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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Whitewater River (KS) at Augusta are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Upstream Gauge - near Towanda Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.95 ft on 11/01/1998
(2) 32.70 ft on 06/08/1979
(3) 31.00 ft on 10/11/1985
(4) 30.41 ft on 04/27/2009
(5) 29.40 ft on 05/09/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.98 ft on 06/01/2022
(2) 21.58 ft on 05/06/2022
(3) 20.53 ft on 06/26/2021
(4) 21.98 ft on 05/16/2020
(5) 27.83 ft on 05/25/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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35 There may be a great possibility that downtown Augusta will be under 5 to 7 feet of water.
32 Major flooding can be expected as flood waters could spill over the levee on the west side of Augusta. The northwest portion of Augusta is isolated at this level with several homes in this area taking in abundant water.
30 Widespread flooding of agricultural and low-lying areas can be anticipated. Several roads are inundated with flood waters especially on the west side of town.
24 Flood waters begin to flow over Southwest 70th Street just east of the river bridge located 3 miles northwest of Augusta and flows across Southwest 60th Street near the river bridge located about 4 miles northwest of town.
21 Flooding of low lying areas can be expected, especially rural roads west of town approximately 1 mile.
(1) Looking upstream, stage 4.71 ft
(2) Looking downstream, stage 4.71 ft
(3) Looking east at DCP gage house
(4) Looking west

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