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Snake River (09020309) at Alvarado Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 98.68 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.68 ft at 11:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.67 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.67 ft at 11:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.66 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.65 ft at 12:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.65 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.64 ft at 12:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.63 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.62 ft at 1:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.62 ft at 1:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 1:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 2:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 2:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 2:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 3:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.55 ft at 3:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.56 ft at 3:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.55 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 4:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.54 ft at 4:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 4:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 6:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 6:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 6:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 7:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.5 ft at 7:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 7:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 8:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 8:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 8:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.54 ft at 9:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.55 ft at 9:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.55 ft at 9:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.56 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 10:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.58 ft at 10:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 10:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 11:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 11:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.63 ft at 11:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 98.64 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.66 ft at 12:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.66 ft at 12:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.68 ft at 12:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.69 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.7 ft at 1:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.72 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 1:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 2:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.76 ft at 2:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.77 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.78 ft at 3:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.79 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.8 ft at 3:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.82 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.83 ft at 4:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.84 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 4:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.86 ft at 5:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.87 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.88 ft at 5:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.89 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.89 ft at 6:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.91 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.9 ft at 6:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.92 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 7:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 7:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.95 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.97 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.97 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99.01 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99.01 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99.01 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 99 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2014Highest Observation: 99.02 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.97 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.98 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.98 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.97 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.98 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.98 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.96 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.97 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.99 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.96 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.95 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.95 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.95 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.95 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.94 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.93 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.93 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.92 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.93 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.92 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.91 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.91 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.9 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.9 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.89 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.89 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.89 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.88 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.88 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.88 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.87 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.87 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.87 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.86 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.86 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.86 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 98.84 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.84 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.83 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.83 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.81 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.8 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.82 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.81 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.79 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.8 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.8 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.79 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.77 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.78 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.76 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.77 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.75 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.72 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.73 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.7 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.71 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.71 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.7 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.71 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.69 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.69 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.69 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.67 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.68 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.67 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.66 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.66 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.65 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.65 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.64 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.64 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.63 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.62 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.64 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.62 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.61 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.6 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.58 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.59 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.58 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.57 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.56 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.56 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.56 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.54 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.54 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.53 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.52 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.51 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.49 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.5 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.5 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.5 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.49 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.46 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.48 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.46 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.46 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.46 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.45 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.45 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.47 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.44 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.45 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.42 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.45 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.45 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.43 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.43 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.41 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.41 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.4 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.4 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 98.41 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.4 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.4 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.38 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.39 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.36 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.37 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.37 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.38 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.34 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.36 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.35 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.35 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.36 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.34 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.35 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.34 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.34 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.34 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.33 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.32 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.31 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.31 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.31 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.31 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.3 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.29 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.29 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.28 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.29 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.26 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.28 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.28 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.26 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.25 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.26 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.26 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 98.25 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2014Minnesota DNRALVM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:47AM Aug 1, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 98.25 ft at 9:30 AM CDT 1-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 106 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Snake River (09020309) at Alvarado 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:110
Moderate Flood Stage:108
Flood Stage:106
Action Stage:105

Historical Crests
(1) 110.88 ft on 04/20/1997
(2) 110.84 ft on 04/20/1979 (P)
(3) 110.34 ft on 03/01/1966 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 93.60 ft on 10/30/1979

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116 Water level reaches First Avenue.
114.6 Top of the levee elevation at gage...814.84 feet.
114 Water level reaches Highway 1.
113 Highway 220 is underwater. Sandbagging begins on South Road.
112.5 Water levels reaches East Railroad.
112 Water levels reach West Railroad.
111 Flooding begins in unprotected areas of Alvarado.
110 Major Flood Stage...110 feet...flooding between Hwy 1 and railroad grade due to backwater. Inspections of the dike begin.
108 Moderate Flood Stage and overland sheet flooding of local agricultural land.
106 Minor Flood Stage...Storm sewer flood gates are closed.
105 Forecast Service Stage.
104 Gatewell "B" elevation...804.24 feet.
103 Gatewell "A" elevation...803.24 feet.
93.36 Channel bottom...793.6 feet MSL.
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Latitude: 48.195000° N, Longitude: 97.005000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 106 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 29 700 ft 806 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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