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Little Snake River near Savery Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)LSSW4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:47AM Oct 15, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.13 ft at 12:15 PM MDT 9-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Gauge readings not available during the winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Little Snake River near Savery. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.50 ft on 05/16/2016
(2) 8.51 ft on 05/30/2014
(3) 8.47 ft on 06/07/2011
(4) 8.37 ft on 06/08/2019 (P)
(5) 7.82 ft on 05/14/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.37 ft on 06/08/2019 (P)
(2) 6.83 ft on 05/11/2018
(3) 7.36 ft on 06/06/2017
(4) 7.82 ft on 05/14/2017
(5) 9.50 ft on 05/16/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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12.5 Many areas in the town of Baggs will be under water. Water reaches the base of the County Road 607 bridge.
12 Major flooding occurs in many areas in the town of Baggs. Access to the County Road 607 bridge is blocked by high water. Major lowland flooding occurs from Savery to Baggs. Flood wave travel time to Baggs is approximately 5 to 6 hours.
11 Major lowland flooding occurs downstream in the town of Baggs. Standing water reaches along County Road 607 approaching the bridge. Access to the bridge may become impassable. Moderate to major lowland flooding develops from Savery to Baggs. Flood wave travel time to Baggs is approximately 5 to 6 hours.
10 Flood stage. Water enters low lying areas along County Road 607 approaching the bridge. Standing water along low lying areas along the left and right river banks. Moderate lowland flooding occurs in the town of Baggs. Minor lowland agricultural flooding continues to become more widespread from Savery to Baggs.
9.5 Low lying flooding intensifies and becomes more widespread downstream in the town of Baggs. Flood wave travel time to Baggs is approximately 5 to 6 hours. Minor lowland agricultural flooding becomes more widespread from Savery to Baggs.
9 Bankfull stage. Water flows over low lying areas along the right and left river banks. Minor flooding expected dwonstream in the town of Baggs. Peak flow travel time to Baggs is approximately 5 to 6 hours. The river may come out of its banks from Savery to Baggs.
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(1) Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 8,900 cfs)---May 2011
(2) Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 8,900 cfs)---May 2011
(3) Looking Upstream---Moderate Flows
(4) Looking Downstream---Moderate Flows
(5) Looking Upstream---Low Flows
(6) Looking Downstream---Low Flows
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Latitude: 41.012778° N, Longitude: 107.478056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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