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Arkansas River at Pueblo Dam Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:01AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:16AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:31AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:46AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:01PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:16PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:31PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:46PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:02AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:17AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:32AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:47AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.76 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 4.86 ft at 10:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2015Highest Observation: 6.4 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:01AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:16AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:31AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:46AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.38 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.37 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.36 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2015Colorado Division of Water ResourcesPDAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:47AM May 23, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.88 ft at 2:15 AM MDT 23-May-2015. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Pueblo Dam 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 7.70 ft on 06/08/2010
(2) 7.20 ft on 06/03/2003
(3) 6.93 ft on 07/10/2006
(4) 6.37 ft on 07/03/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.37 ft on 07/03/2011
(2) 7.70 ft on 06/08/2010
(3) 6.93 ft on 07/10/2006
(4) 7.20 ft on 06/03/2003

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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22 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are flooded. Water hits the base of the Colorado 227 Bridge in east Pueblo
16 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are threatened. Water reaches the base of the Juniper Road Bridge below the Pueblo Dam
13.5 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are threatened. Water threatens homes on Moffat and Lansing Streets in southeast Pueblo just east of the Highway 50 Business Loop interchange
13 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are threatened. Water flows over the banks near the Juniper Road Bridge just below the Pueblo Dam. Considerable inundation of low lands below the Pueblo Dam occurs. Portions of the Rock Canyon Swim Area, the Redtail Picnic Area, and the Marsh Hawk Picnic Areas below the Pueblo Dam, including the bike route, become inundated
12.5 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are threatened. Considerable flooding of agricultural lands occurs near the Colorado 231 Bridge, 36th Lane
12 Serious flooding occurs. Homes are threatened. Water flows over parking lot of Cottonwood Picnic Area below the Pueblo Dam
11 Serious flooding occurs from east of Pueblo to Avondale. Homes threatened east of Pueblo. Flooding occurs near the confluence of the Arkansas River and Wildhorse Creek about 2 miles east of Pueblo Boulevard in Pueblo
10 Water begins to inundate the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, including Coyotes Coffee Den along side the river
9.5 Water begins to inundate Cottonwood and Osprey Picnic Areas below the Pueblo Dam, between the dam and Pueblo Boulevard. Waters spills into fishing access area along Highway 96 about 2 miles west of Pueblo Boulevard
9 Considerable overbank flow occurs along Highway 233, Baxter Road, near the bridge. Water begins to threaten homes from just east of Pueblo to Avondale
8 Water begins to threaten low spots in some local roads. Minor overbank flow into low spots along the river occurs
7.5 Minor overbank flow occurs. Damage to irrigation works is possible
7 Minor overbank flow into low spots along the river occurs near Avondale
6 The river is bankfull from east of Pueblo to Avondale
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Latitude: 38.271667° N, Longitude: 104.717500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 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 4740.00 ft 4748.00 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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