Explainer: Hydrograph; Shoal Creek at Joplin; Marmaton near Nevada; Spring River at Carthage; Elk River near Tiff City; Verdigris at Coffeyville; Neosho River near Commerce

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"A hydrograph is a graph showing the rate of water flow versus time past a specific point in a river, channel, or conduit carrying flow." NWS/NOAA

JOPLIN, Mo. – The area has enjoyed some steady rain these past few days but nothing to cause widespread flooding. The National Weather Service / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration monitor key area creeks and rivers that can give us a glimpse of now and what is to come. Click each image for the current up-to-the-minute water levels on the hydrograph. Save our article for quick reference in the future.

A hydrograph is a graph showing the rate of water flow versus time past a specific point in a river, channel, or conduit carrying flow.NWS/NOAA

RIVERTON DAM aka EMPIRE DAM FALLS — South of Riverton High School

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NEOSHO RIVER: The gauge near Commerce, Okla., gives a picture the water flow is at a moderate pace according to the data. Click the image then click the other tabs along the top of the graph.

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