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Sand Creek (CO) at Aurora Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 0.75 ft at 9:13AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 10:51AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 11:13AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 12:40PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:49PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:29PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:50PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 5:28PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 5:39PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 1.11 ft at 6:19PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 7:04PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:48PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:38AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:06AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 9:26AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 10:37AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 12:36PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 1:13PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 1:42PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 5:18PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:31PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:04PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 8:11PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 12:35AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:09AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 8:23AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:34AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 10:48AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 11:20AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:12PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 12:27PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 12:33PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 2:11PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:31PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:46PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 4:52PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:37PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:43PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:50PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 8:02PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:31AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 7:36AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 8:34AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 8:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:53AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 9:23AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:38AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:29PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 1:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 2:33PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 2:52PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:21PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:55PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:39PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:51PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.29 ft at 8:09PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:38PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 8:44PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:27AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 8:01AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 8:14AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:06AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 10:17AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 11:32AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 12:22PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:25PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 2:31PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:01PM Mar 31, 2020Highest Observation: 1.52 ft at 7:48PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:53PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:57PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 8:02PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:23AM Apr 01, 2020MHFDSCPC2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (6:00AM Apr 1, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.76 ft at 12:23 AM MDT 1-Apr-2020. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge readings not available during the winter months.

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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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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