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Wakarusa River at Wakarusa Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45AM Apr 06, 2020Highest Observation: 3.46 ft at 1:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:45AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:45AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:15AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Apr 06, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft 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3.4 ft at 8:45PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:30PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:00PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:30PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:45PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 08, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:15PM Apr 08, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWRWK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:52PM Apr 8, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.39 ft at 11:15 PM CDT 8-Apr-2020. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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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 Wakarusa River at Wakarusa 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: 22
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.60 ft on 05/08/2007
(2) 22.14 ft on 08/30/2019
(3) 19.88 ft on 04/27/2016
(4) 19.80 ft on 06/05/2015
(5) 18.56 ft on 05/24/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.14 ft on 08/30/2019
(2) 16.77 ft on 06/23/2019
(3) 16.46 ft on 05/21/2019
(4) 17.02 ft on 05/08/2019
(5) 17.17 ft on 08/22/2017
(6) 18.27 ft on 05/27/2016
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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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24 Major flooding occurs with most homes and businesses in Wakarusa affected by flood waters. Farm field on the downstream north bank floods. Jordan Road north of the gage begins to flood.
23 Buildings north of the river begin to flood on the first floor. Flood waters reach the southwest corner of the parking lot near the chiropratic office.
22.5 Flood waters begin moving north in a low depression area toward homes.
15 Minor flooding occurs along the Wakarusa River.
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Latitude: 38.881667° N, Longitude: 95.696944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 933.24 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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