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Rio Grande at Alamosa Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 2.54 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.54 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.54 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.54 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:46AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:01AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:16AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:46PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:01PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:16PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:47AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:02AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:17AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:47PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:02PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:17PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:46AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:01AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:16AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Colorado Division of Water ResourcesALAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:46AM Apr 17, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.2 ft at 9:15 AM MDT 17-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Rio Grande at Alamosa 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:13
Moderate Flood Stage:11
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:7

Historical Crests
(1) 10.62 ft on 06/20/1949
(2) 9.97 ft on 05/23/1948
(3) 9.87 ft on 06/05/1948
(4) 9.32 ft on 05/18/1944
(5) 8.84 ft on 07/03/1995
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15 MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. FLOOD WATERS MOVE ACROSS STADIUM DRIVE AND INTO HOMES NEAR ADAMS STATE COLLEGE
14.5 MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. FLOOD WATERS MOVE INTO HOMES ALONG LAKEWOOD AND RIVERWOOD DRIVES IN NORTHEAST ALAMOSA
14 MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. FLOOD WATERS INUNDATE APARTMENTS ALONG RIVER DRIVE IN NORTHEAST ALAMOSA
13.5 MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. WATER REACHES BASE OF HIGHWAY 160 BRIDGE AND SPILLS INTO HOMES AND PARK NEAR THE BRIDGE
13 MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. WATER REACHES BASE OF STATE AVENUE BRIDGE.
11.5 MODERATE FLOODING OCCURS. WATER OVERTOPS LOW SPOTS IN LEVEE PROTECTING ALAMOSA AND BEGINS TO FLOW INTO CATTAILS GOLF COURSE AND NEARBY HOMES
11 MODERATE AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS. WATER BEGINS TO OVERTOP LOW SPOTS IN LEVEE PROTECTING ALAMOSA.
9 MINOR AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER
7 THE RIVER IS BANKFULL
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Latitude: 37.480833° N, Longitude: 105.878056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 7532.66 ft 7541.66 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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