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Verdigris River at Independence Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:15PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 1:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 2:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 3:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 4:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesIDPK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:34PM Apr 17, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.06 ft at 1:00 PM CDT 17-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 30 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 Verdigris River at Independence 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:53
Moderate Flood Stage:47.6
Flood Stage:30
Action Stage:28

Historical Crests
(1) 52.40 ft on 07/01/2007
(2) 47.60 ft on 05/19/1943
(3) 47.28 ft on 04/17/1945
(4) 47.03 ft on 05/06/1961
(5) 47.00 ft on 09/04/1986
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53 The leeve becomes breached on the left bank from Railroad Street to Pine Street.
47.6 Extensive flooding will occur with some roads especially on Highway 160, 1/2 mile east of Independence. Water covers the road for about 2 blocks eastward. Also parts of Highway 75 heading north of the city to Highway 400 near Sycamore become flooded and will be closed. Approximately 20 blocks of houses flood along Rock Creek.
47 Highway 160 just east of Independence begins to flood.
45 Overflows begin on Highway 160 just east of Independence and on Highway 75 north of Independence. The railroad, east towards Parsons floods.
36 Some flooding of low lying areas and bottom land can be expected.
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(1) Looking upstream, stage 2.65 ft
(2) Looking downstream, stage 2.65 ft
(3) Looking west at DCP gage house
(4) Looking east
(5) Looking southeast at wireweight
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Latitude: 37.223611° N, Longitude: 95.677500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 29 716.63 ft 746.63 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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