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Blue River at 63rd Street Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.46 ft at 1:45PM Feb 21, 2024Observed: 5.52 ft at 5:45PM Feb 21, 2024Observed: 5.52 ft at 9:45PM Feb 21, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:45AM Feb 22, 2024Highest Observation: 5.56 ft at 5:50AM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:35AM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:50AM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:05PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.48 ft at 1:10PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:25PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:50PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:50PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.52 ft at 9:50PM Feb 22, 2024Observed: 5.46 ft at 1:55AM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:55AM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:55AM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.22 ft at 12:35PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:50PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:50PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:55PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:55PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 9:55PM Feb 23, 2024Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:00AM Feb 24, 2024Observed: 5.52 ft at 6:00AM Feb 24, 2024Observed: 5.48 ft at 10:00AM Feb 24, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKAYM7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:33AM Feb 24, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.48 ft at 10:00 AM CST 24-Feb-2024. Flood Stage is 26 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Blue River at 63rd Street 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: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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37 Industrial area just downstream of 63rd Street begins to flood.
33 East Gregory Boulevard is flooded.
28 Water reaches railroad tracks just south of Gregory Boulevard.
26 Flood water begins to cover Oldham Road.
20 Backwater from the Blue River begins to flood a low water bridge on Hillcrest Road.
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Latitude: 39.013889° N, Longitude: 94.525000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 26 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 736.411 ft 762.411 ft 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
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