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Salinas River below Santa Margarita Lake Stage (ft)Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:36PM May 18, 2024Highest Observation: 1.99 ft at 12:36AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:51AM May 19, 2024Highest Observation: 1.99 ft at 4:21AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:21AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:51AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:06AM May 19, 2024Highest Observation: 1.99 ft at 10:06AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:36AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:06PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:21PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:51PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:21PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:21PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:21PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:21PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:06PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:06AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:51AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 2:21AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:36AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:21AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:36AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:06AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:51AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:36AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:21AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:51AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:51PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:06PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 6:36PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:21PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:36PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:21PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:36PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:36PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:51PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:21AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:51AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 4:06AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:06AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:51AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:51AM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:36PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:51PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:21PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 5:21PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 6:06PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:51PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:06PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:51PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:36PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:51PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:21PM May 21, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:21AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:21AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:51AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 2:21AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:36AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:51AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:06AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.94 ft at 8:36AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:51AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:06AM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:51PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:06PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:51PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:51PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:21PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:21PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:21PM May 22, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:06AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:21AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:06AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:51AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:06AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:06AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:51AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:21AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:06AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:21AM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:21PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:36PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:21PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:51PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:06PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:06PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:21PM May 23, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:36AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:06AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:51AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:06AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:36AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:06AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:36AM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:21PM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:21PM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:06PM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:51PM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:06PM May 24, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:06AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:06AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:06AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:36AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:06AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:21AM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:51PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:21PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:36PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:51PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:21PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:36PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:51PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:06PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:21PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:51PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:06PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:21PM May 25, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:21AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:06AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:21AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:36AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:21AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:21AM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:06PM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:21PM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:36PM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:21PM May 26, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:06AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:06AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 3:36AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:51AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:21AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:51AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:36AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:36AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:21AM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:06PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:36PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:06PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:21PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:51PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:21PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:21PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:51PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.78 ft at 7:21PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.78 ft at 7:36PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:06PM May 27, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:21PM May 27, 2024San Luis Obispo County Public WorksSGTC1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:10PM May 27, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.79 ft at 9:21 PM PDT 27-May-2024.
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