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Spring Creek (CO) at Fort Collins Stage (ft)Observed: 0.52 ft at 2:20PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:20PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:20PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 8:20PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 9:20PM Aug 03, 2020Highest Observation: 0.54 ft at 10:20PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 11:25AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 12:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 1:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 2:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 4:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 10:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 11:25PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 12:25AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 2:25AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 3:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 4:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 5:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 6:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 2:35PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 4:35PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 5:35PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 6:35PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 7:40PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 8:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 9:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 10:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 11:40AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:40PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 1:40PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 2:40PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 3:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 4:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 5:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 7:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 8:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 9:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 10:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 11:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 12:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 1:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 2:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 3:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 4:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 5:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 6:45AM Aug 08, 2020Fort CollinsSGCC2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:00AM Aug 8, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.47 ft at 6:45 AM MDT 8-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 14.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Spring Creek (CO) at Fort Collins. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 14.5
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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15.9 SPRING CREEK OVERTOPS THE RAILROAD EMBANKMENT
9.3 WATER IS FLOWING THROUGH THE BIKE TUNNEL AT THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD TRACKS
6.7 THE BIKE TRAIL NEAR COLLEGE AVENUE IS OVERTOPPED
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Latitude: 40.562800° N, Longitude: 105.079400° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 14.5 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 4996 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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