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Russell Fork at Elkhorn City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.87 ft at 9:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 9:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 9:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 9:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 12:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 12:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 12:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 12:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 1:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 1:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 1:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 1:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 2:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 2:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 2:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 3:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 3:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 3:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 4:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 4:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 4:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 5:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 5:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 5:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 6:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 7:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 7:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 7:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 7:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 8:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 8:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 8:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 9:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 10:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 10:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 10:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 11:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 11:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 11:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 12:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 1:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 2:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 2:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 2:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 2:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 3:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 3:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 3:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 4:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 4:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 5:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 5:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 5:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 6:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 6:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 7:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 7:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 7:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 7:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 8:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 8:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 8:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 8:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 9:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 9:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 9:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 9:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 10:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 10:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 11:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 12:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 3:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 3:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 3:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 6:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 6.92 ft at 8:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 6.92 ft at 8:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 6.92 ft at 9:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 9:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 12:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 1:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 1:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 2:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 2:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 2:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 4:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 4:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:00PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:15PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:30PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:45PM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 1:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 1:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 1:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 1:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 7:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 8:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 8:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 9:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 10:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:00AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:15AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:30AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:45AM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 3:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 3:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 3:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:30PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:45PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 7:00PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 7:15PM Nov 14, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:30PM Nov 14, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesELKK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:52PM Nov 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.89 ft at 7:30 PM EST 14-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Russell Fork at Elkhorn City 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.80 ft on 04/04/1977
(2) 24.21 ft on 01/29/1957
(3) 21.73 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 20.49 ft on 05/07/1984
(5) 19.20 ft on 02/01/1962
(6) 18.59 ft on 03/07/1967
(7) 17.92 ft on 02/16/2003
(8) 17.84 ft on 01/26/1978
(9) 17.20 ft on 07/31/1961
(10) 17.00 ft on 05/08/1958

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.92 ft on 02/16/2003
(2) 20.49 ft on 05/07/1984
(3) 17.84 ft on 01/26/1978
(4) 24.80 ft on 04/04/1977
(5) 18.59 ft on 03/07/1967
(6) 21.73 ft on 03/12/1963
(7) 19.20 ft on 02/01/1962
(8) 17.20 ft on 07/31/1961
(9) 17.00 ft on 05/08/1958
(10) 24.21 ft on 01/29/1957

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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24.8 Flooding equals the highest flood on record.
24 Major flooding occurs. Many houses and businesses along Elkhorn Creek and Russell Fork are flooded. Several bridges are underwater.
22 Moderate flooding occurs. Water begins to enter houses along East Russell Street.
21 Low lying areas flood. Russell Fork is 400 feet wide.
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Electric Tape
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Latitude: 37.303889° N, Longitude: 82.343056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 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 29 773.0 794.0 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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