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Coldwater River near Sarah Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 2:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2014Highest Observation: 2.95 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2014Highest Observation: 2.95 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesSARM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:15AM Aug 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:11AM Aug 28)Latest observed value: 2.81 ft at 6:00 AM CDT 29-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Coldwater River near Sarah are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Arkabutla Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Marks
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:18
Action Stage:17

Historical Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 04/20/1973
(2) 23.92 ft on 12/20/2002
(3) 23.55 ft on 05/18/2003
(4) 23.40 ft on 05/03/1984
(5) 22.62 ft on 02/05/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.10 ft on 09/23/1999
(2) -3.00 ft on 10/20/1983
(3) -2.30 ft on 07/17/1982
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31.5 Flood waters over top the levee system on the right bank. Evacuations become necessary
29 Roads east of the river between the river and the railroad tracks are flooded and may be impassible.
27 Many homes and roads are flooding
23 Numerous homes in marks are flooding
21 Extensive flooding is occurring near marks
20 Several homes in marks are flooded. Farm land flooding is widepread
18 Low lying farm land near the river begins to flood
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(1) View upstream (stage = 4.6 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage=4.6 ft)
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(4) View west
(5) Equipment shelter
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Latitude: 34.575556° N, Longitude: 90.224444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 158.839 ft 176.839 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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