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Neosho River at Oswego Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.83 ft at 7:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 7.23 ft at 7:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 7.35 ft at 7:00AM Jun 26, 2017Highest Observation: 7.38 ft at 7:00AM Jun 27, 2017Observed: 7.32 ft at 7:00AM Jun 28, 2017OSWK1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:51AM Jun 29, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.32 ft at 7:00 AM CDT 28-Jun-2017. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading only in high-water situations.

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 Neosho River at Oswego 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: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 34.10 ft on 07/20/1948
(2) 32.50 ft on 07/15/1951
(3) 30.00 ft on 07/02/2007
(4) 27.70 ft on 10/05/1986
(5) 27.40 ft on 07/27/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.70 ft on 05/13/2017
(2) 24.70 ft on 05/01/2017
(3) 17.60 ft on 04/22/2017
(4) 20.80 ft on 10/09/2016
(5) 20.00 ft on 09/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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26 The water puming plant becomes flooded.
25 The roads around the water pumping plant and the river gage site become flooded.
21 Xavier Road leading north from the river gage bridge floods. Also 13000 Road next to the left river bank becomes affected by flood waters. West of the town of Faulkner, homes along 120th Street between Star Road and Clem Road begin to flood.
19.5 Xavier Road leading north from the river gage begins to see water near the road.
17 The left bank begins to overflow and floods agricultural fields.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking northwest at wireweight gage
(4) Looking southwest across the bridge over Neosho River
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Latitude: 37.176667° N, Longitude: 95.105000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 790.86 ft 807.86 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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