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Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City River Discharge (cfs)Stage (ft)Observed: 13 cfs at 9:59PM Feb 29, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:00PM Feb 29, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:59PM Feb 29, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:00PM Feb 29, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:59PM Feb 29, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:59AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:59AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:59AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:59AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:59AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:59AM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 1:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 2:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 3:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 4:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 5:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:59PM Mar 01, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:59PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:59PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:59PM Mar 01, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 5:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 6:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 7:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 8:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 9:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 10:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:00AM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 11:59AM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 12:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 1:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 2:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 3:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 4:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 5:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 6:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 7:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:00PM Mar 02, 2024Highest Observation: 14 cfs at 8:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:00PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:00PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:00PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:59PM Mar 02, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:00AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 9:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 10:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 11:59AM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 12:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 1:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 2:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 3:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 4:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 5:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 6:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 7:59PM Mar 03, 2024Observed: 13 cfs at 8:59PM Mar 03, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 03, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 03, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 04, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 05, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 06, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 07, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 08, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 2:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00PM Mar 09, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 1:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 3:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 4:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 5:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 6:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 7:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 8:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 9:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 10:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 11:00AM Mar 10, 2024Highest Forecast: 13 cfs 12:00PM Mar 10, 2024LCTU1(plotting QRIRR) Graph Created (9:09PM Mar 3, 2024)ObservedForecast (issued 9:00AM Mar 3)Latest observed value: 13 cfs at 8:59 PM MST 3-Mar-2024. Flood Flow is 0.8 kcfs
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on unobstructed flow

NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City are issued routinely year-round.

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Historic Crests
(1) 1,260 cfs on 09/26/1982
(2) 800 cfs on 08/19/1983
(3) 705 cfs on 06/08/1912
(4) 698 cfs on 05/30/2005
(5) 672 cfs on 06/11/1921
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 623 cfs on 06/20/2009
(2) 668 cfs on 06/05/2008
(3) 562 cfs on 07/26/2007
(4) 651 cfs on 05/30/2006
(5) 698 cfs on 05/30/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4 cfs on 01/10/1934
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953 Major flooding is forecast for Murray Park and structures adjacent to the park. Ponding is anticipated to impact State St. near the park and traffic will be affected in the northbound lanes. Any structure adjacent to Little Cottonwood Creek is in danger of structural damage due to the high flows. Damage at the early stages of the flood will take the shape of extensive bank erosion leading to structural damage. Areas near the Willows condos, Wheeler Farm, and all structures lining the banks are at risk.
901 Moderate flooding is forecast for Murray Park, and structures adjacent to the park. Additionally, flooding will occur on State St. in the northbound lanes at the park. Any structure lining Little Cottonwood Creek in the town of Murray is at risk for flood damage. These areas include the Willows condominiums, Wheeler Farm, and areas upstream from Murray Park.
799 Minor flooding is expected at Murray Park, and buildings adjacent to the park. Flooding and ponding of water is anticipated on State St. in the northbound lanes. Structures in Murray just upstream and downstream of Murray Park along Little Cottonwood Creek can expect extensive erosion, and most likely structural damage. These areas include the Willows condominiums, Wheeler Farm, and structures built on Little Cottonwood Creek from the mouth of the canyon to the confluence of the Jordan River.
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Latitude: 40.577778° N, Longitude: 111.797222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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