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Rio Grande at Alamosa Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 6:15AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 6:45AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 7:15AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 7:30AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 7:45AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 8:15AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 8:30AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 8:45AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2014Highest Observation: 2.58 ft at 9:01AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:16AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:31AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:02PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:17PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:32PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 12:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 12:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 12:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:01AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:16AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:31AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:01PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:16PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:31PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:01AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:16AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:31AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:16PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:31PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:46PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:15AM Aug 21, 2014Colorado Division of Water ResourcesALAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:02AM Aug 21, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.34 ft at 5:15 AM MDT 21-Aug-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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