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Rio Grande at Alamosa Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:17PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:32PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:47PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:17AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:32AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:47AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:17PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:32PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:47PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:16AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:31AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:46AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:16PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:31PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:46PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:16AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:31AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:46AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2014Colorado Division of Water ResourcesALAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:47AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.18 ft at 5:15 AM MDT 25-Oct-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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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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