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Sand Creek (CO) at Aurora Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:42AM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:50AM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 8:38AM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 11:56AM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:06PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 12:17PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:53PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 1:24PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:43PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:50PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 1:55PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:17PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:24PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:32PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:31PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:12PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 5:17PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 5:32PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:14PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 8:09PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:36PM May 28, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 4:26AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 6:18AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 8:34AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 10:56AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 11:52AM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:36PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:13PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 1:29PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 1:40PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 3:13PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:13PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:19PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 0.77 ft at 5:18PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 5:35PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 6:18PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 8:32PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:10PM May 29, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 6:10AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 8:36AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:43AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 8:52AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:53AM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 12:26PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:41PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 1:05PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:34PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 2:12PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:44PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:27PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:35PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:48PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 4:35PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 4:46PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 5:09PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 6:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 8:28PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:07AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 6:35AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.14 ft at 7:09AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.23 ft at 8:26AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 10:31AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.23 ft at 12:39PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:39PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 1:43PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:27PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 2:32PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:32PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 8:24PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.32 ft at 1:21AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 6:24AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 8:22AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 10:24AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 12:33PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.08 ft at 1:13PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:35PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.32 ft at 2:34PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 2:38PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 2:47PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 2:54PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 4:02PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:05PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.27 ft at 4:52PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 5:40PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:31PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:43PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:16PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 8:20PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.32 ft at 10:13PM Jun 01, 2020MHFDSCPC2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:00AM Jun 2, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.32 ft at 10:13 PM MDT 1-Jun-2020. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Sand Creek (CO) at Aurora. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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6.5 Scouring may begin to undermine road bridges along Sand Creek.
3 Foot bridges crossing Sand Creek are overtopped near I225.
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Latitude: 39.757000° N, Longitude: 104.831000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.5 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 5330 5337.5 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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