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Brazos River at Richmond Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 41.16 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.19 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.19 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.2 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.2 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.22 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.22 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.23 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.24 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.24 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.25 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.24 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 8:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 9:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 9:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 9:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 10:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.32 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.32 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.32 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.35 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.29 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.26 ft at 4:31PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.21 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.35 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.33 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.38 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.39 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.39 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.39 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.37 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.38 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.39 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2015Highest Observation: 41.4 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.39 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.35 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.36 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.35 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.34 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.35 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.34 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.33 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.34 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.31 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.3 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.27 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.28 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.24 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 41.23 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.25 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.23 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.21 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.2 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.2 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.16 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.16 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.17 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.15 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.13 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.14 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.13 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.11 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.07 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.06 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.04 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.04 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.03 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41.02 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 41 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.99 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.98 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.97 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.94 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.92 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.91 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.9 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.87 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.86 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.83 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.83 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.81 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.8 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.79 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.77 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.78 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.75 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.72 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.73 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.69 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.66 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.66 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.63 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.63 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.61 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.57 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.57 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.56 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.55 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.52 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.51 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.48 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.48 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.45 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.44 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.45 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.38 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.3 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.29 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.28 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.25 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.23 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.22 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.22 ft at 4:31PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.19 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.17 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.14 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.11 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.1 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.06 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.04 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.02 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.99 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.97 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.96 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.93 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.9 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.86 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.86 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.85 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.82 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.81 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.78 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.76 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.73 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.7 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.67 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.67 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.64 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.61 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.58 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.55 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.54 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.51 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.5 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.48 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.45 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.43 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.41 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.38 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.33 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.34 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.3 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.3 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.24 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.24 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.24 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.19 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.17 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.14 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.11 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.08 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.05 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.03 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 39.01 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.99 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.95 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.94 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.89 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.87 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.85 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.82 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.78 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.73 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.74 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.7 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.67 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.64 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.57 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.55 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.53 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.5 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.45 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.42 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.41 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.38 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.36 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.34 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.3 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.25 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.24 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.21 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.19 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.15 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.11 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.1 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.05 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 38.03 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.99 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.96 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.94 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.9 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.86 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.82 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.8 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.75 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.73 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.7 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.7 ft at 4:31PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.65 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.63 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.61 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.58 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.53 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.51 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.47 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.42 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.4 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.39 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.34 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.31 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.27 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.25 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.2 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.05 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 37.02 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.98 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.94 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.91 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.86 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.83 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.8 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.77 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.72 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 36.69 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 36.65 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 36.62 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 36.59 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 36.56 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 36.52 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2015Highest Forecast: 35.5 ft 7:00AM May 24, 2015Forecast: 34.5 ft 1:00PM May 24, 2015Forecast: 33.6 ft 7:00PM May 24, 2015Forecast: 32.8 ft 1:00AM May 25, 2015Forecast: 32.2 ft 7:00AM May 25, 2015Forecast: 31.9 ft 1:00PM May 25, 2015Forecast: 31.8 ft 7:00PM May 25, 2015Forecast: 31.7 ft 1:00AM May 26, 2015Forecast: 31.6 ft 7:00AM May 26, 2015Forecast: 31.5 ft 1:00PM May 26, 2015Forecast: 31.3 ft 7:00PM May 26, 2015Forecast: 30.9 ft 1:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 30.5 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 30.1 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 29.6 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 29.1 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 28.8 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 28.7 ft 1:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 28.8 ft 7:00PM May 28, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRMOT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:04AM May 24, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:21PM May 23)Latest observed value: 36.52 ft at 1:15 AM CDT 24-May-2015. Flood Stage is 48 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 49
Flood Stage: 48
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 50.30 ft on 10/21/1994
(2) 49.80 ft on 01/01/1992
(3) 47.38 ft on 03/01/1992
(4) 47.15 ft on 01/31/1992
(5) 47.08 ft on 10/22/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 47.08 ft on 10/22/1998
(2) 32.21 ft on 02/27/1998
(3) 20.98 ft on 02/13/1998
(4) 40.93 ft on 03/14/1997
(5) 26.85 ft on 09/23/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 11.53 ft on 11/10/1988
(2) 11.91 ft on 10/16/1983
(3) 11.93 ft on 10/04/1984
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50.7 Major lowland flooding begins as homes in Richmond begin to flood and many homes in Simonton and Thompsons have water in them. Many homes in the Oyster Creek Farms subdivison have water in them due to significant flooding up Flat Bank Creek and there is major flow across the flood plain into Oyster Creek near Harris Reservoir and the Ramsey Unit Prison Farm.
49.8 Massive lowland flooding occurs with many homes in Simonton and Thompsons flooded. There is major flow across the flood plain into Oyster Creek near Harris Reservoir and the Ramsey Unit Prison Farm.
48 Flooding begins in vicinity of gage with homes threatened upstream in Simonton and downstream in Thompsons. Water passes through the flood plain and enters Oyster Creek north of Harris Reservoir.
47.6 Water is in the Simonton area upstream from the gage. Water enter Oyster Creek through culverts and through the flood plain north of Harris Reservoir.
46.1 Minor flow passes into Oyster Creek through culverts and water is very close to passing through flood plain just north of Harris Reservoir into Oyster Creek.
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Latitude: 29.582222° N, Longitude: 95.757500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 48 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(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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