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Blackwater River near Valley City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.74 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesVLYM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:17PM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.86 ft at 3:00 PM CDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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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.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Blackwater River near Valley City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Blue Lick
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:31
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:17

Historical Crests
(1) 32.48 ft on 06/01/2013
(2) 31.75 ft on 09/14/1961
(3) 31.50 ft on 06/07/2001
(4) 31.40 ft on 09/14/2008
(5) 31.38 ft on 07/20/1965
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31 Extensive flooding of rural property and many roads occurs.
25 County Highway E near Valley City and Highway 23 near the Perry State Wildlife Area are under water.
22 Woodlands and farm fields along the river begin to flood.
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Latitude: 38.870000° N, Longitude: 93.622500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 650.23 ft 672.23 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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