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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Missouri River above Parkville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 35
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.01 ft on 03/23/2019
(2) 34.68 ft on 06/02/2019
(3) 27.87 ft on 10/11/2018
(4) 27.80 ft on 10/04/2019
(5) 27.19 ft on 05/10/2019
(6) 23.68 ft on 05/22/2017

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.80 ft on 10/04/2019
(2) 34.68 ft on 06/02/2019
(3) 27.19 ft on 05/10/2019
(4) 35.01 ft on 03/23/2019
(5) 27.87 ft on 10/11/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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36 Water affects commercial buildings north of the railroad tracks, along Main and East Streets in Parkville.
35 Water completely surrounds businesses west of the S Main Street and English Landing Drive intersection.
34 Water begins to affect railroad tracks and NW River Road upstream of Parkville.
32.5 Wolcott Levee Sections 1 and 3 are overtopped.
32 Wolcott Levee Section 2 overtopped.
28 Water reaches the bottom of the South Main Street Bridge and a significant portion of English Landing Park floods.

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Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
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