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Tyson Wash at Quartzsite Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)TYSA3(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (1:33AM May 19, 2022)Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tyson Wash at Quartzsite. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 2
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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13.3 Low cord of Main Street Bridge in Quartzsite.
11.7 100-year (one percent) flood. Widespread inundation throughout Quartzsite.
11.5 Major Flood Stage. Major flooding begins to impact RV parks and other properties along banks of Tyson Wash.
11 Moderate Flood Stage. Water begins to inundate portions of Holiday Palm RV Park and other susceptible properties along banks of Tyson Wash.
10.9 Low point along left bank (west side) Tyson Wash in Quartzsite just upstream of Main Street Bridge.
10.1 50-year flood.
10 Low lying areas adjacent to Tyson Wash inundated.
7.5 10-Year Flood
2 Action Stage. Low water crossings flooded along Tyson Wash.
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Latitude: 33.666026° N, Longitude: 114.221371° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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