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Salt Creek (KS) near Ada Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:31AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:00AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:15AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:30AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:45AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft 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ft at 3:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 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Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45AM 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6:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2021Highest Observation: 4.41 ft at 10:45PM Jan 20, 2021Highest Observation: 4.41 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2021Highest Observation: 4.41 ft at 11:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:45AM Jan 21, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesADAK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:23AM Jan 21, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.4 ft at 2:45 AM CST 21-Jan-2021. Flood Stage is 18 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 Salt Creek (KS) near Ada 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.42 ft on 05/25/2017
(2) 23.25 ft on 05/23/1961
(3) 22.81 ft on 07/03/1982
(4) 22.43 ft on 07/19/1993
(5) 22.17 ft on 03/24/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.68 ft on 05/24/2019
(2) 19.75 ft on 05/10/2019
(3) 23.42 ft on 05/25/2017
(4) 18.21 ft on 09/07/2016
(5) 19.92 ft on 05/29/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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21 Flood waters are over one half mile wide over cultivated farm land 3 miles east southeast of the town of Ada.
19.8 Deck of 50th Road bridge over the Salt Creek floods.
18 Minor low land flooding along the Salt Creek.
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Latitude: 39.139167° N, Longitude: 97.836667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
(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 1247.18 ft 1265.18 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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