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Dry Creek (CO) above Fort Collins Stage (ft)Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 10:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 11:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 12:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 3:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 6:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 7:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 8:35AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.02 ft at 8:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 9:05AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 9:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 10:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 11:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 3:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 6:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:35PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.01 ft at 8:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 8:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 10:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 11:45PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 12:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 3:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 7:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:20AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 8:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:30AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 9:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:45AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 1:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 4:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 5:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:20PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 9:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 2:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 6:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 7:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 8:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 9:20AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 2:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 4:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 6:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.9 ft at 7:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 9:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 10:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.02 ft at 11:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 3:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.11 ft at 4:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 6:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 7:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 8:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 9:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 10:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 12:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.01 ft at 1:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.05 ft at 3:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 7:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 8:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 9:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 10:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 12:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 4:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 8:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 9:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 9:50AM Apr 03, 2020Highest Observation: 4.11 ft at 10:10AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 10:15AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.97 ft at 11:05AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 11:45AM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.9 ft at 12:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.9 ft at 1:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 4:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 5:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:45PM Apr 03, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:45PM Apr 03, 2020Fort CollinsSHDC2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:30PM Apr 3, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.03 ft at 7:45 PM MDT 3-Apr-2020. Flood Stage is 4 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Dry Creek (CO) above Fort Collins. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 4.5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3.8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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7.6 DRY CREEK OVERTOPS SHIELDS STREET
4.59 FLOW IS GREATER THAN 500 CFS ON DRY CREEK...PRODUCING POTENTIAL FLOODING AT DOWNSTREAM ROAD CROSSING
3.95 GATE CLOSURE OF LARIMER & WELD INLET GATES IS ACTIVATED FROM THIS LOCATION DUE TO RISING LIMB OF FLOOD HYDROGRAPH
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Latitude: 40.630560° N, Longitude: 105.095300° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 4 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 5017 5021 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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