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Purgatoire River at Trinidad Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:45AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:15AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:45AM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:17PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:32PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:47PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 2:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 3:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 11:15PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 11:45PM Nov 22, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 12:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:16AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:31AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:46AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 2:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 2:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 4:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 7:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:16PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:31PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:46PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:31AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:46AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:01AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 1:31PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 1:46PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 2:01PM Nov 24, 2020Highest Observation: 0.49 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:32AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 1:47AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:02AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2020Colorado Division of Water ResourcesPTRC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:33AM Nov 25, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.38 ft at 6:15 AM MST 25-Nov-2020. Flood Stage is 11 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 Purgatoire River at Trinidad 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: 12
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 5.03 ft on 08/02/1999
(2) 4.68 ft on 08/12/2004
(3) 4.60 ft on 07/05/2015 (P)
(4) 4.48 ft on 07/26/2005
(5) 4.15 ft on 09/17/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.60 ft on 07/05/2015 (P)
(2) 4.15 ft on 09/17/2014
(3) 3.91 ft on 07/16/2013
(4) 3.87 ft on 10/11/2009
(5) 3.88 ft on 09/03/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.06 ft on 01/15/2010

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18 Flood waters reach the base of the railroad bridge downstream of Commercial Street
15 Flood waters inundate the parking lot of the Colorado Welcome Center on Nevada Street
13 Major flooding occurs in downtown Trinidad. Homes and businesses are flooded
12.5 Water threatens apartments and businesses near the Commercial Street Bridge
12 Water threatens businesses on Nevada Avenue
11.5 Water flows into the parking lots of the McDonalds and Taco Bell restaurants
11 Water reaches the railroad tracks near the Amtrak station
10.5 Water reaches the base of the Commercial Street Bridge
10 The river is bankfull. Minor overbank flow into low spots along the river occurs
9.5 Water reaches the bike path in the park across from International Bank
5 Water flows over the bike path under the Commercial Street Bridge
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Latitude: 37.172500° N, Longitude: 104.507500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 5992.09 ft 6003.09 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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