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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Marais Des Cygnes River at Osawatomie 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: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 45
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 50.30 ft on 07/12/1951
(2) 49.19 ft on 07/01/2007
(3) 44.32 ft on 11/18/1928
(4) 43.30 ft on 11/03/1998
(5) 42.70 ft on 04/24/1944
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.47 ft on 08/24/2017
(2) 34.00 ft on 05/02/2017
(3) 31.96 ft on 04/29/2016
(4) 29.16 ft on 06/07/2015
(5) 29.31 ft on 05/30/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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51 The levee at Osawatomie is overtopped. Widespread flooding of homes and businesses behind the levee occurs.
43 The Missouri-Pacific Railroad tracks will be overtopped by flood waters.
39 Many roads in the vicinity of Osawatomie are under water. The water also reaches the bottom of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad bridge.
31 347th Road or Main Street east of Highway 169 is under water.
28 Low-lying areas along the river begin to flood.
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