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Beaver Creek (SD) near Buffalo Gap Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:01PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:16PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:31PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:01AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:16AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:31AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:16AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:31AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:46AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:16AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:31AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:46AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:16AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:31AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:46AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00PM May 30, 2020Highest Observation: 4.31 ft at 1:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:16PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:31PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:46PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:16AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:31AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 10:46AM May 31, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBEAS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:53AM May 31, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.96 ft at 10:46 AM MDT 31-May-2020. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Beaver Creek (SD) near Buffalo Gap. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.46 ft on 09/04/1938
(2) 8.38 ft on 07/14/1966
(3) 8.36 ft on 06/07/1963
(4) 8.21 ft on 05/24/2010
(5) 8.02 ft on 03/12/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.02 ft on 03/12/2019
(2) 5.69 ft on 06/20/2018
(3) 7.68 ft on 03/05/2018
(4) 4.67 ft on 12/30/2016
(5) 5.18 ft on 12/28/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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10 Major flood stage. Extensive flooding of agricultural land and several roads are inundated.
8.5 Moderate Flood Stage. Beaver Creek Rd at Beaver Creek becomes impassable.
7.5 Minor Flood Stage. Water begins to flow over Beaver Creek Rd (Fall River Co Rd 416D).
6 Action Stage. Lowland flooding begins along the creek.
Photos
(1) View of Beaver Creek upstream from gage
(2) View of Beaver Creek downstream from gage
(3) Beaver Creek upstream from Beaver Creek Cutoff Road
(4) Culvert under Beaver Creek Cutoff on Beaver Creek
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Latitude: 43.466650° N, Longitude: 103.306031° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 3151.87 3159.37 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 Not Available Not Available  

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