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Fossil Creek (CO) at Fort Collins Stage (ft)Observed: 0.8 ft at 6:05AM Jul 09, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 11:55AM Jul 09, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 6:05PM Jul 09, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:15AM Jul 10, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 6:00PM Jul 10, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 6:00AM Jul 11, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 4:05PM Jul 11, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:55PM Jul 11, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:55AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:25PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:55PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:50AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 10:05AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:20PM Jul 13, 2020Highest Observation: 0.86 ft at 5:50PM Jul 13, 2020Fort CollinsFOSC2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:00AM Jul 14, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.86 ft at 5:50 PM MDT 13-Jul-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Fossil Creek (CO) at Fort Collins. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 12.5
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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12.7 COLLEGE AVENUE IS OVERTOPPED.
12 FOSSIL RIDGE PARKWAY EAST OF COLLEGE AVENUE ABOUT TO BE OVERTOPPED.
8.69 WATER IN FOSSIL CREEK REACHES THE TOP OF THE BOX CULVERT AT COLLEGE AVENUE.
3.65 FOSSIL RIDGE DRIVE IS OVERTOPPED DOWNSTREAM OF COLLEGE AVENUE.
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Latitude: 40.512222° N, Longitude: 105.077500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 4954 4962 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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