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Platte River near Cozad (North Channel) Stage (ft)Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Observation: 1.61 ft at 12:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Observation: 1.61 ft at 1:30PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Observation: 1.61 ft at 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:30PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Observation: 1.61 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Observation: 1.61 ft at 3:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 7:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 7:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 8:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 8:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014COZN1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (11:17AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.57 ft at 6:00 AM CDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Platte River near Cozad (North Channel) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:10
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:6.5
Action Stage:5.5

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10 Gravel pits and some rural homes and county roads adjacent to the river may begin to flood. The town of Cozad is not located in the flood plain.
8 Properties along the south channel begin to be impacted.
6.5 Minor lowland flooding occurs as both banks overflow.
6 Water will enter the KOA campground upstream and south of Gothenburg.
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Latitude: 40.837500° N, Longitude: 99.986667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 2475.72 ft 2482.22 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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