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Elk creek near Drain Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.91 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.92 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.93 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.94 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 0.95 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 0.98 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 0.99 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.01 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.07 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.08 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.1 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.12 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 1.54 ft 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 1.66 ft 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.46 ft 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.37 ft 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.41 ft 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.6 ft 5:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.82 ft 11:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 5:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.62 ft 11:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.47 ft 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.36 ft 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.32 ft 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.31 ft 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.32 ft 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 1.36 ft 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 1.44 ft 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Douglas County Natural ResourcesECDO3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (6:15PM Oct 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 1:00PM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 1.35 ft at 5:00 PM PDT 24-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Elk creek near Drain are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:14

Historical Crests
(1) 23.70 ft on 02/10/1961
(2) 21.32 ft on 01/19/1964
(3) 20.26 ft on 11/23/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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18 Widespread flooding of low lands and structures at this stage.
16.5 Homes in the city of drain begin to flood.
16 At this stage low land flooding begins.
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Latitude: 43.640833° N, Longitude: 123.298333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 305.955 ft 321.955 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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