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Sandhill River at Climax Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCLXM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:47PM Dec 19, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.56 ft at 8:45 PM CST 19-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by backwater during high flows.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Sandhill River at Climax 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 39.40 ft on 04/20/1997
(2) 34.56 ft on 04/13/2011
(3) 32.79 ft on 04/23/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.56 ft on 04/13/2011
(2) 29.85 ft on 03/23/2010
(3) 8.37 ft on 04/09/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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34 Sanitary sewer lift station on north end of town is threatened. Several homes on northwest side of town threatened.
30 Major Flood Stage.
29 Hwy 220 west of Climax is closed and underwater.
26 Hwy 75 north of Climax is closed and underwater.
25 Moderate Flood Stage.
20 Flood Stage...Minor.
15 Forecast Service Stage.Golf course begins to be inundated.
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Latitude: 47.611944° N, Longitude: 96.814444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 29 820.1 ft 840.1 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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