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Centennial Wash near Wenden Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 24, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 25, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 27, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00AM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 10:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 11:00PM Feb 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 12:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 1:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 2:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 3:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 4:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 5:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 6:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 7:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 8:00AM Feb 29, 2024Highest Forecast: 0.02 ft 9:00AM Feb 29, 2024CWWA3(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (4:33AM Feb 23, 2024)Forecast (issued 8:00AM Feb 22)Flood Stage is 4 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Centennial Wash near Wenden are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 7.82 ft on 10/22/2000
(2) 7.02 ft on 09/09/2014
(3) 6.85 ft on 01/22/2010
(4) 4.68 ft on 08/25/2008
(5) 4.52 ft on 08/25/2013
(6) 3.92 ft on 08/30/2000
(7) 3.50 ft on 07/14/2012
(8) 3.50 ft on 10/22/2004
(9) 3.40 ft on 08/13/2006

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
Currently none available.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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7.82 Peak stage reached during flood of October 11 2000. Extensive flooding in Wenden and surrounding areas. Numerous homes and structures flooded, roads closed, and evacuations took place during this historic flood event. Water estimated to be close to 8 feet deep near Pioneer Community Park on south side of town. Water approaching bottom of US 60 Highway Bridge.
7.02 Peak stage reached during flood of September 9 2014.
6.85 Peak stage reached during flood of January 22 2012.
6 Major Flood Stage. Flooding of Wenden. Extensive channel breakouts. Structures flooded on both north and south side of town. Water several feet deep near Pioneer Community Park on south side of town.
5 Moderate Flood Stage. North side of Wenden flooded. McMullen Valley Fire District Station isolated by water. South side of town needs to be monitored closely for flood waters to overtop or compromise county-built berm. Structures flooded.
4 Minor Flood Stage. Water breaks out of channel and begins to inundate low lying areas and roads of Wenden. Bankfull conditions reached along portions of wash.
3.5 Action Stage. At this river stage there is the potential for channel breakouts to begin along Centennial Wash near Wenden. Water several feet deep at Centennial Park Road low water drip crossing.
2 Alarm Stage. Centennial Park Road low water dip crossing closed.
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Latitude: 33.824167° N, Longitude: 113.533333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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