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Solomon River near Glasco Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)GLAK1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (11:53PM Apr 16, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.01 ft at 7:11 AM CDT 11-Apr-2024. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Solomon River near Glasco 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: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 40.20 ft on 07/01/1951
(2) 37.40 ft on 06/01/1941
(3) 37.40 ft on 06/12/1951
(4) 36.90 ft on 05/12/1935
(5) 36.22 ft on 05/25/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.84 ft on 06/27/2020
(2) 25.51 ft on 05/20/2017
(3) 27.75 ft on 06/03/2011
(4) 26.85 ft on 05/27/2011
(5) 32.56 ft on 09/12/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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40 All except the northeast part of the town of Glasco is flooded.
39 The Union Pacific Railroad tracks flood. Flood waters cover the south and west sections of Glasco.
34 Haynes Street about a half mile south of Glasco floods.
25 County Road 763 floods west of Glasco near the west end bridge.
22 Minor lowland flooding occurs along the river from the Cloud and Mitchell County line to Niles.
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Latitude: 39.338611° N, Longitude: 97.835833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(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 1280 ft 1302 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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