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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Lyon Creek near Junction City 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: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.17 ft on 05/09/2019
(2) 23.42 ft on 05/22/2019
(3) 22.62 ft on 12/14/2015
(4) 21.60 ft on 05/28/2016
(5) 20.22 ft on 07/24/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.42 ft on 05/22/2019
(2) 28.17 ft on 05/09/2019
(3) 21.60 ft on 05/28/2016
(4) 22.62 ft on 12/14/2015
(5) 11.36 ft on 08/25/2012
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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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42.78 The north end of the Highway 77 bridge floods.
38.71 Intersecton of Highway 77 and Lyon Creek Road floods.
26.3 Farm field north of the creek and west of Highway 77 floods.
23.63 The south bank of the creek floods near Highway 77.
21 The north bank of the creek floods near the Highway 77 bridge.

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