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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Marmaton River near Nevada 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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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 2

Historic Crests
(1) 62.20 ft on 10/04/1986
(2) 47.20 ft on 07/24/1993
(3) 35.50 ft on 04/03/1988
(4) 34.50 ft on 03/21/1984
(5) 34.50 ft on 11/23/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.68 ft on 06/07/2022 (P)
(2) 20.04 ft on 06/04/2022 (P)
(3) 21.34 ft on 06/03/2022 (P)
(4) 22.63 ft on 05/27/2022 (P)
(5) 25.24 ft on 05/07/2022 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.52 ft on 08/01/2017
(2) 1.81 ft on 08/01/2012
(3) 1.81 ft on 07/31/2012
(4) 1.82 ft on 11/10/2005
(5) 1.82 ft on 11/10/2006
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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32 flood waters affect portions of Highway 54 between Deerfield and Nevada where Dry Wood Creek...Little Dry Wood Creek and the Marmaton meet west of Nevada.
31 major flooding occurs at the gage site. Flood waters backs up along the White Creek which affects Logan Road north of downtown Nevada.
28 flood waters impact Highway 54, along Route H and Route T west and north of Deerfield, or west of Nevada.
26 moderate flooding occurs at the gage site. Flood waters affect the Old U.S. Highway 71 Bridge North of Nevada and the south bound lane of Highway 71 near the junction of Douglas Branch and the Marmaton River.
24 the county road west of the gage, Minnie Ball Road, is impassable.
22 flood waters impact the county road west of Nevada at the gage site.
20 minor flooding occurs near the gage site and affects low lying areas along the river.
(1) Upstream view. Photo by Megan Terry, NWS SGF.

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