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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Walnut Creek (KS) at Nekoma 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: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 31
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.00 ft on 07/21/1993
(2) 27.59 ft on 06/09/2001
(3) 25.46 ft on 06/01/1996
(4) 24.89 ft on 06/14/1970
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.05 ft on 06/29/2014
(2) 19.14 ft on 05/25/2011
(3) 23.08 ft on 08/22/2006
(4) 24.71 ft on 08/19/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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34 Expect near record to record flooding of five or more feet along Walnut Creek in Rush County from Nekoma, Kansas eastward to the Barton County line, as the creek moves several hundred feet out onto the floodplain. At 34.0 feet, the creek stage will equal the record set on 07/21/1993, when Walnut Creek rose to 34.0 feet. Overflow north of the Nekoma Bridge will be about 700 feet wide at a stage of 34 feet.
33 Expect major flooding of four or more feet along Walnut Creek in Rush County from Nekoma, Kansas eastward to the Barton County line, as the creek moves further out onto the floodplain.
32 Expect moderate flooding of three or more feet along the floodplain adjacent to Walnut Creek in Rush County from Nekoma, Kansas eastward to the Barton County line.
31 Expect moderate flooding of two or more feet along the floodplain immediately adjacent to Walnut Creek in Rush County from Nekoma, Kansas eastward to the Barton County line.
30 Many locations along Walnut Creek will be up to one foot over flood stage as the creek approaches 30 feet.
29 Expect minor flooding along Walnut Creek throughout Rush County. Bar ditches on the north-south road near the river gage will contain three or more feet of water as Walnut Creek rises above 29 feet.
28 Bar ditches on the north-south road near the river gage will contain two or more feet of water as Walnut Creek rises above 28 feet.
27 Bar ditches on the north-south road near the river gage will contain one or more feet of water as Walnut Creek rises above 27 feet.
26 Bar ditches on the north-south road near the river gage will begin to fill with water as Walnut Creek rises above 26 feet.

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