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Little Blue River (MO) at Knobtown Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:12PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 8.22 ft at 2:17PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:27PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 8.18 ft at 6:13PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:13PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 8.17 ft at 2:14AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.14 ft at 6:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.05 ft at 10:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:16PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:17PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:17PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 8.07 ft at 2:18AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:19AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.14 ft at 7:54AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:19AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:14AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:14AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:19AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 10:34AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:09AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 12:10PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:20PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 6:21PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 8:26PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:51PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.7 ft at 9:21PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:41PM Aug 16, 2017Highest Observation: 8.92 ft at 10:11PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:21PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 8.78 ft at 12:06AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 1:17AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:02AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.55 ft at 2:22AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 3:52AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 5:27AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:22AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.21 ft at 7:53AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 8.13 ft at 10:23AM Aug 17, 2017KBNM7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (12:33PM Aug 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.13 ft at 10:23 AM CDT 17-Aug-2017. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Blue River (MO) at Knobtown 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: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.50 ft on 10/02/1986
(2) 30.70 ft on 05/19/2004 (P)

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.70 ft on 05/19/2004 (P)
(2) 36.50 ft on 10/02/1986

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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34 Businesses along 350 Highway at Knobtown begin to flood.
31.7 The eastbound lane of 350 Highway at Knobtown is overtopped.
30 Baseball fields at the Little Blue Trace Recreation Area flood.
28 Buildings along Little Blue Road in the Little Blue Community are threatened by flooding.
27 Low-lying areas adjacent to the river flood.
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Latitude: 38.964167° N, Longitude: 94.426667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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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 29 766.71 ft 793.71 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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Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
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