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Milk River near Tampico Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:00PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 23.4 ft at 5:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.4 ft at 5:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.4 ft at 5:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.4 ft at 6:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.34 ft at 6:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 6:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 6:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.39 ft at 7:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.4 ft at 7:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 7:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 7:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.39 ft at 8:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.42 ft at 8:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 8:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 8:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 9:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 9:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 9:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.48 ft at 10:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 10:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 10:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 10:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.38 ft at 11:00PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 11:15PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 11:30PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.41 ft at 11:45PM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 23.42 ft at 12:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.48 ft at 12:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 12:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 12:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 1:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 1:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.48 ft at 1:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 1:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.47 ft at 2:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 2:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.48 ft at 2:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 3:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 3:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 3:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 3:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 4:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 4:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 4:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 4:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 5:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 5:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 5:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 5:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.54 ft at 6:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 6:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 6:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 6:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.47 ft at 7:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.47 ft at 7:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 7:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 7:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 8:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.52 ft at 8:15AM Apr 01, 2020Highest Observation: 23.59 ft at 8:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 8:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.52 ft at 9:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 9:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 9:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.55 ft at 9:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 10:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 10:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 10:30AM Apr 01, 2020Highest Observation: 23.59 ft at 10:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 11:00AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.54 ft at 11:15AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 11:30AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 11:45AM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.55 ft at 12:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 12:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 12:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 12:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.57 ft at 1:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.57 ft at 1:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 1:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.55 ft at 1:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.52 ft at 2:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 2:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.53 ft at 2:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 2:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 3:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.47 ft at 3:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.49 ft at 3:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.48 ft at 3:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.47 ft at 4:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 4:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 4:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 4:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.5 ft at 5:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.51 ft at 5:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.44 ft at 5:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.46 ft at 5:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 6:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 6:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 6:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 6:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 7:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.45 ft at 7:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.41 ft at 7:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.43 ft at 7:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.37 ft at 8:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.38 ft at 8:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.36 ft at 8:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.37 ft at 8:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.28 ft at 9:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.36 ft at 9:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.33 ft at 9:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.35 ft at 9:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.25 ft at 10:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.31 ft at 10:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.31 ft at 10:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.3 ft at 10:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.31 ft at 11:00PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.28 ft at 11:15PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.22 ft at 11:30PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.26 ft at 11:45PM Apr 01, 2020Observed: 23.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.22 ft at 12:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.23 ft at 12:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.15 ft at 1:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.12 ft at 1:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.13 ft at 1:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.17 ft at 1:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.16 ft at 2:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.09 ft at 2:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.08 ft at 2:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.1 ft at 2:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.04 ft at 3:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.02 ft at 3:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.01 ft at 3:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 23.05 ft at 3:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.96 ft at 4:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.93 ft at 4:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.98 ft at 4:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.95 ft at 4:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.9 ft at 5:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.85 ft at 5:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.81 ft at 5:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.8 ft at 5:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.79 ft at 6:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.75 ft at 6:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.78 ft at 6:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.73 ft at 7:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.7 ft at 7:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.68 ft at 7:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.66 ft at 7:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.62 ft at 8:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.57 ft at 8:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.57 ft at 8:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.51 ft at 8:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.54 ft at 9:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.48 ft at 9:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.46 ft at 9:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.44 ft at 9:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.36 ft at 10:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.32 ft at 10:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.35 ft at 10:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.3 ft at 10:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.25 ft at 11:00AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.25 ft at 11:15AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.23 ft at 11:30AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.16 ft at 11:45AM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.18 ft at 12:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.06 ft at 12:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.04 ft at 12:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.03 ft at 12:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 22.02 ft at 1:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.99 ft at 1:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.95 ft at 1:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.95 ft at 1:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.89 ft at 2:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.81 ft at 2:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.78 ft at 2:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.74 ft at 2:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.77 ft at 3:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.66 ft at 3:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.64 ft at 3:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.58 ft at 3:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.51 ft at 4:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.53 ft at 4:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.53 ft at 4:30PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.39 ft at 4:45PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.41 ft at 5:00PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.34 ft at 5:15PM Apr 02, 2020Observed: 21.36 ft at 5:30PM Apr 02, 2020Highest Forecast: 21.6 ft 12:00AM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 21.3 ft 6:00AM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 20.8 ft 12:00PM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 20.5 ft 6:00PM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 20.2 ft 12:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 19.8 ft 6:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 19.5 ft 12:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 19.2 ft 6:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 18.9 ft 12:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 18.7 ft 6:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 18.5 ft 12:00PM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 18.3 ft 6:00PM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 18.1 ft 12:00AM Apr 06, 2020Forecast: 17.8 ft 6:00AM Apr 06, 2020Forecast: 17.6 ft 12:00PM Apr 06, 2020Forecast: 17.4 ft 6:00PM Apr 06, 2020Forecast: 17.2 ft 12:00AM Apr 07, 2020Forecast: 17 ft 6:00AM Apr 07, 2020Forecast: 16.8 ft 12:00PM Apr 07, 2020Forecast: 16.6 ft 6:00PM Apr 07, 2020Forecast: 16.4 ft 12:00AM Apr 08, 2020Forecast: 16.2 ft 6:00AM Apr 08, 2020Forecast: 16 ft 12:00PM Apr 08, 2020Forecast: 15.8 ft 6:00PM Apr 08, 2020Forecast: 15.6 ft 12:00AM Apr 09, 2020Forecast: 15.5 ft 6:00AM Apr 09, 2020Forecast: 15.3 ft 12:00PM Apr 09, 2020Forecast: 15.1 ft 6:00PM Apr 09, 2020Forecast: 14.9 ft 12:00AM Apr 10, 2020Forecast: 14.8 ft 6:00AM Apr 10, 2020Forecast: 14.7 ft 12:00PM Apr 10, 2020Forecast: 14.6 ft 6:00PM Apr 10, 2020Forecast: 14.5 ft 12:00AM Apr 11, 2020Forecast: 14.4 ft 6:00AM Apr 11, 2020Forecast: 14.3 ft 12:00PM Apr 11, 2020Forecast: 14.2 ft 6:00PM Apr 11, 2020Forecast: 14.1 ft 12:00AM Apr 12, 2020Forecast: 14 ft 6:00AM Apr 12, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTMPM8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:19PM Apr 2, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 8:07AM Apr 2)Latest observed value: 21.36 ft at 5:30 PM MDT 2-Apr-2020. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Milk River near Tampico are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.03 ft on 04/15/2011
(2) 27.90 ft on 06/10/2011
(3) 27.55 ft on 03/27/1997
(4) 27.37 ft on 03/28/2019
(5) 26.98 ft on 04/25/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.96 ft on 03/08/2020
(2) 27.37 ft on 03/28/2019
(3) 26.98 ft on 04/25/2018
(4) 23.47 ft on 03/19/2017
(5) 25.75 ft on 10/10/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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30 BNSF railroad may start to experience problems with water in ditches along and near track roadbed.
29 Water starts to flood Tampico Road in the Tampico area.
28.5 Power substation between the Milk River and Tampico Road will begin to flood.
25.5 County gravel roads north of the Milk River become impassable.
24 North Tampico Road north of the river begins to flood. .
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Latitude: 48.307778° N, Longitude: 106.822200° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 2110.00 2133.00 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 2110 ft 2133 ft  

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