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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Stranger Creek at Easton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Tonganoxie
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 1.5

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 10/02/2005
(2) 25.90 ft on 06/20/2001
(3) 25.00 ft on 09/13/1977
(4) 24.00 ft on 10/12/1973
(5) 24.00 ft on 06/09/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.57 ft on 06/25/2022
(2) 19.62 ft on 06/01/2022
(3) 19.72 ft on 05/26/2022
(4) 17.22 ft on 07/01/2021
(5) 19.98 ft on 05/20/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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25.5 Water floods numerous homes in Easton and also reaches the front steps of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
25 Water overtops Highway 192 east of the bridge 0.2 miles east of Easton. The levee surrounding the waste treatment ponds is overtopped.
24 The water treatment plant west of the former Easton grade school floods.
23 Backwater on Dawson Creek begins to approach the nursing home on the west side of Easton.
22.5 State Highway 92 east of 231st Street and 3 miles south of Easton is closed.
21.5 Most of Easton east of 231st Street floods. Several homes experience water on the first floor. Water nearly surrounds but does not enter the former Easton grade school.
20 All roads out of Easton except for highway 192 west of 231st street in Easton are closed. In addition, water covers Millwood Road, 3 miles north of Easton. Water depth is 6 inches across the eastbound lane.
19.5 Highway 192 just east of Easton is closed due to swift current of water over the road.
18 1st street in Easton and 231st street north and south of Easton begin to flood.
17 Water enters low-lying fields south of Easton.
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1.5 Creek nears zero flow.

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