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Arkansas River at Wellsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 3.76 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 5:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 7:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 7:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 9:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 10:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 11:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:15PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:45PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:15PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:45PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:15PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:45PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:45PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:15PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:45PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Oct 25, 2014Colorado Division of Water ResourcesWSVC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:32PM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.69 ft at 5:15 PM MDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Wellsville 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:10
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:7

Historical Crests
(1) 8.40 ft on 06/23/1995
(2) 8.12 ft on 06/10/1985
(3) 8.02 ft on 06/12/1980
(4) 7.64 ft on 05/25/1984
(5) 7.54 ft on 06/04/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 01/12/1963

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16 Flood waters begin to inundate Rincon Recreation Site between Swissvale and Howard just east of mile marker 232
14.5 Flood waters reach the base of the bridge in Cotopaxi
13 Flood waters reach the base of the bridge in Howard and threaten Pleasant Valley RV Park near the bridge
11 Serious inundation of low lying areas along US Highway 50 occurs
10.5 Flood waters rise into low lying areas along US Highway 50
10 Flood waters rise into Four Seasons RV Park in southeast Salida
9 Flood waters begin to inundate Valley Bridge Recreation Site between Howard and Coaldale near mile marker 246. Minor agricultural flooding occurs
8.5 Rising waters begin to threaten Banderas Bunkhouse Motel and RV sites in Howard. Minor overbank flow into low lying areas along the river begins
7 The river is bankfull in spots
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Latitude: 38.502778° N, Longitude: 105.939167° 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 6883.4 ft 6892.4 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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