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Colorado River below Glenwood Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 4.74 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGCOC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:02PM Oct 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.72 ft at 8:15 PM MDT 22-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 16.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Colorado River below Glenwood Springs. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:23
Moderate Flood Stage:18.2
Flood Stage:16.5
Action Stage:15.7

Historical Crests
(1) 12.49 ft on 05/25/1984
(2) 11.74 ft on 06/25/1983
(3) 11.10 ft on 06/26/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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37 Water reaches low point of I-70 on right bank.
31 Railroad yard and John's Building and Home Center on left bank flooded.
30 Water reaches top of left bank, covering Devereux Rd and bridge.
23 Water Reaches bottom of Devereux Road bridge. Water floods lower portions of I-70 in Glenwood Springs. railroad tracks and Amtrack Station flood. Hotels and parking areas around hotsprings adjacent to I-70 flood.
20.2 Water overflows Two Rivers Park Boat Ramp and begins to cover baseball field.
20 Water nears railroad tracks and Amtrack station in Glenwood Springs.
18.2 Water reaches base of Two Rivers Park Plaza. CDOT facility parking lot on Centennial Drive begins to flood. Water enters Two Rivers Park.
17.5 Water reaches telephone poles on right bank.
17 Gaging station destroyed.
16.5 Water begins to cover dirt parking lot on right bank. Grassy areas along right bank flooded. Two Rivers Park Plaza Parking lot partially submerged.
15.7 The lawn and lower portions of the parking lot at the Two Rivers Park Plaza begin to flood.
13 Water inundates low lying grassy areas along right bank of river.
12.5 Walkway to gage house flooded.
12 River Reaches bankfull.
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Latitude: 39.555000° N, Longitude: 107.337778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 5700.75 ft 5710.75 ft  

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