Jillian Rodrigue, assistant director of Douglas County Emergency Management drops a plumb line gauge into the Kansas River to measure the river's flood stage Thursday, June 2, 2011. The county will take measurements every four hours until Saturday morning to monitor the river level. Rodrigue measured the river level at 15-feet, 8-inches at 2:30 p.m., up from 15-feet, 3.5-inches at 10:30 a.m.

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riverdrifter 7 years ago

Uhm, it's a wire-weight gage and she doesn't know how to read it, from the pic. Needs to be rewound and leveled in from the check-bar again. USGS should do it.

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