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Clark Fork River near Plains Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 8:30AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 8:45AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 9:00AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 9:15AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 9:30AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 9:45AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 10:00AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 10:15AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 10:30AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 10:45AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 11:00AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 11:15AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 11:30AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 11:45AM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 12:00PM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 12:15PM Mar 27, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 12:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:45PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30AM Mar 28, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 6:45AM Mar 28, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 7:00AM Mar 28, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 7:15AM Mar 28, 2020Highest Observation: 4.45 ft at 7:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:45AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:45PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45AM Mar 30, 2020Forecast: 4.6 ft 12:00PM Mar 30, 2020Forecast: 4.65 ft 6:00PM Mar 30, 2020Forecast: 4.68 ft 12:00AM Mar 31, 2020Forecast: 4.71 ft 6:00AM Mar 31, 2020Forecast: 4.74 ft 12:00PM Mar 31, 2020Forecast: 4.75 ft 6:00PM Mar 31, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.76 ft 12:00AM Apr 01, 2020Forecast: 4.75 ft 6:00AM Apr 01, 2020Forecast: 4.7 ft 12:00PM Apr 01, 2020Forecast: 4.59 ft 6:00PM Apr 01, 2020Forecast: 4.45 ft 12:00AM Apr 02, 2020Forecast: 4.33 ft 6:00AM Apr 02, 2020Forecast: 4.24 ft 12:00PM Apr 02, 2020Forecast: 4.19 ft 6:00PM Apr 02, 2020Forecast: 4.15 ft 12:00AM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 4.13 ft 6:00AM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 4.11 ft 12:00PM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 4.1 ft 6:00PM Apr 03, 2020Forecast: 4.09 ft 12:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 4.08 ft 6:00AM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 4.07 ft 12:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 4.07 ft 6:00PM Apr 04, 2020Forecast: 4.06 ft 12:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 4.06 ft 6:00AM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 4.05 ft 12:00PM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 4.05 ft 6:00PM Apr 05, 2020Forecast: 4.04 ft 12:00AM Apr 06, 2020Forecast: 4.04 ft 6:00AM Apr 06, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPLNM8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:15AM Mar 30, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 5:13PM Mar 29)Latest observed value: 4.44 ft at 7:45 AM MDT 30-Mar-2020. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Clark Fork River near Plains are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.17 ft on 06/05/1948
(2) 18.41 ft on 05/28/1928
(3) 18.00 ft on 06/17/1933
(4) 17.94 ft on 06/05/1913
(5) 17.90 ft on 07/02/1916
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.52 ft on 05/29/2014
(2) 16.53 ft on 06/10/2011
(3) 14.62 ft on 06/04/2002
(4) 17.12 ft on 05/19/1997
(5) 16.35 ft on 06/22/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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18 Flooding affects low lying areas ajacent to the river including county roads and possibly areas in Plains west of Montana Rail Link. Floodwaters also threaten Highway 200 west of Plains and Highway 200 west of Paradise.
16 Flooding affects county roads and low lying areas adjacent to the river.
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Latitude: 47.429722° N, Longitude: 114.855000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 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 2449.11 ft 2465.11 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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