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Paint River at Crystal Falls Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:00PM Sep 09, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00PM Sep 09, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Sep 09, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00PM Sep 09, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:00AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 8:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:00AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 12:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 11, 2014Highest Observation: 4.02 ft at 5:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 7:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 9:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 11:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014CRYM4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (6:30PM Sep 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:00AM Sep 16)Latest observed value: 3.29 ft at 1:00 PM CDT 16-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Paint River at Crystal Falls are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:9.5
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:7
Action Stage:5.5

Historical Crests
(1) 9.82 ft on 04/25/1960
(2) 9.53 ft on 04/17/2002
(3) 9.45 ft on 07/02/1953
(4) 8.08 ft on 05/08/1975
(5) 7.95 ft on 04/22/1985
(6) 7.94 ft on 05/07/1950
(7) 7.89 ft on 04/26/1996
(8) 7.76 ft on 04/22/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.30 ft on 10/29/1950
(2) 0.89 ft on 11/01/1947

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7 5600 - cfs - Waterfront park areas near the M-69 bridge and low lying areas along the river in Crystal Falls become inundated
5.5 3500 - cfs - River exceeds bankfull stage
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(1) Bridge Downstream from Dam During High Flow
(2) Downstream from Bridge During High Flow
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Latitude: 46.105833° N, Longitude: 88.334722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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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 1306.1 ft 1313.1 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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