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Turkey Creek (KC) at Southwest Boulevard Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 48.15 ft at 1:20PM Jun 21, 2021Highest Observation: 48.15 ft at 5:20PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 48.14 ft at 9:20PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 48.14 ft at 1:20AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 48.14 ft at 5:20AM Jun 22, 2021Highest Observation: 48.15 ft at 9:25AM Jun 22, 2021TURK1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:33AM Jun 22, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 48.15 ft at 9:25 AM CDT 22-Jun-2021. Flood Stage is 61 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Turkey Creek (KC) at Southwest Boulevard 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: 64
Moderate Flood Stage: 63
Flood Stage: 61
Action Stage: 55
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 69.47 ft on 10/04/1998
(2) 63.90 ft on 06/28/1999
(3) 62.41 ft on 03/04/2004
(4) 62.10 ft on 06/05/2001
(5) 61.83 ft on 05/04/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 55.23 ft on 08/27/2017
(2) 55.59 ft on 08/22/2017
(3) 59.75 ft on 08/05/2017
(4) 58.25 ft on 07/27/2017
(5) 55.47 ft on 08/26/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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63 Businesses along Turkey Creek and Southwest Boulevard are flooded.
61.5 The Southwest Boulevard bridge is overtopped by flood waters.
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Latitude: 39.058889° N, Longitude: 94.626111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 61 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 722.3 ft 783.3 ft  
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