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Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 11:00AM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSEDK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:49AM Sep 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.94 ft at 6:00 AM CDT 20-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. Forecast stages may be different if forecast future rainfall does not occur.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick 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:26
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:20

Historical Crests
(1) 26.28 ft on 07/17/1993
(2) 25.82 ft on 11/02/1998
(3) 24.79 ft on 07/31/2013
(4) 24.55 ft on 03/05/2004
(5) 24.29 ft on 10/10/2003
(6) 24.19 ft on 06/09/2005
(7) 23.91 ft on 05/28/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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30 Significant flooding occurs across the roads near the gage site around Ridge Road and 109th Street.
26 Roads flood around Ridge Road and 109th Street and along with agricultural fields.
23 River overlow spreads across agricultural fields and begins to flow across 109th Street just 0.2 miles east of Ridge Road.
22 Flooding of many low agricultral areas can be expected.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream, stage 2.92 ft - winter
(2) Looking downstream - winter
(3) Looking west at DCP gage house
(4) Looking southeast at wireweight
(5) Looking west across Fry Bridge over river
(6) Looking east across Fry Bridge over river
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Latitude: 37.883056° N, Longitude: 97.424167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

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
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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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 1340 ft 1362 ft  

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