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Tarkio River near Fairfax Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.89 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.89 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 7.95 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.92 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2015Highest Observation: 7.95 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.93 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 4:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 5:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 6:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 7:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 7:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 8:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 9:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 11:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 11:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 12:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 1:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 1:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 1:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 2:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 2:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 2:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 3:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 4:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 5:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 6:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 6:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 6:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 7:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 7:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 8:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 8:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.92 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 11:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 11:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 11:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 12:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 1:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 1:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 1:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 2:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 2:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 2:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 3:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 3:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 3:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 4:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 5:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 5:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 5:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 6:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 6:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 8:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 9:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 9:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 10:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 10:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 11:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:15PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:30PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 11:45PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 12:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 12:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 12:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 1:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 2:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 4:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 4:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.6 ft at 5:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 5:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 6:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 6:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 6:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 6:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 7:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 7:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 7:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 7:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 8:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 8:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 8:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 9:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 9:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 9:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:15AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:30AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:45AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 11:15AM Apr 26, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFFXM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:02PM Apr 26, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.76 ft at 11:15 AM CDT 26-Apr-2015. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Tarkio River near Fairfax 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: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 28.90 ft on 05/07/2007
(2) 26.29 ft on 06/06/2008
(3) 25.60 ft on 07/23/1993
(4) 25.48 ft on 05/27/1987
(5) 25.00 ft on 06/15/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.74 ft on 08/29/2014
(2) 19.41 ft on 08/27/2014
(3) 18.54 ft on 06/08/2014
(4) 23.24 ft on 06/04/2014
(5) 17.31 ft on 06/09/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.01 ft on 10/01/1938
(2) 3.05 ft on 01/01/1942

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29.9 Flood waters reach the bottom of the County Highway J bridge located one-half mile west of Fairfax.
25.6 Flood waters will reach the intersection of State Highway J and U.S. Highway 59 on the west side of Fairfax.
25 Levees in the vicinity of Fairfax are overtopped. Flooding of farmland along with homesteads and roads occurs.
19 Flooding begins in the vicinity of Corning.
18 U.S. Highway 59 north of Fairfax begins to flood.
17 Low-lying farm fields begin to flood.
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Latitude: 40.339444° N, Longitude: 95.406667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 867.66 ft 884.66 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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