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Clear Creek (San Benito Co.) near Idria Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesIDAC1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:45AM May 24, 2022)
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Clear Creek (San Benito Co.) near Idria. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10.6
Action Stage: 8.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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14 Major Flooding. San Benito River flooding downstream, and Clear Creek is 4 feet above local flood stage. Widespread erosion and wash-out of Clear Creek Road.
12 Moderate Flooding. Clear Creek Road is heavily flooded at the gaging site, with more intense flooding possible downstream. Clear Creek Road and adjacent hillsides highly unstable and prone to erosion, with complete wash-out possible. NWS will issue a Flash Flood Warning, if not yet already issued.
10.61 Minor Flooding. Water has reached Clear Creek Road, and access to Clear Creek Road downstream is likely flooded and impassable. NWS will issue an Urban/Small Stream Advisory, if not yet already issued.
8.5 Monitor Stage. Approximately 2 feet below Clear Creek Road elevation. NWS may issue a Flash Flood Watch, if not yet already issued.
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Latitude: 36.360794° N, Longitude: 120.760732° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.6 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 2570 ft 2580.6 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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