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Bourbeuse River at Union Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30AM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 1.65 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesUNNM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:23AM Dec 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.63 ft at 10:30 AM CST 17-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Bourbeuse River at Union 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: 22
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.31 ft on 12/29/2015
(2) 33.80 ft on 12/05/1982
(3) 29.33 ft on 05/02/2017 (P)
(4) 28.50 ft on 08/22/1915
(5) 27.77 ft on 04/13/1994
(6) 26.37 ft on 07/09/1993
(7) 25.89 ft on 03/21/2008
(8) 24.53 ft on 05/07/2000
(9) 24.44 ft on 07/01/1957
(10) 23.89 ft on 01/07/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.91 ft on 05/06/2017 (P)
(2) 29.33 ft on 05/02/2017 (P)
(3) 34.31 ft on 12/29/2015
(4) 19.74 ft on 11/20/2015
(5) 20.92 ft on 06/22/2015
(6) 19.02 ft on 04/06/2014
(7) 22.12 ft on 06/03/2013
(8) 15.15 ft on 05/05/2013
(9) 14.14 ft on 04/20/2013
(10) 17.49 ft on 04/17/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.40 ft on 06/01/1936
(2) 0.40 ft on 09/01/1948
(3) 0.40 ft on 10/01/1948
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31.3 U.S. Highway 50 will be closed near this height in both directions near the Bourbeuse River bridge.
31 Near this height...Missouri State Highway 47 will be closed in both directions just north of U.S. Highway 50.
29.7 Floor level at McDonald's at East Main and Highway 47 North begins to flood.
29.6 Phillips 66 at East Main and Highway 47 North floods at floor level.
29.2 Shades of Gold salon and the video store on U.S. Highway 50 begin to flood.
28.9 Mistler's Oak Furniture on Missouri Highway 47 begins to flood from Fenton Creek backwater.
26.9 Parking lot at Mistlers Oak Furniture begins to flood.
26.6 Dickie-Bub True Value Farm and Home begins to flood at floor level.
26.4 The Dollar General store begins to flood.
25.6 Water enters the lift station behind Dollar General store.
25.2 State Highway AT floods near the intersection with State Highway O near the I-44 bridge over the Bourbeuse River.
24.5 Water begins flooding the streets and property of the Bourbeuse Camp Trailer Park at Missouri Highway AT and U.S. Highway 50.
24.2 Water enters the upper floor at Crystal Ice and Fuel. Also, North Bend Loop Road south of Union begins flooding near this height.
23.6 Lower floor of Crystal Ice and Fuel begin to flood.
23.5 Parking lot at East Main Street and East State Street is covered.
23.4 East Main Street is closed.
23 Old Rock Road begins to flood.
22.5 Water begins covering East Main Street.
22.3 The lower quarter of the parking lot at the Dollar General and True Value stores is flooded.
21.9 Water begins covering Old County Farm Road.
21 Near this height, water begins covering Highway O between Highway AM and American Inn Road.
19.8 Near this height, Missouri State Route UU is closed in both directions.
17 Flat Creek backs up to Smeltzer's Park.
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Latitude: 38.444167° N, Longitude: 90.995556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 29 488.58 ft 503.58 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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