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Brush Creek at Ward Parkway - Kansas City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:15AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 7:30AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:45AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 8:15AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:30AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:45AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 9:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 9:15AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 9:30AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 9:45AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:15AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:30AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:45AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:15AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:30AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:45AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 1:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 3:00PM Mar 20, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 3:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 5:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 5:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 6:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 6:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 8:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 8:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 8:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 11:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:15PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:30PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 11:45PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 1:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 1:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 2:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 4:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 4:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 4:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 5:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 5:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 6:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 7:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 7:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:30AM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 8:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:15AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:30AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 11:45AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 1:15PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 1:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 1:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 2:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 3:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 4:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 4:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 5:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 5:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 6:15PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 6:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 6:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 7:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:45PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 9:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 9:45PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 10:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:30PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 10:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:00PM Mar 21, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 11:15PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:30PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:45PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:00AM Mar 22, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 1:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 1:30AM Mar 22, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 1:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 3:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 5:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 5:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 7:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 7:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 9:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 10:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 10:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:15AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:30AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:45AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 1:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 1:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 1:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 1:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:45PM Mar 22, 2017Highest Observation: 35.86 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 4:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 6:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 6:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 7:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 7:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 8:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 8:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 9:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 9:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 9:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 10:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 10:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 11:15PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 11:30PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 11:45PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 12:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 12:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 12:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 1:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 1:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 2:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 2:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 3:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 4:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 4:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.84 ft at 5:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:15AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 5:30AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 5:45AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.83 ft at 6:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.82 ft at 6:15AM Mar 23, 2017KWPM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:02AM Mar 23, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 35.82 ft at 6:15 AM CDT 23-Mar-2017. Flood Stage is 47 ft
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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.

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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.

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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.
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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  

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