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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pottawatomie Creek at Lane are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Upstream Gauge - near Garnett Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.28 ft on 07/01/2007
(2) 33.90 ft on 09/14/1961
(3) 31.65 ft on 10/11/1973
(4) 29.35 ft on 10/13/1969
(5) 29.00 ft on 07/08/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.37 ft on 05/21/2021
(2) 23.74 ft on 06/24/2019
(3) 24.99 ft on 05/26/2019
(4) 27.45 ft on 05/21/2019
(5) 23.72 ft on 05/01/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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37 Flood water reach the top of the bridge deck over the Pottawatomie Creek.
36 Widespread flooding continues in and near Lane. A number of homes are flooded in west and north parts of Lane west of Kansas Avenue and to the north of Fourth Street, mainly along Third Street and Oak.
31.2 Water reaches the underside of the bridge over Pottawatomie Creek. Widespread flooding continues across the west, north and parts east of Lane.
28.5 Flood waters enter home near Third and Oak streets. Also the railroad tracks are underwater on the north side of Lane.
27 North Kansas Avenue just north of the railroad tracks floods.
25 Cloud Road, also known as the road to Richmond floods.
24 Douglas Road floods about a quarter mile northwest of Lane.
23 Minor low land flooding begins along the creek.
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5.5 Creek approaches zero flow.

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