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South Boulder Creek (CO) below Eldorado Springs Stage (ft)Observed: 0.24 ft at 6:49PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 0.19 ft at 6:46AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 0.22 ft at 6:43PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 0.2 ft at 6:40AM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 0.25 ft at 6:37PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:34AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 0.01 ft at 6:40PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 0.08 ft at 6:22AM Jan 30, 2023MHFDSSOC2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (8:15AM Jan 30, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.08 ft at 6:22 AM MST 30-Jan-2023. Flood Stage is 4 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the South Boulder Creek (CO) below Eldorado Springs. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 5
Moderate Flood Stage: 4.5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Latitude: 39.958000° N, Longitude: 105.236000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NGVD 29 5470 5474 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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