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Buffalo River (09020106) at Sabin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.06 ft at 6:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 6:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 6:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 7:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 7:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 7:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 7:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 8:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 8:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 8:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 1:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 4:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 8:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:11PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:26PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:41PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:56PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 10:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 11:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 11:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 11:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 11:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 12:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 12:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 2:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 2:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 2:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 3:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 3:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 4:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 5:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 5:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 5:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 5:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 6:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 6:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 9:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 9:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 10:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 10:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 10:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 11:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 11:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 11:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 12:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 1:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 1:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 1:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 5:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 5:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 5:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 6:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 6:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:11PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:26PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:41PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:56PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 10:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 11:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 11:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.01 ft at 11:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6 ft at 11:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.97 ft at 12:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.92 ft at 1:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.8 ft at 2:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.79 ft at 3:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 3:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 6:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 5.99 ft at 8:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.01 ft at 9:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 9:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 9:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 11:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 11:30AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:45AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 12:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 12:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 12:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.33 ft at 1:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.35 ft at 1:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 1:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:15PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Observation: 6.43 ft at 2:30PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Observation: 6.43 ft at 2:45PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Observation: 6.43 ft at 3:00PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Observation: 6.43 ft at 3:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 5:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 5:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 5:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.34 ft at 6:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.33 ft at 6:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 6:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 8:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 8:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 11:15PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 11:30PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 11:45PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 12:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 12:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 12:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 12:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 1:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 1:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 1:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 1:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 2:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 2:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 2:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 2:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 3:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 3:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 3:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 4:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 4:45AM Mar 28, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSABM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:03AM Mar 28, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.14 ft at 4:45 AM CDT 28-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Buffalo River (09020106) at Sabin 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: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.90 ft on 07/02/1975
(2) 19.11 ft on 04/06/1997
(3) 19.08 ft on 03/25/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.75 ft on 06/27/2013
(2) 12.40 ft on 05/31/2012
(3) 16.20 ft on 04/04/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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19 Major Flood Stage.
17 Bridge deck at gage floods.
15 Moderate Flood Stage.
14.2 Road to access gage floods.
14 Agricultural damage begins to occur.
13 Flooding on road cut at old meander scar east of gage begins.
12 Flood Warning Stage...Minor. Very minor flooding.
11 Forecast Service Stage.
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Latitude: 46.775556° N, Longitude: 96.627500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 29 902.39 ft 914.39 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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