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Rio Grande at Alamosa Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 12:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:15PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:30PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:45PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 1:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 1:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 1:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:30AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:45AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:46AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:01AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:16AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:46PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:01PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:16PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:15AM Sep 22, 2014Colorado Division of Water ResourcesALAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:17PM Sep 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.85 ft at 10:15 AM MDT 22-Sep-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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