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North Fork Big Nemaha River near Humboldt Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 2.97 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHBLN1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:45PM Oct 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.47 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 20-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the North Fork Big Nemaha River near Humboldt 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:31
Moderate Flood Stage:29.5
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:26

Historical Crests
(1) 34.70 ft on 07/10/1958
(2) 34.25 ft on 08/13/1982
(3) 31.48 ft on 06/17/1954
(4) 31.30 ft on 07/22/1978
(5) 28.25 ft on 07/30/1992
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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48 The railroad tracks on the south side of Humboldt overtop.
36 Flooding occurs along the right bank near the gage.
28 Overflows can occur near the lower reaches around Salem.
27 Significant lowland flooding along the middle reaches of the basin becomes more widespread.
23 Lowland flooding occurs along low banks in the middle reaches of the basin affecting pasture and farm lands.
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(1) USGS gage
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking upstream
(4) Looking north to town
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Latitude: 40.156625° N, Longitude: 95.944512° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 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 29 941.44 ft 969.44 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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