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North Fork Big Thompson River (CO) at Drake Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:31AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:46AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:01AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:31PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:46PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:01PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:46AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:01AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:16AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:45AM Nov 12, 2019Highest Observation: 2.83 ft at 6:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 7:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:30AM Nov 12, 2019Highest Observation: 2.83 ft at 8:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 11:30AM Nov 12, 2019Highest Observation: 2.83 ft at 11:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 2:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 2:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:46PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:01PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:16PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:46AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:01AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:16AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:46PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:01PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:16PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:30AM Nov 14, 2019DKKC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:15AM Nov 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.53 ft at 12:30 AM MST 14-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 5.5 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the North Fork Big Thompson River (CO) at Drake. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 7
Moderate Flood Stage: 6
Flood Stage: 5.5
Action Stage: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.55 ft on 09/12/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.55 ft on 09/12/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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8 This is a major, life threatening flood. There is extensive inundation of houses and businesses with severe damage to County Road 43 from Glen Haven through Drake.
7 Major flooding occurs along the river with County Road 43 likely damaged.
6.5 Water is up to the base of the bridges at Glen Haven and Drake. High water isolates houses.
6 Moderate flooding occurs with roads, homes, businesses and the Drake RV campground impacted.
5.5 Water overtops the road a mile east of Glen Haven and begins to affect some residences in Glen Haven.
4.5 Water overflows banks in the lowest areas adjacent to the river.
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Latitude: 40.433600° N, Longitude: 105.345800° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 5.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 6130 6136 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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