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Fountain Creek at Pueblo Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 2.59 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFCHC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:31AM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.44 ft at 4:15 AM MDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Fountain Creek at Pueblo 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:13.5
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 10.82 ft on 07/09/1996
(2) 9.72 ft on 04/30/1999
(3) 8.68 ft on 06/03/1994
(4) 8.27 ft on 07/09/2006
(5) 8.04 ft on 06/10/1997
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Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/09/1945
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
 
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15 FLOOD WATERS REACH THE BASE OF THE BRIDGE ON COLORADO HIGHWAY 47
13.5 FLOOD WATERS REACH THE PUEBLO MALL PARKING LOTS AND BUILDINGS
12 WATER FLOWS OVER THE RAILROAD TRACKS AT THE 4TH STREET BRIDGE IN PUEBLO
11.5 WATER REACHES BUILDINGS NEAR THE MOUTH OF FOUNTAIN CREEK
10 MINOR LOWLAND AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS
9.5 WATER SPILLS OVER THE PATH AT THE BASE OF THE COLORADO HIGHWAY 47 BRIDGE
8 MINOR OVERBANK FLOW SPILLS INTO THE PARK AT THE CONFLUENCE OF FOUNTAIN CREEK AND THE ARKANSAS RIVER
7 MINOR OVERBANK FLOW SPILLS INTO LOW SPOTS ALONG THE CREEK NORTH OF PUEBLO
5.5 THE RIVER IS BANKFULL
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
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Latitude: 38.287778° N, Longitude: 104.600556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 4705.00 ft 4715.00 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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River stage observations provided by the USGS in cooperation with the City of Colorado Springs
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