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Pease River at Childress 17SE Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCDPT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:09AM Dec 1, 2021)Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Pease River at Childress 17SE. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.00 ft on 06/01/1957
(2) 18.00 ft on 05/01/1935
(3) 17.12 ft on 06/05/1995
(4) 14.83 ft on 10/20/1983
(5) 14.01 ft on 06/05/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.35 ft on 05/13/2005
(2) 11.29 ft on 06/10/2004
(3) 9.60 ft on 08/31/2003
(4) 10.06 ft on 05/04/2001
(5) 9.39 ft on 03/23/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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30 FM 104 Hwy bridge will be flooded and possibly damaged. Considerable damage to secondary and ranch land near the river can be expected.
27 Flooding of ranches and farms along the river will produce significant damage to secondary roads...fences and crops. Approaches to FM 104 highway bridge are under water.
25 The river is starting to flood the approaches to the FM 104 bridge, but remains 2 ft below the I-beam supports. Significant flooding of ranch and farm land can be expected.
22 The river is at it's all time record stage set 6/1/1957. Flooding of ranch and farm land along the river will cause damage to fences and crops. No significant structural damage is likely. The river remains 5 ft below the I-Beams supporting the FM 104 highway bridge.
21 Flooding of ranch and farm land may cause damage to fences and a few crops in the flood plain.
19 Minor flooding of ranch and farm land occurs.
17 Farm and ranch land along the river will begin flooding. Minor damage to fences and a few crops is possible.
13 The river is slightly out of banks and could threaten fences or other equipment in the flood plain.
12 The river is out of it's lowest banks.
5 River is near zero flow.
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Latitude: 34.227500° N, Longitude: 100.073333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 1492.98 ft 1505.98 ft 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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