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Jordan River near 5th North Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesJORU1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (6:51PM Feb 26, 2021)Flood Stage is 7.6 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Jordan River near 5th North are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8.8
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.3
Flood Stage: 7.6
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.20 ft on 05/01/1984

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.20 ft on 05/01/1984

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 9,999.00 ft on 09/02/1995
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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1000 At 8.8 ft (1000 cfs), the Jordan River is expected to flood most areas along the river bank as it flows through Salt Lake City and North Salt Lake. Structures, roads and fields will be heavily innundated with flood damage.
900 At 8.3 ft (900 cfs), numerous areas throughout Salt Lake City and North Salt Lake are expected to receive heavy flood damage. Structures, roads and selected fields will be innundated.
800 At 7.6 ft (800 cfs), the Jordan River will approach flood flow. Persons in or near the Jordan River in Salt Lake county and North Salt Lake should take precautions to ensure their safety and attempt to protect any property along the river.
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Latitude: 40.464900° N, Longitude: 111.561600° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.6 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 4212.8 ft 4220.4 ft  
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