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Powder River (OR) at Baker City Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45PM May 14, 2022Highest Observation: 2.64 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:15AM May 17, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00PM May 17, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00PM May 17, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00AM May 18, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00AM May 18, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00PM May 18, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00PM May 18, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00AM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00AM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00PM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00PM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00AM May 20, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00AM May 20, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00PM May 20, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00PM May 20, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00AM May 21, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00AM May 21, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 12:00PM May 21, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 6:00PM May 21, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 12:00AM May 22, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.59 ft 6:00AM May 22, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 12:00PM May 22, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 6:00PM May 22, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 12:00AM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 6:00AM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 12:00PM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 6:00PM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 12:00AM May 24, 2022Forecast: 2.58 ft 6:00AM May 24, 2022PWDO3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:45AM May 17, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 9:59AM May 17)Latest observed value: 2.6 ft at 11:15 AM MDT 17-May-2022. Flood Stage is 4.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Powder River (OR) at Baker City are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 7.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 6.5
Flood Stage: 4.5
Action Stage: 4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 5.36 ft on 02/13/1979
(2) 4.80 ft on 01/01/1997
(3) 4.75 ft on 03/11/1989
(4) 4.73 ft on 07/01/1982
(5) 4.62 ft on 08/31/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.53 ft on 04/09/2019
(2) 3.49 ft on 08/02/2018
(3) 3.82 ft on 05/18/2012
(4) 4.40 ft on 05/17/2011
(5) 4.80 ft on 01/01/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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7.5 Water will overflow the river bank in portions of Baker City with water likely entering some businesses and houses near the river. The flooding will be worse in the vicinity of bridge crossings were water will be deeper and back up behind bridges. Flood water will flow into the park near the library. The area near Hughes Lane and Kirkway Drive will be flooded. Agricultural land adjacent to the river, both upstream and downstream from Baker City, will be flooded.
6.5 Flooding will affect portions of Baker City near the river especially near bridge crossings where water may back up. Portions of the greenbelt recreation path will be flooded. Flooding will affect portions of Kirkway Drive and Huges Lane. Flooding may also spill into the park by the library.
6 Minor flooding will occur near the river in Baker City. Portions of the greenbelt recreation path will be flooded. Floodwaters will reach Kirkway Drive near Hughes Lane.
4.5 Minor flooding can be expected along portions of the greenbelt path adjacent to the river in Baker City. Some minor agricultural flooding may occur well upstream and downstream from Baker City.
4 The river will approach bankfull through Baker City and some bank erosion may occur.
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(1) Powder River at Baker City looking downstream
(2) Powder River at Baker City gage house
(3) Powder River at Baker City looking upstream
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Latitude: 44.768333° N, Longitude: 117.830556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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