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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Delaware River (KS) near Muscotah are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 36.50 ft on 06/01/1925
(2) 30.83 ft on 09/13/1977
(3) 30.53 ft on 10/11/1973
(4) 29.87 ft on 06/09/1984
(5) 29.22 ft on 06/20/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.06 ft on 08/30/2019
(2) 29.21 ft on 09/14/2016
(3) 27.82 ft on 04/27/2016
(4) 27.75 ft on 06/05/2015
(5) 29.14 ft on 05/29/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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37.2 The surface of the 262nd Road bridge over the Delaware river is under water. Extensive flooding of roads and farmland is occurring.
34 Water reaches the bottom of the 262nd Road bridge over the Delaware River. Widespread flooding of secondary roads and agricultural land occurs.
27 The east approach to the County Road bridge over the Delaware River around 2.2 miles south of Muscotah is overtopped by flood waters. Flooding of low-lying pasture and cropland also occurs.

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Kansas City/Pleasant Hill Weather Forecast Office
1803 N. 7 Hwy
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
(816) 540-6021
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