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Fountain Creek at Pueblo Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 9:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 12:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 5:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 2:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 9:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 9:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 10:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:00AM Aug 22, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:15AM Aug 22, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:30AM Aug 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:45AM Aug 22, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:00AM Aug 22, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 1:15AM Aug 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFCHC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:47AM Aug 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.01 ft at 1:15 AM MDT 22-Aug-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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/09/1945

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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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