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Bear Creek (CO) above Idledale Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 0.82 ft at 9:49AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 0.79 ft at 9:47PM Jun 14, 2021Highest Observation: 0.82 ft at 9:45AM Jun 15, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:43PM Jun 15, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 9:41AM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:39PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:37AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 9:35PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:33AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:31PM Jun 18, 2021MHFDCGCC2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:45AM Jun 19, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.73 ft at 9:31 PM MDT 18-Jun-2021. Flood Stage is 5.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Bear Creek (CO) above Idledale. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 5.5
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Latitude: 39.666100° N, Longitude: 105.275300° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 5.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NGVD 29 6655 6660.5 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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