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Bitterroot River at Bell Crossing near Victor Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.07 ft at 3:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 3:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.09 ft at 4:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.15 ft at 6:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.17 ft at 7:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.18 ft at 8:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 9:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.21 ft at 9:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 10:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 12:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.31 ft at 1:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.32 ft at 1:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.31 ft at 2:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 4:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 4:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 9:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 10:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 12:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 1:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.34 ft at 2:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.33 ft at 2:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.32 ft at 2:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.35 ft at 3:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.34 ft at 3:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.34 ft at 4:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.44 ft at 5:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.45 ft at 5:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.43 ft at 5:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.43 ft at 5:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.4 ft at 6:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.5 ft at 6:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.49 ft at 6:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.51 ft at 7:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.55 ft at 7:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.54 ft at 8:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 9:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.6 ft at 9:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 9:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.58 ft at 10:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:15AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:45AM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.71 ft at 1:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 3:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.63 ft at 3:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 4:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.61 ft at 5:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:15PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 12:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.71 ft at 2:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.78 ft at 3:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.81 ft at 4:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.76 ft at 4:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.82 ft at 4:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.81 ft at 5:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.81 ft at 5:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.85 ft at 6:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.87 ft at 6:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.87 ft at 7:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.92 ft at 7:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7 ft at 10:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7 ft at 11:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:15AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:45AM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.05 ft at 1:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 1:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 2:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.1 ft at 3:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 3:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.1 ft at 3:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.08 ft at 4:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.07 ft at 4:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.09 ft at 4:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7 ft at 5:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.04 ft at 8:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.08 ft at 9:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7 ft at 10:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:00PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:15PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:30PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:45PM May 05, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:00AM May 06, 2016Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:15AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.06 ft at 12:30AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:45AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.1 ft at 1:00AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:15AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:30AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:45AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.07 ft at 2:00AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.11 ft at 2:15AM May 06, 2016Highest Observation: 7.14 ft at 2:30AM May 06, 2016Observed: 7.12 ft at 2:45AM May 06, 2016Forecast: 7.47 ft 6:00AM May 06, 2016Forecast: 7.68 ft 12:00PM May 06, 2016Forecast: 7.92 ft 6:00PM May 06, 2016Forecast: 8.11 ft 12:00AM May 07, 2016Forecast: 8.24 ft 6:00AM May 07, 2016Forecast: 8.34 ft 12:00PM May 07, 2016Forecast: 8.41 ft 6:00PM May 07, 2016Forecast: 8.43 ft 12:00AM May 08, 2016Forecast: 8.43 ft 6:00AM May 08, 2016Forecast: 8.46 ft 12:00PM May 08, 2016Forecast: 8.5 ft 6:00PM May 08, 2016Forecast: 8.53 ft 12:00AM May 09, 2016Forecast: 8.57 ft 6:00AM May 09, 2016Forecast: 8.63 ft 12:00PM May 09, 2016Highest Forecast: 8.67 ft 6:00PM May 09, 2016Highest Forecast: 8.67 ft 12:00AM May 10, 2016Forecast: 8.64 ft 6:00AM May 10, 2016Forecast: 8.59 ft 12:00PM May 10, 2016Forecast: 8.54 ft 6:00PM May 10, 2016Forecast: 8.47 ft 12:00AM May 11, 2016Forecast: 8.4 ft 6:00AM May 11, 2016Forecast: 8.33 ft 12:00PM May 11, 2016Forecast: 8.26 ft 6:00PM May 11, 2016Forecast: 8.17 ft 12:00AM May 12, 2016Forecast: 8.07 ft 6:00AM May 12, 2016Forecast: 7.99 ft 12:00PM May 12, 2016Forecast: 7.93 ft 6:00PM May 12, 2016Forecast: 7.87 ft 12:00AM May 13, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesVICM8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:15AM May 6, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 9:28AM May 5)Latest observed value: 7.12 ft at 2:45 AM MDT 6-May-2016. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bitterroot River at Bell Crossing near Victor are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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12 County roads will experience flooding from hamilton to florence. +
11.5 County roads may experience flooding from hamilton to florence.
11 Minor flooding to low lying areas adjacent to the river from hamilton to florence may occur.
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Latitude: 46.443333° N, Longitude: 114.122778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 3330 ft 3341 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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