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Brazos River near Hempstead Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 7:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 10:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 10:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 10:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 10:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 11:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 11:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 12:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 1:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 1:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 2:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 3:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 3:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 3:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 4:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 4:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 4:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 4:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 5:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 5:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 5:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 5:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 6:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 6:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 6:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 7:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 7:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 8:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:31PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 9:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 9:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 9:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 10:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 2:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 2:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 2:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 4:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 4:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 4:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 8:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 9:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 9:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 9:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 10:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 10:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 11:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 2:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 2:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:31PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 3:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 3:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 12:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 1:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 3:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 3:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 8:31PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 9:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 10:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 11:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 12:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 12:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 1:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 1:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 2:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Observation: 8.61 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHPDT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:03AM Aug 29, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.61 ft at 6:15 AM CDT 29-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 50 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Brazos River near Hempstead 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:55
Moderate Flood Stage:53
Flood Stage:50
Action Stage:25

Historical Crests
(1) 66.10 ft on 12/08/1913
(2) 54.21 ft on 05/02/1957
(3) 53.00 ft on 12/28/1991
(4) 51.58 ft on 10/17/1994
(5) 48.28 ft on 02/28/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 10.04 ft on 11/12/1988
(2) 10.24 ft on 10/06/1984
(3) 10.41 ft on 10/09/1983
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55 Major lowland flooding begins.
53 Moderate lowlanf flooding begins with widespread innundation of the flood plain.
50 Minor lowland flooding begins.
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Latitude: 30.128889° N, Longitude: 96.187500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 50 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
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