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Arkansas River at Nepesta Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 12.52 ft at 2:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 3:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 3:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 5:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 5:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 6:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 6:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 7:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 8:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 8:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:47AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 11:00AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 11:02AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 11:15AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 11:17AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 11:30AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 11:32AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 11:45AM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 12:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 12:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 1:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 2:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 4:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 4:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 4:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 4:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 5:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 5:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 5:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 5:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 6:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 6:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 6:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 6:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 7:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 8:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 8:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:47PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:00PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:02PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:15PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:17PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:30PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:32PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 11:45PM Aug 12, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 12:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 12:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 1:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 1:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 1:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 3:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 3:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 3:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 4:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 4:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 4:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 5:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 5:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 6:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 6:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 6:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 7:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 7:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 7:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 7:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 8:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 8:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 8:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 8:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 9:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 9:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 9:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 9:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 10:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 10:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 10:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 10:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:00AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:01AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:15AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:16AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:30AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:31AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 11:45AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 11:46AM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 12:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 12:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 12:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.51 ft at 12:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 1:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 1:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 1:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 1:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 2:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 2:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 4:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 4:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 4:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 4:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.52 ft at 6:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 6:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 6:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 6:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.54 ft at 7:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.54 ft at 7:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.55 ft at 7:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.56 ft at 7:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.56 ft at 8:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.58 ft at 8:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.59 ft at 8:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.59 ft at 8:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.59 ft at 9:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.6 ft at 9:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.61 ft at 9:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.62 ft at 9:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.63 ft at 10:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.64 ft at 10:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.65 ft at 10:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.66 ft at 10:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 11:00PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.67 ft at 11:02PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:15PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:17PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 11:30PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 11:32PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 11:45PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.71 ft at 11:47PM Aug 13, 2020Observed: 12.72 ft at 12:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.73 ft at 12:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 12:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 12:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 1:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 1:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 1:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 1:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 2:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.74 ft at 2:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.75 ft at 2:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 3:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 4:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.77 ft at 4:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 4:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 4:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 5:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 5:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 5:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 5:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 6:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 6:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 6:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 7:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 7:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 7:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 8:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 8:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 8:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 8:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 9:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 9:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 9:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 9:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 10:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 10:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 10:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 10:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:00AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:01AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:15AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:16AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:30AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:31AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:45AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:46AM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 12:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 12:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 12:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 1:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 1:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:30PM Aug 14, 2020Highest Observation: 12.83 ft at 2:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 3:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 3:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 4:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 4:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 4:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 5:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 5:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 5:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.81 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 7:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 8:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 8:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 8:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 9:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 9:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 10:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 10:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 10:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:01PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:15PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:16PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 11:30PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 11:31PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:45PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:46PM Aug 14, 2020Observed: 12.8 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2020Observed: 12.79 ft at 12:15AM Aug 15, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 12:30AM Aug 15, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 12:45AM Aug 15, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 1:00AM Aug 15, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 1:15AM Aug 15, 2020Colorado Division of Water ResourcesNPTC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:34AM Aug 15, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 12.78 ft at 1:15 AM MDT 15-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 16.5 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 18 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Nepesta 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: 18.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 17.5
Flood Stage: 16.5
Action Stage: 15.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.86 ft on 05/21/2015
(2) 15.62 ft on 09/14/2013
(3) 15.52 ft on 08/26/2006
(4) 15.29 ft on 06/09/2010
(5) 15.04 ft on 09/16/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.86 ft on 05/21/2015
(2) 15.62 ft on 09/14/2013
(3) 15.04 ft on 09/16/2011
(4) 15.29 ft on 06/09/2010
(5) 15.52 ft on 08/26/2006

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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20 Major flood. Homes and roads along the river are flooded.
19.5 Major Flood. Water enters the Fowler area.
19 Major Flood. Water impacts homes near Nepesta. The flood plain is inundated..
18.5 Major Flood. Waters spill over Nepesta Road near the Nepesta Road Bridge. Major flooding of agricultural lands around Nepesta occurs. The river is entirely out of its channel.
18 Moderate Flood. Agricultural lands near Nepesta flood and the Oxford Ditch works may be damaged.
17.5 Moderate Flood. Agricultural lands near Nepesta flood.
16.5 Minor Flood. Agricultural lands near Nepesta are flooded.
15.5 Action Stage. Low-lying wetlands are flooded.
14.5 The river is bankfull. Low lying wetland areas along the channel begin to flood.
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Latitude: 38.178889° N, Longitude: 104.138889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16.5 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 4355.00 ft 4371.50 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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