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Arkansas River at Canon City Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 5.92 ft at 11:30PM Feb 20, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 11:45PM Feb 20, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 1:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 1:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 1:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 1:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 3:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 3:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:00AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:15AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:30AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45AM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 1:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 1:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 7:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 7:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 9:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 9:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:00PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:15PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:30PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:45PM Feb 21, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:00AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:15AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:30AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:45AM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 7:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 7:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:00PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:15PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:30PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:45PM Feb 22, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:46AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:01AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:16AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 4:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 10:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 10:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:45AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:00AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:15AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:30AM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:45AM Feb 23, 2020Highest Observation: 5.99 ft at 12:00PM Feb 23, 2020Highest Observation: 5.99 ft at 12:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 12:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.98 ft at 12:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:46PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:01PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:16PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 3:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 5:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:15PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:30PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:45PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:00PM Feb 23, 2020Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:15PM Feb 23, 2020Colorado Division of Water ResourcesCNCC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:18PM Feb 23, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.95 ft at 10:15 PM MST 23-Feb-2020. Flood Stage is 10 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 Arkansas River at Canon City 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: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.90 ft on 06/18/1995
(2) 10.42 ft on 06/21/2015
(3) 10.08 ft on 06/27/1983
(4) 10.05 ft on 06/12/1980
(5) 9.80 ft on 06/07/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.27 ft on 06/20/2017
(2) 10.42 ft on 06/21/2015
(3) 9.00 ft on 07/02/2011
(4) 9.80 ft on 06/07/2010
(5) 9.39 ft on 06/20/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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23 Flood waters roll over top of 1st Street Bridge
18.5 Flood waters reach base of 1st Street Bridge and inundate nearby homes and businesses
18 Flood waters inundate numerous homes and power plant in western Canon City
16 Water reaches base of 9th Street Bridge and flows into nearby oil distribution complex
15.5 Water rises into Royal Gorge Train Depot parking lot
15 Flood waters inundate homes and businesses near 4th Street Bridge
14.5 Water overtops levee along Riverside Drive flooding nearby homes and businesses
14 Major Flood. Basements flood in homes near 9th Street Bridge
13.5 Water spills into Centennial Park near 4th Street Bridge
12 Moderate Flood. Serious lowland and meadow flooding occurs
10 Minor flood. Minor overbank flow occurs into low lying areas along river. Water overtops screens at Canon City water supply intake
8 The river is bankfull
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Latitude: 38.433889° N, Longitude: 105.256667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 5342.13 ft 5351.13 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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