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City Creek near Salt Lake City Stage (ft)Salt Lake County Flood ControlCCSU1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (11:51AM Aug 14, 2020)Flood Stage is 3.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the City Creek near Salt Lake City are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 4.8
Moderate Flood Stage: 3.8
Flood Stage: 3.5
Action Stage: 3.3
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 5.00 ft on 06/01/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1.20 ft on 05/11/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 10/09/1933
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4.8 At 4.8 ft and 330 cfs, major flooding will occur along North Temple near 2nd West and areas west. Additionally, 2nd South will receive major flooding in the form of ponding throughout the area.
3.8 At 3.8 ft and 145 cfs, moderate flooding will occur to areas near North Temple and 3rd and 4th West. Upwelling water will pond in these areas and move into regions near 2nd South.
3.5 At 3.5 ft and 103 cfs, minor flooding will occur to areas near North Temple and 4th West. Water will upwell from underground culverts along this area through manhole covers.
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Latitude: 40.792500° N, Longitude: 111.876389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 3.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 4545 ft 4548.5 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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2242 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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