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Arkansas River at Salida Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45AM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:45PM Nov 18, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:46AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:01AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:16AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45AM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:46PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:01PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:16PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45PM Nov 19, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:46AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:01AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:16AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:47PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:02PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:17PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2019Colorado Division of Water ResourcesSALC2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:19AM Nov 21, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.17 ft at 4:15 AM MST 21-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 8 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 Salida 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: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 7.43 ft on 06/18/2015
(2) 6.97 ft on 06/06/2010
(3) 6.52 ft on 06/20/2008
(4) 6.37 ft on 06/04/2014
(5) 6.28 ft on 07/10/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.43 ft on 06/18/2015
(2) 6.37 ft on 06/04/2014
(3) 6.28 ft on 07/10/2011
(4) 6.97 ft on 06/06/2010
(5) 5.79 ft on 06/27/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.20 ft on 01/01/1997
(2) 2.50 ft on 09/28/2018

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13.5 Major Flood. Flood waters are street level at F Street Bridge
10 Major Flood. Water threatens homes along the river
9.5 Moderate Flood. Water begins to flood residential properties in low lying areas upstream of F Street Bridge.
9 Moderate Flood. Waters rise into buildings at F Street Bridge.
8.5 Minor Flood. Water reaches base of F Street Bridge.
8 Minor Flood. Water reaches lowest railroad tracks west of F Street Bridge.
7.5 Action Stage. Water rises over low spots in path under Highway 291 Bridge.
6 Action Stage. Water rises over the road into a farm near the confluence with the South Fork of the Arkansas River.
5.5 The river is bankfull.
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Latitude: 38.545833° N, Longitude: 106.010000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 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 7050.45 ft 7059.45 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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