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Little Blue River near Barnes 4 NE Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.73 ft at 2:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.79 ft at 2:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.79 ft at 3:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.78 ft at 3:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.78 ft at 3:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.77 ft at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 4:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 4:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 4:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 5:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 5:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 5:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 6:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 6:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 6:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 7:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 7:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.75 ft at 7:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.77 ft at 8:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.72 ft at 9:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.72 ft at 9:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:15PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:30PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:45PM Jan 25, 2020Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.59 ft at 1:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.59 ft at 1:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 2:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.57 ft at 2:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 3:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 3:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 3:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 3:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.5 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.45 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.45 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.43 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.43 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.44 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.36 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.34 ft at 3:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.3 ft at 4:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.33 ft at 4:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.36 ft at 4:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.54 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.59 ft at 5:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.78 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.15 ft at 6:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.29 ft at 7:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.35 ft at 7:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.36 ft at 7:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.37 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.34 ft at 8:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.36 ft at 8:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.37 ft at 8:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.38 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.38 ft at 9:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.38 ft at 9:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.39 ft at 9:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.42 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.44 ft at 10:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.35 ft at 10:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.34 ft at 10:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.33 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.3 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.28 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2020Observed: 7.25 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.25 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.23 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.23 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.22 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.22 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.22 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.22 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.19 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.18 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.09 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.04 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.08 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.1 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.16 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.16 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.16 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.11 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.1 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.11 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.09 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.1 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.11 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.18 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.25 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.2 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.16 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.16 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.17 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.17 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.18 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.19 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.2 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.21 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.22 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.23 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.25 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.25 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.26 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.26 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.14 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.12 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 6.92 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 6.86 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.24 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.6 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.45 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.34 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.39 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.49 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.55 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.59 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.63 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.69 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.71 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.72 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.72 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.74 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2020Highest Observation: 7.81 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2020Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBANK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:22PM Jan 28, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.8 ft at 12:30 PM CST 28-Jan-2020. Flood Stage is 16 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Blue River near Barnes 4 NE are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Upstream Gauge - near Barnes 5N Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 28.02 ft on 05/08/2015
(2) 21.11 ft on 03/15/2019
(3) 20.75 ft on 09/05/2018
(4) 19.50 ft on 05/21/2017
(5) 19.46 ft on 05/31/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.20 ft on 10/03/2019
(2) 16.95 ft on 06/23/2019
(3) 19.46 ft on 05/31/2019
(4) 16.48 ft on 05/26/2019
(5) 17.05 ft on 05/25/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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39 The intersection of highway 148 and 15th Road in Washington county floods.
37 Kansas Highway 148 bridge deck floods, 4.5 miles north of Barnes.
36 Top rail of the Sunflower Road Bridge is inundated by flood waters in Marshall county.
32 Sunflower Road bridge deck floods over the Little Blue River. Flood waters reach the low steel of the Kansas Highway 148 bridge, 4.5 miles north of Barnes.
23 Sunflower Road floods about 250 feet east of the Little Blue River in Marshall county. Farm field, 4.5 miles north of Barnes, floods north of the river and west of Highway 148 in Washington county.
21 Minor flooding of farm fields along the Little Blue River...south of the Sunflower Road Bridge in Marshall county.
19 Farm field, 4.5 miles north of Barnes, south of the river and east of Highway 148 floods.
17 Farm field, 4.5 miles north of Barnes, on the west side of Highway 148 floods north of the river.
16 Lowland agricultural flooding occurs from 15th Road and Zenith Road in Washington County to Waterville in Marshall County.
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Latitude: 39.725833° N, Longitude: 96.804444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available 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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