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Belle Fourche River at Wyoming-South Dakota State Line Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:15AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.64 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.64 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.64 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2022Highest Observation: 3.71 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2022Highest Observation: 3.71 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBWSW4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:53AM Nov 26, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.67 ft at 8:15 AM MST 26-Nov-2022. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. The stages/flows that will occur may be different if future rainfall is different than forecast.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Belle Fourche River at Wyoming-South Dakota State Line are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.33 ft on 05/10/1995
(2) 16.06 ft on 05/23/2011
(3) 15.98 ft on 06/06/2008
(4) 15.74 ft on 03/07/2014
(5) 15.59 ft on 06/18/1962
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.81 ft on 07/14/2021
(2) 5.29 ft on 03/08/2021
(3) 10.40 ft on 03/11/2020
(4) 14.66 ft on 05/22/2019
(5) 7.55 ft on 06/28/2018
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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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18 Major Flood Stage. Extensive flooding along the Belle Fourche River with inundation of structures and roads in Belle Fourche.
16.2 Houses along the Belle Fourche River in Butte County may begin to flood.
16 Moderate flooding of agricultural land. Some inundation of structures and roads along the Belle Fourche River are possible.
15 Minor flooding of low-lying areas.
13 Action stage. Flooding of low lying areas along the river.
Photos
(1) Looking downstream toward USGS rivergage.
(2) USGS rivergage, looking downstream in July 2008. Gage height 4.4 ft, flow about 140 cfs.
(3) USGS rivergage, looking southwest in July 2008.
(4) Looking upstream (west) from the USGS rivergage in July 2008. Gage height 4.4 ft, flow about 140 cfs
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Latitude: 44.748874° N, Longitude: 104.051602° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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Elevation information source
NAVD88 3096.51 3111.51 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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