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Big Hole River near Wise River Stage (ft)Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:00AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:30AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:15PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:45PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:00PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 5.27 ft at 6:45AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2022Highest Observation: 5.99 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:45PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:45AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:15AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:45AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:15PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45PM Jan 21, 2022Highest Observation: 5.99 ft at 6:15PM Jan 21, 2022Highest Observation: 5.99 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 5.66 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:45PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.86 ft at 9:00PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:15PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:45PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:15AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 5.81 ft at 1:45AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:15AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 3.84 ft at 3:45AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:00AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:15AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:45AM Jan 22, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWSVM8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:08PM Jan 22, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.13 ft at 4:45 AM MST 22-Jan-2022.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Big Hole River near Wise River. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Historic Crests
(1) 7.14 ft on 06/11/2011
(2) 6.87 ft on 06/19/2020
(3) 6.85 ft on 06/18/2010
(4) 6.76 ft on 04/20/1980
(5) 6.44 ft on 06/10/1981
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.87 ft on 06/19/2020
(2) 5.89 ft on 04/28/2012
(3) 7.14 ft on 06/11/2011
(4) 6.85 ft on 06/18/2010
(5) 3.42 ft on 08/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Latitude: 45.851111° N, Longitude: 113.068333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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