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Snake River (09020309) at Alvarado Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 104.08 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Observation: 104.13 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.12 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.12 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.1 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.09 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.08 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.07 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.06 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.04 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104.03 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.99 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 104 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.99 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.97 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.96 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.95 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.93 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.92 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.9 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.89 ft at 8:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.88 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.87 ft at 8:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.85 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.84 ft at 9:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.83 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.8 ft at 9:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.74 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.75 ft at 10:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.74 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.69 ft at 10:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.66 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.68 ft at 11:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.66 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.64 ft at 11:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 103.61 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.61 ft at 12:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.58 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.57 ft at 12:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.54 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.53 ft at 1:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.53 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.53 ft at 1:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.5 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.48 ft at 2:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.46 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.44 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.42 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.43 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.41 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.37 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.35 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.33 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.32 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.3 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.31 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.25 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.25 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.23 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.24 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.2 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.18 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.18 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.18 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.18 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.17 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.12 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.15 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.14 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.07 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.08 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.04 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.03 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.07 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.02 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.02 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.98 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.99 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.94 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.94 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.98 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.94 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.99 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.95 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 102.99 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.01 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.02 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.06 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.07 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.1 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.11 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.15 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.17 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.2 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.24 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.28 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.35 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.37 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.37 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.38 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.42 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.51 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.45 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.48 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.5 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.44 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.51 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.51 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.45 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.48 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.49 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.57 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.54 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.52 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.47 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 103.47 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.46 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.43 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.4 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.39 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.33 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.3 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.27 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.23 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.21 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.16 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.15 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.07 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.08 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.05 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.97 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 103.02 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.96 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.9 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.86 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.8 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.79 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.74 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.73 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.68 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.67 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.6 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.64 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.56 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.53 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.51 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.47 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.44 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.42 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.36 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.35 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.33 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.31 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.28 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.25 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.22 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.2 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.16 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.15 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.11 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.1 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.07 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.06 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.03 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.01 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.98 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 102.03 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.95 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.93 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.94 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.88 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.86 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.84 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.85 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.8 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.79 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.78 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.75 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.72 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.7 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.7 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.68 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.65 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.66 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.63 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.63 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.61 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.61 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.57 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.57 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.54 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.53 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.5 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.51 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.48 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.46 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.46 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.44 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.44 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.4 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.4 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.39 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.37 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.36 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.34 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.32 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.31 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.28 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.29 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.26 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 101.25 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.24 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.23 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.21 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.19 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.18 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.17 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.16 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.14 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.12 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.11 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.11 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.09 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.07 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.06 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.04 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.03 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.02 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.02 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 101.02 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.98 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.98 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.97 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.97 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.95 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.93 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.93 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.91 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.91 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.9 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.88 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.87 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.87 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.86 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.85 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.84 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.84 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.83 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.82 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.82 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.8 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.8 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.79 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.78 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.78 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 100.78 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Minnesota DNRALVM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:01PM Apr 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 100.78 ft at 11:30 AM CDT 23-Apr-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
(3) 110.34 ft on 03/01/1966
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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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