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Stockade Beaver Creek near Newcastle Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBCNW4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:23AM Oct 21, 2020)Flood Stage is 12.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Stockade Beaver Creek near Newcastle. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12.5
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.44 ft on 07/17/1993
(2) 9.41 ft on 03/13/1996
(3) 9.41 ft on 08/12/2005
(4) 9.35 ft on 06/01/1991
(5) 8.89 ft on 08/05/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.77 ft on 03/21/2019
(2) 0.00 ft on 07/22/2018
(3) 7.49 ft on 08/02/2017
(4) 7.70 ft on 01/06/2017
(5) 7.24 ft on 07/31/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.02 ft on 05/21/1992

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16 Major Flood Stage. Widespread flooding occurs. Several rural roads are flooded.
14 Moderate Flood Stage. Rural roads along Stockade Beaver Creek are flooding.
12.5 Minor Flood Stage. Minor flooding of agricultural land along the creek.
10 Action Stage. Stockade Beave Creek is bankfull.
(1) USGS rivergage equipment
(2) Looking downstream from Salt Creek Road
(3) Looking upstream from Salt Creek Road
(4) Stockade Beaver Creek upstream of Salt Creek Road
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Latitude: 43.858889° N, Longitude: 104.106667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12.5 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 4460 ft 4472.5 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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