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Rapid Creek near Farmingdale Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:31AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:46AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:01AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:31PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:46PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:01PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:31AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:46AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:01AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:31AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:46AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:01AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:31PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:46PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:01PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:31AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:46AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:01AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:31PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:46PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:01PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:31AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:46AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:01AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2021Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2021Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2021Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2021Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2021Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFARS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:23AM Oct 20, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.3 ft at 8:45 AM MDT 20-Oct-2021. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Rapid Creek near Farmingdale. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11.5
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.69 ft on 05/24/2010
(2) 12.60 ft on 06/18/2015
(3) 12.52 ft on 05/29/2019
(4) 11.85 ft on 06/10/1972
(5) 11.43 ft on 06/24/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.85 ft on 06/05/2020
(2) 12.52 ft on 05/29/2019
(3) 11.43 ft on 06/24/2018
(4) 8.43 ft on 08/15/2017
(5) 7.77 ft on 07/04/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.00 ft on 07/03/2007
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18.2 Top of bridge.
12 Major Flood Stage. Record flooding, greater than 1972 flood.
11.5 Moderate Flood Stage.
11 Minor Flood Stage. Flooding of agricultural land and water will begin to overflow Farmingdale/Folsom Road.
10 Bankfull. Right bank subject to overflow.
9 Action Stage. Water begins to flood low-lying areas along the creek.
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(1) Gage site
(2) Looking upstream
(3) Looking downstream
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Latitude: 43.941944° N, Longitude: 102.853333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 2699.74 2710.74 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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Rapid City, SD 57701-3800
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