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Palmdale FishEating Creek at Palmdale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 9:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 9:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 9:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 10:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 10:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 10:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 11:15PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 11:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 11:45PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 6:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 7:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 7:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.95 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPLMF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:30PM Jul 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.95 ft at 7:15 PM EDT 31-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Palmdale FishEating Creek at Palmdale 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:9
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:7
Action Stage:5

Historical Crests
(1) 9.18 ft on 09/17/1945
(2) 8.60 ft on 09/06/1933
(3) 8.53 ft on 10/10/1953
(4) 8.46 ft on 09/02/2006
(5) 8.31 ft on 09/29/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.47 ft on 06/01/2007
(2) -0.40 ft on 05/11/2009
(3) -0.31 ft on 05/24/1981
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12.44 RECORD FLOOD after torrential rains from Tropical Storm How in October, 1951. Extensive severe flooding on both sides of the creek including fishing and recreation camps and river access roads. Access to US 27 bridge washed out. Nicodemous Slough flowed over SR 78 south of Lakeport. Ranch and farm buildings in rural Glades Co isolated by flood waters. Extensive damage to roads and bridges in the county.
11 ***RISING***WATER COULD START TO COVER HWY US 27 ON EITHER END OF THE BRIDGE. HOMES IN PALMDALE COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING...AND THE THE RAILROAD TRACK BRIDGE AND FISHEATING CREEK CAMPGROUND WILL BE COMPLETELY FLOODED***RISING***)
11 WATER WILL START TO DISSIPATE ALONG HWY US 27 ON EITHER END OF THE BRIDGE AND RETREAT FROM HOMES IN PALMDALE.THE RAILROAD TRACK BRIDGE AND FISHEATING CREEK CAMPGROUND WILL STILL REMAIN COMPLETELY FLOODED.
10 ***RISING***A FEW HOUSES ALONG FISHEATING CREEK NEAR PALMDALE STARTS TO BE AFFECTED BY THE WATER. THE RAILROAD TRACKS...UP STREAM CAMPGROUNDS AND ACCESS ROADS...AND BUILDINGS IN THE CAMPGROUND ARE COMPLETELY FLOODED***RISING***)
10 ***FALLING***A FEW HOUSES ALONG FISHEATING CREEK NEAR PALMDALE COULD STILL BE FLOODED. THE RAILROAD TRACKS...UP STREAM CAMPGROUNDS...ACCESS ROADS TO THE CAMPGROUND...AND BUILDINGS IN THE CAMPGROUND ARE STLL COMPLETELY FLOODED***FALLING***)
9 ***RISING***THE RAILROAD TRACK BRIDGE BEINGS TO BE AFFECTED BY THE WATER...AND THE ACCESS ROADS AND ALL BUILDINGS IN THE CAMPGROUND ARE COMPLETELY FLOODED***RISING***)
9 ***FALLING***THE WATER STARTS TO RETREAT FROM THE RAILROAD TRACKS...AND THE ACCESS ROADS AND ALL BUILDINGS IN THE CAMPGROUND ARE STILL COMPLETELY FLOODED***FALLING***)
8 ***FALLING***THE WATER BEGINS RETREAT FROM INSIDE THE MAIN OFFICE AND STORE IN THE CAMPGROUND. THE UP STREAM CAMPGROUND AND ACCESS ROADS TO THE CAMPGROUND ARE STILL COMPLETELY FLOODED***FALLING***)
8 ***RISING***THE UP STREAM CAMPGROUND AND ACCESS ROADS TO THE CAMPGROUND COMPLETELY FLOODED AND WATER BEGINS TO COME INSIDE THE MAIN OFFICE AND STORE IN THE CAMPGROUND***RISING***)
7 ***FALLING***FISHEATING CREEK IS COMING OUT OF FLOOD STAGE. UP STREAM CAMPGROUND ROADS AND THE BATH HOUSE ARE STILL FLOODED***FALLING***)
7 ****RISING***FISHEATING CREEK is at Flood Stage. Up stream campground roads and the bath house are flooded***RISING***)
6 Bankfull Stage. Very minor flooding into adjacent swamps near the creek.
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Latitude: 26.932222° N, Longitude: 81.315000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 27.19 ft 34.19 ft  

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