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Big Sandy Creek (TX) near Elgin Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 11:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 12:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 1:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 10:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 12:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 1:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 4:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 10:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 7:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 8:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 3:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 6:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:00PM Oct 11, 2019Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 10:00PM Oct 11, 2019Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 11:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 12:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 6:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 7:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 8:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 1:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 3:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2019Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2019Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2019Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEGZT2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:48PM Oct 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.78 ft at 3:00 PM CDT 14-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Big Sandy Creek (TX) near Elgin. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.62 ft on 10/31/2015 (P)
(2) 21.73 ft on 05/27/2016

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.73 ft on 05/27/2016
(2) 27.62 ft on 10/31/2015 (P)

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Zoom Level:16
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26 Major flooding reaches the Highway 95 bridge floor. Numerous roads and bridges are flooded and extremely dangerous. Livestock can be cut off and drowned in the flood plain.
23 Major flooding is well into the flood plain and can cut off and drown livestock. Numerous roads and bridges are severely flooded and dangerous. The bridge floor of Highway 95 is threatened.
20 Moderate lowland flooding well into the flood plain can cut off and drown livestock. Lowest roads and bridges are flooded and dangerous.
16 Moderate lowland flooding can cut off and drown livestock in the flood plain. Lowest roads and bridges are flooded and dangerous.
13 Minor lowland flooding in low areas of the flood plain causes no significant damage.
9 Flow exceeds the right bank.
8 Flow exceeds the left bank.
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Latitude: 30.265600° N, Longitude: 97.328100° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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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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