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Kansas River at Wamego Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 7:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:32PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 2:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 4:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.07 ft at 10:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:00AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:15AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:30AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:45AM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:30PM Jan 31, 2023Highest Observation: 3.65 ft at 12:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:15PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:45PM Jan 31, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.3 ft at 1:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:16AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:32AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:00AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:15AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:30AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:45AM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:00PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:15PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:45PM Feb 01, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:31AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:30AM Feb 02, 2023Highest Forecast: 3.6 ft 12:00PM Feb 02, 2023Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00PM Feb 02, 2023Forecast: 3.5 ft 12:00AM Feb 03, 2023Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00AM Feb 03, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00PM Feb 03, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00PM Feb 03, 2023Forecast: 3.5 ft 12:00AM Feb 04, 2023Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00AM Feb 04, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00PM Feb 04, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00PM Feb 04, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 05, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00AM Feb 05, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00PM Feb 05, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00PM Feb 05, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 06, 2023Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00AM Feb 06, 2023USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWMGK1(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (6:23AM Feb 2, 2023)ObservedForecast (issued 9:08AM Feb 1)Latest observed value: 3.26 ft at 5:30 AM CST 2-Feb-2023. 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 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Kansas River at Wamego are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 30.56 ft on 07/13/1951
(2) 29.30 ft on 05/30/1903
(3) 27.33 ft on 07/26/1993
(4) 26.79 ft on 06/04/1935
(5) 26.00 ft on 06/11/1908
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.15 ft on 08/11/2020
(2) 17.85 ft on 06/01/2019
(3) 10.30 ft on 09/14/2018
(4) 12.78 ft on 05/27/2017
(5) 14.09 ft on 05/27/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.20 ft on 12/14/1940

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26 Highway K 99 south of the Kansas River floods if the levees fail.
19 Low lying areas near the river flood from Manhattan to Belvue.
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Latitude: 39.198333° N, Longitude: 96.305278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

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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NAVD88 951.05 ft 970.05 ft 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
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