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Wakarusa River at Wakarusa Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.68 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.6 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.56 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.54 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.48 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.42 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.34 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.23 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.18 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.87 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.74 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.5 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.39 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.33 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:31AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 6.03 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.99 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.25 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.2 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.93 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.86 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.84 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.79 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.77 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:31PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2020Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.25 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.24 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:31AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.8 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.8 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:31PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.78 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.78 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:31AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.49 ft at 7:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:46PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:15AM Aug 03, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWRWK1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:07AM Aug 3, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.42 ft at 3:15 AM CDT 3-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 15 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 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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