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Sappa Creek near Beaver City Stage (ft)BVSN1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:02AM Jul 30, 2014)Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Sappa Creek near Beaver City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:14

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20 Lowlands outside of the town of Beaver City flood from the overflows from the Sappa and Beaver Creeks. A record flood of 20.85 feet occurred in June of 1966.
18 Lowland flooding becomes more widespread.
16 The left bank overflows.
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Latitude: 40.045833° N, Longitude: 99.890000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 2157.63 ft 2173.63 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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