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Blue River at 17th Street Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 1.54 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:20AM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 1.68 ft at 6:05AM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:05AM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 1.68 ft at 2:05PM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 1.68 ft at 6:05PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.48 ft at 9:35PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 9:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:55PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:05PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 10:25PM May 28, 2020Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 11:05PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 11:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 12:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 2:10AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 3:50AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:20AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 6:10AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:05AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 8:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:55AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 9:25AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.46 ft at 10:10AM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.34 ft at 2:10PM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.24 ft at 2:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:20PM May 29, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:55PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 4:25PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:55PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:10PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 7:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 10:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 2:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:50AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:35AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:50AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:10AM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 8:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:35AM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 10:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 6:20PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.96 ft at 6:55PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 7:25PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:55PM May 30, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKSVM7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:18PM May 30, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.76 ft at 7:55 PM CDT 30-May-2020. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Blue River at 17th Street are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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27 Serious flooding of industries along Manchester Avenue occurs. Evacuation of businesses is necessary.
25 Manchester Avenue is flooded.
24 Flood waters approach Manchester Avenue between 17th Street and 23rd Street.
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Latitude: 39.089722° N, Longitude: 94.492500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NGVD 29 722.3 ft 746.3 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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