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Salt River at 51st Ave-Phoenix Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 3.01 ft 4:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 2.72 ft 5:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 2.47 ft 6:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 2.23 ft 7:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00AM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 4:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 5:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 6:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 7:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00PM Nov 21, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 4:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 5:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 6:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 7:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00AM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 4:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 5:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 6:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 7:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00PM Nov 22, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 4:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 5:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 6:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 7:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00AM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 4:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 5:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 6:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 7:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 9:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 10:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 11:00PM Nov 23, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 12:00AM Nov 24, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 1:00AM Nov 24, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM Nov 24, 2019Forecast: 0 ft 3:00AM Nov 24, 2019Maricopa County Flood Control DistrictSFFA3(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (3:18AM Nov 21, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 2:00PM Nov 20)Latest observed value: 1.8 ft at 12:00 AM MST 21-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Salt River at 51st Ave-Phoenix are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.30 ft on 02/12/2005
(2) 6.77 ft on 02/15/2003
(3) 5.82 ft on 03/05/2004
(4) 3.12 ft on 08/12/2006

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.12 ft on 08/12/2006
(2) 14.30 ft on 02/12/2005
(3) 5.82 ft on 03/05/2004
(4) 6.77 ft on 02/15/2003

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.20 ft on 01/01/2004
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27 Flooding of the entire area in the vicinity of the gage occurs. Water overflows the bridge.
24 Major flooding begins.
20 Flow reaches the bottom of the bridge. Mining and some industrial areas are affected.
18 Flood stage is reached.
16 Minor overflow occurs towards the industrial area along the north bank.
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Latitude: 33.404357° N, Longitude: 112.168729° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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 1050 ft 1068 ft  
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