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Purgatoire River at Madrid Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Highest Observation: 4.47 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 6:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:45AM Nov 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPGMC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:32AM Nov 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.95 ft at 12:45 AM MST 23-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Purgatoire River at Madrid 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 12.80 ft on 07/20/1976
(2) 10.94 ft on 08/10/1981
(3) 9.00 ft on 07/10/1978
(4) 8.36 ft on 08/14/1979
(5) 8.00 ft on 07/12/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.17 ft on 08/29/2008
(2) 7.12 ft on 08/05/2004
(3) 6.91 ft on 08/05/1997
(4) 6.60 ft on 07/25/1996
(5) 6.81 ft on 08/13/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 02/01/1981

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26.5 Flood waters rise into low spots along Highway 12 between Madrid and Cokedale
17.5 Flood waters reach the base of the County Road 18.3 Bridge
15 Flood waters rise over County Road 18.3 near the bridge
9 Water begins to inundate farm properties and dwellings near Madrid
8.5 Water reaches fence line in agricultural lands near County Road 18.3 Bridge
7 Minor agricultural flooding occurs. Water overtops the tallest banks along the river channel
5 The river is bankfull. Water spills over the lowest banks near the County Road 18.3 Bridge
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(1) Looking Upstream - River Stage 2.96 Feet
(2) Looking Downstream - River Stage 2.96 Feet
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Latitude: 37.129444° N, Longitude: 104.639444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 6261.61 ft 6268.61 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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