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Rapid Creek near Farmingdale Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:46AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:01AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:16AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 6:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:15AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:30AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:45AM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 12:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:46PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:01PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:16PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 3:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 3:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:15PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:30PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:45PM Sep 18, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 2:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:46AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:01AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:16AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:15AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:30AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:00AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:15AM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 11:30AM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 11:45AM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 12:00PM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 12:15PM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 12:30PM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 12:45PM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 1:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:15PM Sep 19, 2020Highest Observation: 6.3 ft at 1:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.29 ft at 5:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 6:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.28 ft at 7:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:01PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:16PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:31PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:15PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:30PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:45PM Sep 19, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:01AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:16AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:31AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:15AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:30AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:45AM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 2:01PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 2:16PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 2:31PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.17 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.15 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2020Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2020Observed: 6.11 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFARS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:23AM Sep 21, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.11 ft at 1:45 AM MDT 21-Sep-2020. 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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Upstream Gauge - above Water Reclamation Facility near Rapid City Upstream Gauge
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) 12.52 ft on 05/29/2019
(2) 11.43 ft on 06/24/2018
(3) 8.43 ft on 08/15/2017
(4) 7.77 ft on 07/04/2016
(5) 12.60 ft on 06/18/2015
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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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