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Fossil Creek (CO) at Fort Collins Stage (ft)Observed: 1.08 ft at 8:40AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 8:40PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 8:35AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 5:25PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 8:35PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:10AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:45AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:25AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.23 ft at 8:30PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:30AM Jun 05, 2020Highest Observation: 1.32 ft at 2:55PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 6:50PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:25PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.25 ft at 8:25AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:55AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 12:15PM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:00PM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:20PM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 11:20PM Jun 06, 2020Highest Observation: 1.32 ft at 3:40AM Jun 07, 2020Fort CollinsFOSC2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (4:30AM Jun 7, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.32 ft at 3:40 AM MDT 7-Jun-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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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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