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Missouri River at Miami Stage (ft)MIAM7(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:03PM Apr 21, 2024)Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Missouri River at Miami 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: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.60 ft on 07/30/1993
(2) 31.53 ft on 06/01/2019
(3) 29.60 ft on 03/26/2019
(4) 29.48 ft on 05/11/2007
(5) 29.00 ft on 07/16/1951
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.90 ft on 06/26/2021
(2) 22.90 ft on 08/01/2020
(3) 25.35 ft on 05/29/2020
(4) 31.53 ft on 06/01/2019
(5) 29.60 ft on 03/26/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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29 Levees are overtopped. Farmland, homesteads, along with primary and secondary roads behind levees are flooded. State Highway 41 north of Miami is flooded. In addition, the Missouri River backs up Baker's ditch and floods 24 Highway about 1 mile northeast of De Witt.
28 Agricultural levees may be overtopped. Flooding of farmland, homes, and secondary roads behind levees is possible.
18 Low-lying rural areas outside of levees begin to flood.
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Latitude: 39.328333° N, Longitude: 93.224722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 621.35 ft 639.35 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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