This Four State River rose 30 feet in 8 hours

This Four State River rose 30 feet in 8 hours
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Below are readings from the gauge on the Verdigris River at Independence, KS. From 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, when the gauge read 1.59 feet, until 4:15 a.m. Wednesday when it topped out 31.46 ft, the river rose 29.87 feet in a little less than 8 hours.
The water is receding as the latest reading at 8:46 a.m. reads 29.52 feet.