Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Brush Creek at Ward Parkway - Kansas City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 2:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 5:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 6:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 7:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 7:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 7:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 8:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 8:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 8:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.73 ft at 9:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.73 ft at 9:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.73 ft at 9:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.73 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.73 ft at 10:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 10:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 10:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 11:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 11:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 11:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 35.71 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 12:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 12:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 12:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 1:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 1:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 1:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 1:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 2:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 2:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 2:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 3:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 3:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 3:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 3:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 4:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 4:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 4:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 4:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 5:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 5:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 6:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.7 ft at 6:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 8:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 8:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 8:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 8:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 9:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 9:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 9:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 9:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 11:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 11:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 11:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 11:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 12:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 1:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 3:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 3:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 3:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 3:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 4:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 4:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 4:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 4:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 5:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 5:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 5:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 5:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 6:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 7:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 7:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 7:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 8:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 8:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 8:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 8:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 9:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 9:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 9:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 9:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 10:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 10:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 10:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 11:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 11:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 11:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 11:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 12:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 12:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 12:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 1:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 1:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 1:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 1:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 2:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 2:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 2:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 3:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.68 ft at 3:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 3:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 4:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 5:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 6:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.69 ft at 6:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.72 ft at 6:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.47 ft at 7:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 37.39 ft at 7:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 41.25 ft at 7:30AM Aug 16, 2017Highest Observation: 41.45 ft at 7:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 40.08 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 38.72 ft at 8:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 37.85 ft at 8:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 37.37 ft at 8:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 37.07 ft at 9:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.86 ft at 9:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.71 ft at 9:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.59 ft at 9:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.5 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.43 ft at 10:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.37 ft at 10:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.35 ft at 10:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.33 ft at 11:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.32 ft at 11:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.3 ft at 11:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.28 ft at 11:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.42 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.76 ft at 12:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.76 ft at 12:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.65 ft at 12:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.55 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.47 ft at 1:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.4 ft at 1:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.34 ft at 1:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.29 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.25 ft at 2:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.21 ft at 2:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.18 ft at 2:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.16 ft at 3:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.13 ft at 3:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.11 ft at 3:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.08 ft at 3:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.06 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.05 ft at 4:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.02 ft at 4:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.01 ft at 4:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.01 ft at 5:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.99 ft at 5:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.99 ft at 5:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 35.98 ft at 5:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.01 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.03 ft at 6:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.14 ft at 6:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.15 ft at 6:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.18 ft at 7:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.71 ft at 7:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.91 ft at 7:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.75 ft at 7:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.67 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.63 ft at 8:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.57 ft at 8:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.5 ft at 8:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.42 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.37 ft at 9:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.36 ft at 9:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.62 ft at 9:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.69 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.6 ft at 10:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.52 ft at 10:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.45 ft at 10:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.38 ft at 11:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.31 ft at 11:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.27 ft at 11:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.23 ft at 11:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 36.2 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.17 ft at 12:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.14 ft at 12:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.11 ft at 12:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.1 ft at 1:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.08 ft at 1:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.06 ft at 1:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.04 ft at 1:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.02 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36.01 ft at 2:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36 ft at 2:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 36 ft at 2:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.98 ft at 3:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.97 ft at 3:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.97 ft at 3:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.96 ft at 3:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.95 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.93 ft at 4:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.94 ft at 4:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.94 ft at 4:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.93 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.93 ft at 5:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.92 ft at 5:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.91 ft at 5:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.91 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.9 ft at 6:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.9 ft at 6:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.9 ft at 6:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.89 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.89 ft at 7:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.89 ft at 7:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.88 ft at 7:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.88 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.88 ft at 8:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.88 ft at 8:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.87 ft at 8:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.87 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.87 ft at 9:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.86 ft at 9:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.87 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.86 ft at 10:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.86 ft at 10:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:15AM Aug 17, 2017KWPM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:18PM Aug 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 35.85 ft at 11:15 AM CDT 17-Aug-2017. Flood Stage is 47 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Brush Creek at Ward Parkway - Kansas City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Return to Area Map
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 48
Flood Stage: 47
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 53.00 ft on 09/12/1977
(2) 50.14 ft on 10/04/1998
(3) 47.09 ft on 08/26/2016

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 47.09 ft on 08/26/2016
(2) 50.14 ft on 10/04/1998
(3) 53.00 ft on 09/12/1977

(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.

Zoom Level:15
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
54.3 Flood waters reach the Pembroke High School gymnasium. Many other roads, bridges, homes, and businesses along the creek are flooded.
52 Flooding begins to threaten life and propery at Main and Brookside, Rockhill Road, and Elmwood Avenue.
50 Water overtops the Ward Parkway bridge. Ward Parkway and Shawnee Mission Parkway near the Ward Parkway bridge are under water. In addition, other bridges and roads upstream and downstream of the Plaza Federal Flood Control Project are flooded.
48 Ward Parkway and Shawnee Mission Parkway near the Ward Parkway bridge are flooded. In addition, the area along the creek between Belleview Avenue and Rockwell begins to flood.
47 Ward Parkway and Shawnee Mission Parkway near the Ward Parkway bridge are flooded.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 39.033333° N, Longitude: 94.605278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 47 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 800 ft 847 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Kansas City/Pleasant Hill Weather Forecast Office
1803 N. 7 Hwy
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
(816) 540-6021
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 21-Dec-2016 5:20 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities