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Arkansas River at La Junta Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 7.02 ft at 4:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 6:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 8:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 9:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 9:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 10:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:15PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 11:30PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:45PM Jul 24, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 12:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 1:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 1:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 3:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 3:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.07 ft at 4:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.07 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 6:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.11 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.11 ft at 6:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.12 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.13 ft at 7:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.13 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 7:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 8:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 8:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 9:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 9:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.17 ft at 9:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.16 ft at 11:15AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.14 ft at 11:45AM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.14 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.14 ft at 12:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.13 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.13 ft at 12:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.12 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.11 ft at 1:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.1 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.09 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 3:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 3:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 4:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.07 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 4:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.07 ft at 5:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.07 ft at 5:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.04 ft at 6:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 7:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.05 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:15PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:45PM Jul 25, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 1:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 5:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 5:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 6:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 6:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 7:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 7:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 9:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 10:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 10:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:15AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:45AM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.03 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.18 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.35 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.46 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.53 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.88 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.76 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 7.89 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2017Observed: 8.03 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.2 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.78 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.87 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.94 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.99 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.02 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.05 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.06 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.1 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.11 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.14 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.18 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.2 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.2 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.21 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.2 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.18 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.18 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.17 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.18 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.16 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.15 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.16 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.16 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.18 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.19 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.21 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.23 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.25 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.27 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2017Highest Observation: 9.29 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.28 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.27 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.25 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.2 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.17 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.14 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.11 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.07 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.05 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.04 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.03 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 9.02 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.99 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.95 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.93 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.92 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.91 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.92 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.9 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.9 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2017Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2017Colorado Division of Water ResourcesLXHC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:33PM Jul 27, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.87 ft at 3:15 PM MDT 27-Jul-2017. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 18 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Arkansas River at La Junta are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

More information on datums is available at www.ngs.noaa.gov/faq.shtml

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 15.55 ft on 05/02/1999
(2) 14.20 ft on 05/20/1955
(3) 12.90 ft on 06/19/1965
(4) 12.21 ft on 09/17/2013
(5) 12.12 ft on 06/04/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.21 ft on 09/17/2013
(2) 10.05 ft on 06/10/2010
(3) 11.42 ft on 06/27/2007
(4) 10.73 ft on 08/28/2006
(5) 10.48 ft on 07/19/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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15 Major flooding occurs in La Junta and nearby areas. Homes and businesses are flooded. Flooding is especially severe in North La Junta. Water possibly overtops levees at Las Animas
13 Local residential flooding is possible in La Junta
12 Flood waters threaten Highway 194 east of La Junta
11 Minor agricultural flooding occurs
10 The river is bankfull
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Latitude: 37.990556° N, Longitude: 103.531944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 4040.98 4050.98 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available 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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