at 6:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.75 ft at 6:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 7:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.73 ft at 7:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.72 ft at 7:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.71 ft at 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 8:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 8:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 8:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.69 ft at 9:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.7 ft at 9:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 10:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.68 ft at 10:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 10:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.65 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.67 ft at 11:15PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 11:30PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 11:45PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 13.64 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 12:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 1:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 1:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 2:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.62 ft at 2:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.59 ft at 2:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 3:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 3:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 4:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.48 ft at 4:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 4:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 4:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 5:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 5:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 5:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 6:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 6:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 6:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 7:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 7:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 7:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 8:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 8:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 8:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 9:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 9:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 9:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 10:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 10:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 10:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 11:15AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 11:30AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 11:45AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 12:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 12:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 12:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 1:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 1:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 1:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 2:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 2:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 2:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 3:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 3:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 3:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 4:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.32 ft at 4:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 4:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 5:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 5:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 5:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.34 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 6:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 6:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.21 ft at 6:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 7:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.19 ft at 7:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 7:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 8:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 8:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 8:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 9:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 9:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 9:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.3 ft at 10:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 10:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 10:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 11:15PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 11:30PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 11:45PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 12:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 12:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 12:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 1:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 1:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 1:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 2:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.26 ft at 2:30AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.23 ft at 2:45AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 3:15AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 13.24 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 12.9 ft 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 12.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 12.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 12.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 12.4 ft 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 12.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 12.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 12.2 ft 1:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 12 ft 7:00AM Sep 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSJSM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:47AM Sep 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:31AM Sep 18)Latest observed value: 13.24 ft at 3:30 AM CDT 19-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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