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Rio Grande at Alamosa Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 10:15AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 10:30AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 10:45AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 11:15AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 11:30AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 11:45AM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 12:15PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 12:30PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 12:45PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 1:15PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 1:30PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 1:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2019Highest Observation: 2.72 ft at 2:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:31PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:46PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:01PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 4:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 8:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 8:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:15PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:30PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:45PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:31AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:46AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:01AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.44 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.44 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:31PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:46PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:01PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:31AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:46AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:01AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:46PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:01PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:16PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:15PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:45PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:46AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:01AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:16AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:45AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:15AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2019Colorado Division of Water ResourcesALAC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:48AM Sep 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.36 ft at 8:30 AM MDT 16-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Rio Grande at Alamosa are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.62 ft on 06/20/1949
(2) 9.97 ft on 05/23/1948
(3) 9.87 ft on 06/05/1948
(4) 9.32 ft on 05/18/1944
(5) 8.84 ft on 07/03/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.54 ft on 09/29/2013
(2) 5.17 ft on 03/28/2012
(3) 5.13 ft on 05/09/2009
(4) 6.45 ft on 06/05/2008
(5) 7.19 ft on 05/25/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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15 Major flooding. Flood waters move across Stadium Drive and into homes near Adams State College
14.5 Major flooding. Flood waters move into homes along Lakewood and Riverwood Drives in northeast Alamosa
14 Major flooding. Flood waters inundate apartments along River Drive in northeast Alamosa
13.5 Major flooding. Water reaches base of Highway 160 Bridge and spills into homes and park near the bridge
13 Major flooding. Water reaches base of State Avenue Bridge.
11.5 Moderate flooding. Water overtops low spots in levee protecting Alamosa and begins to flow into Cattails Golf Course and nearby homes
11 Moderate flooding. Moderate agricultural flooding. Water begins to overtop low spots in levee protecting Alamosa.
9 Minor flooding. Minor agricultural flooding in low lying areas along the river
7 Action Stage. The river is bankfull along portions of the reach from 8 miles upstream to 1 mile downstream.
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Latitude: 37.480833° N, Longitude: 105.878056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 7532.66 ft 7541.66 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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