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Turtle Creek near Austin Stage (ft)Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 8:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 5:45PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 6:15PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 6:45PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 7:15PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 8:45PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 9:15PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:45PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2015Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 10:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:45PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:15PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:45AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:15AM Aug 30, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2015TRCM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:46AM Aug 30, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.91 ft at 1:30 AM CDT 30-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 10.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Turtle Creek near Austin are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10.5
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.77 ft on 09/16/2004
(2) 13.77 ft on 06/12/2008
(3) 12.85 ft on 06/01/2000
(4) 12.76 ft on 07/10/2000
(5) 12.71 ft on 09/24/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.58 ft on 06/20/2014
(2) 12.71 ft on 09/24/2010
(3) 13.77 ft on 06/12/2008
(4) 14.77 ft on 09/16/2004
(5) 12.60 ft on 06/14/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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20 Water begins to flood 41st Street near the gage.
15 Flooding begins along the creek outside of Austin.
10.5 Minor flooding begins along the creek in Austin.
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(1) Upstream View near Austin, August 31st, 2011 Stage = 1.38 ft
(2) Downstream View near Austin, August 31st, 2011 Stage = 1.38 ft
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Latitude: 43.685000° N, Longitude: 93.039444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1180.91 ft 1191.41 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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