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ALERT: December 13th update on the status of the nationwide data transmission error preventing stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. As of 11/08/2018, The USGS has restored all impacted operational stream gauges to transmitting status. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. This will be the last outage map posted as over 95% of the gauge outages have been restored. Local NWS offices will continue to monitor the remaining gauge outages.



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Neosho River at Emporia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 10.17 ft at 7:40AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 9.94 ft at 7:25AM Dec 15, 2018Observed: 9.76 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2018EPRK1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (11:21PM Dec 16, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 9.76 ft at 7:30 AM CST 16-Dec-2018. Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 30 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 Neosho River at Emporia 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: 30.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 19.5
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 10/11/1985
(2) 25.50 ft on 05/14/2005
(3) 25.40 ft on 06/19/2004
(4) 24.88 ft on 11/02/1998
(5) 24.33 ft on 08/26/2005
(6) 24.18 ft on 06/16/2004
(7) 24.10 ft on 05/28/2016
(8) 24.05 ft on 05/18/1995
(9) 24.00 ft on 06/05/1985
(10) 23.65 ft on 05/08/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.67 ft on 04/06/2017
(2) 23.62 ft on 03/30/2017
(3) 24.10 ft on 05/28/2016
(4) 21.40 ft on 04/28/2016
(5) 23.38 ft on 05/25/2015
(6) 20.92 ft on 05/18/2015
(7) 22.86 ft on 06/15/2010
(8) 20.50 ft on 06/18/2009
(9) 19.40 ft on 04/28/2009
(10) 23.65 ft on 05/08/2007
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(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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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.
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19.5 Prairie Street, north of the bridge, floods.
19 Minor flooding occurs along the river upstream to Dunlap and downstream to Neosho Rapids.
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Latitude: 38.435556° N, Longitude: 96.209167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1092.64 ft 1111.64 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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