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Missouri River at Sibley Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 21.15 ft at 7:35AM Sep 18, 2019Highest Observation: 21.45 ft at 7:50AM Sep 20, 2019Forecast: 21.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 21, 2019Forecast: 21.6 ft 7:00AM Sep 21, 2019Forecast: 21.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 21, 2019Forecast: 21.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 21, 2019Forecast: 21.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 22, 2019Forecast: 21.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 22, 2019Forecast: 21.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 22, 2019Forecast: 22 ft 7:00PM Sep 22, 2019Forecast: 22.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 23, 2019Forecast: 22.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 23, 2019Forecast: 22.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 23, 2019Forecast: 22.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 25, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 25, 2019Highest Forecast: 22.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 25, 2019Forecast: 22.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 25, 2019Forecast: 22.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 26, 2019Forecast: 22.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 26, 2019Forecast: 22.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 26, 2019Forecast: 22.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 26, 2019Forecast: 22.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 27, 2019Forecast: 21.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 27, 2019Forecast: 21.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 27, 2019Forecast: 21.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 27, 2019Forecast: 21.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 28, 2019Forecast: 21.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 28, 2019Forecast: 21.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 28, 2019Forecast: 21 ft 7:00PM Sep 28, 2019Forecast: 20.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 29, 2019Forecast: 20.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 29, 2019Forecast: 20.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 29, 2019Forecast: 20.4 ft 7:00PM Sep 29, 2019Forecast: 20.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 30, 2019Forecast: 20.2 ft 7:00AM Sep 30, 2019Forecast: 20.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 30, 2019Forecast: 20 ft 7:00PM Sep 30, 2019SBEM7(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (10:17PM Sep 20, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 11:03AM Sep 20)Latest observed value: 21.45 ft at 7:50 AM CDT 20-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 22 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 Sibley 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
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 35.91 ft on 07/29/1993
(2) 35.58 ft on 07/14/1951
(3) 33.38 ft on 06/03/2019
(4) 32.80 ft on 05/08/2007
(5) 32.60 ft on 06/03/1903
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.38 ft on 06/03/2019
(2) 28.60 ft on 05/10/2019
(3) 31.34 ft on 03/25/2019
(4) 24.45 ft on 08/22/2017
(5) 23.70 ft on 05/22/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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34 The Egypt Non-Federal Levee located to the north and northeast of Sibley will likely be overtopped.
32 The Tri-County Non-Federal Levee located northwest of Sibley will likely be overtopped.
30 Flooding is likely at the parking lot near Homers Landing located below the Fort Osage Historical Site.
22 Low-lying rural areas along the river and outside of levee protection flood.
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Latitude: 39.179167° N, Longitude: 94.184167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 29 683.92 ft 705.92 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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