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Brazos River at Richmond Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 26.26 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.25 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 26.29 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.25 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.27 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.27 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 26.29 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2015Highest Observation: 26.29 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.27 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.25 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.26 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.26 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.25 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.26 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.23 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.24 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.28 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.2 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.24 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.23 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.2 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.21 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.18 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.18 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.17 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.18 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.14 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.12 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.12 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.12 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.1 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.09 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.09 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.06 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.05 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26.03 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 26 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.98 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.98 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.96 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.91 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.89 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.87 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.89 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.87 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.82 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.78 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.77 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.74 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.71 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.73 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.68 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.67 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.63 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.64 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.61 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.6 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.55 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.53 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.48 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.5 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.46 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.43 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.42 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.39 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.35 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.31 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.27 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.27 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.23 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.21 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.17 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.16 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.13 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.11 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 25.07 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 25.04 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 25.03 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.97 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.94 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.93 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.86 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.87 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.83 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.78 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.76 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.72 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.71 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.66 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.62 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.58 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.53 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.52 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.49 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.45 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.4 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.38 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.34 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.26 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.3 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.22 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.16 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.17 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.12 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.07 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.04 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 24.01 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.97 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.93 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.89 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.87 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.8 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.76 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.73 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.7 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.68 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.63 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.61 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.51 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.47 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.43 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.41 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.35 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.31 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.28 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.27 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.19 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.16 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.12 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.1 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.05 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 23.01 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.96 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.95 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.91 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.86 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.83 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.79 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.75 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.71 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.66 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.63 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.57 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.54 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.49 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.46 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.42 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.39 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.32 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.3 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.24 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.22 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.18 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.16 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.1 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.07 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22.02 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 22 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.96 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.94 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.89 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.89 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.81 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.77 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.7 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.68 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.65 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.58 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.55 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.53 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.46 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.45 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.4 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.4 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.34 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.31 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.29 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.26 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.21 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.19 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.13 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.11 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.09 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.03 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.01 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.94 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.92 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.89 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.84 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.81 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.79 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.73 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.69 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.65 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.62 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.6 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.57 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.56 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.5 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.49 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.44 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.42 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.35 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.32 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.29 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.25 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.22 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.14 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.12 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.12 ft at 11:31AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.09 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.05 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.05 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.02 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.99 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.95 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.93 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.91 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.85 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.86 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.84 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.81 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.77 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.77 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.74 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.69 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.68 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.64 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.6 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.59 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.55 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.51 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.5 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.47 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.46 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.43 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.37 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.36 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.33 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.32 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.27 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.28 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.25 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.21 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.2 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.17 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.16 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.14 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.1 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.11 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.08 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.03 ft at 10:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19.01 ft at 10:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 19 ft at 10:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 18.96 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 18.97 ft at 11:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 18.95 ft at 11:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 18.91 ft at 11:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 18.9 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.91 ft at 12:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.86 ft at 12:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.87 ft at 12:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.85 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.82 ft at 1:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.8 ft at 1:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.76 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.76 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 18.73 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 18.4 ft 6:00AM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 17.9 ft 12:00PM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 17.5 ft 6:00PM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 17.2 ft 12:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 16.8 ft 6:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 16.5 ft 12:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 16.2 ft 6:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 15.8 ft 12:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 15.6 ft 6:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 15.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 15 ft 6:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 14.7 ft 12:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 14.5 ft 6:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 14.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 14.1 ft 6:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 13.9 ft 12:00AM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 13.7 ft 6:00AM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 13.5 ft 12:00PM Feb 03, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRMOT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:19AM Jan 30, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 1:28PM Jan 29)Latest observed value: 18.73 ft at 2:15 AM CST 30-Jan-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
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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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