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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Republican River at Concordia 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.00 ft on 06/02/1935
(2) 19.90 ft on 06/25/1947
(3) 19.77 ft on 07/22/1993
(4) 19.10 ft on 06/21/1915
(5) 18.98 ft on 10/12/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.83 ft on 07/08/2022
(2) 10.07 ft on 03/24/2021
(3) 15.12 ft on 07/27/2020
(4) 15.10 ft on 06/23/2019
(5) 14.02 ft on 06/21/2018
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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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23 Flooding occurs on U.S. Highway 81 between the Republican River and Concordia.
22 The extreme northern parts of Concordia begin to flood.
18 Flooding occurs in the towns of Clyde and Norway.
15 Minor lowland flooding occurs from the mouth of the Buffalo Creek upstream to the mouth of Elm Creek downstream.

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