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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Blue River near Barnes 5N are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Hollenberg Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.00 ft on 01/01/1903
(2) 27.70 ft on 10/12/1973
(3) 26.20 ft on 06/10/1941
(4) 25.82 ft on 07/26/1992
(5) 25.50 ft on 06/14/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.50 ft on 03/14/2019
(2) 16.60 ft on 12/02/2018
(3) 16.20 ft on 09/04/2018
(4) 17.60 ft on 05/21/2017
(5) 21.20 ft on 06/06/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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37.44 The intersection of Kansas Highway 148 and 15th Road floods.
36 Kansas Highway 148 bridge deck floods.
33.2 Kansas Highway 148 floods about 100 yards south of the river.
31 Flood waters reach the low steel of the Kansas Highway 148 bridge...4.5 miles north of Barnes.
22.7 The farm field north of the river and west of Kansas Highway 148 floods.
22.4 The farm field on the on the northeast side of the Highway 148 bridge floods.
18.6 Farmers field south of the river and east of Highway 148 floods.
17 Farm field north of the river on the west side of Highway 148 floods.
16 Lowland agricultural flooding occurs from 15th Road and Zenith Road in Washington County to Waterville in Marshall county.
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