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Rio Grande at Candelaria Crossing Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:00PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Observation: 7.81 ft at 11:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:45PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Observation: 7.81 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 5:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 7:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2018Highest Observation: 7.81 ft at 9:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2018Highest Observation: 7.81 ft at 12:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 2:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 3:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 11:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 2:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 11:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 12:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 12:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 2:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 2:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 2:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 4:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 8:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 10:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:15PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:45PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 2:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 2:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 4:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 7:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 7:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 8:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 8:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 8:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 9:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 10:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 11:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:15AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 11:45AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.75 ft at 12:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.72 ft at 1:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 2:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 2:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 4:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.73 ft at 5:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 5:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:15PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:45PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:15PM Jan 22, 2018IBWC-International Boundary & Water CommissionCDET2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:00PM Jan 22, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.77 ft at 9:15 PM CST 22-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 8.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 12 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Rio Grande at Candelaria Crossing 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: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8.5
Action Stage: 8.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.90 ft on 01/15/2017
(2) 14.86 ft on 08/25/2017
(3) 13.35 ft on 09/21/1990
(4) 13.25 ft on 08/31/1935
(5) 12.93 ft on 06/25/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.66 ft on 10/06/2017
(2) 8.50 ft on 09/27/2017
(3) 8.51 ft on 09/27/2017
(4) 8.50 ft on 09/27/2017
(5) 8.51 ft on 09/27/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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13 the river reaches major flood stage, and approaches record levels. Flooding of FM 170 is imminent. Homes in Candelaria will likely begin flood, especially those on the south side of the road.
12 the river continues to flood low areas oF FM 170. The river will likely begin to affect homes on the west side of the roadway. Livestock and machinery along the river will be impacted.
10 the river reaches moderate flood stage, flooding some sections of FM 170. Water levels in the flood plain may begin to affect homes between the road and the river. The roadway to the foot bridge may be inundated. Livestock and machinery may need to be moved as time and conditions permit.
8.5 the river reaches minor flood stage, possibly resulting in flooding of FM 170 in low areas. Homes in Candelaria are not expected to be affected. Farmers and ranchers need to remain alert to the weather and river conditions as livestock and machinery may need to be moved to higher ground.
7.5 the river reaches bankfull, and no significant damage is expected.
Photos
(1) Upper staff gage
(2) Lower staff gage
(3) Gage house & cable car
(4) Gage house & cable car
(5) Cable car
(6) Rio Grande,looking upstream from Candelaria
(7) Rio Grande,looking upstream from Candelaria
(8) Rio Grande, looking downstream from Candelaria
(9) Rio Grande, looking downstream from Candelaria
(10) Gage house & cable car
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Latitude: 30.175000° N, Longitude: 104.686111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8.5 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 2880.0 ft 2888.5 ft 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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