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Belle Fourche River near Fruitdale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:46PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:01PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:16PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:46AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 2:01AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:16AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:46AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:01AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:16AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:46PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:01PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:16PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 1:46AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:01AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:16AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 5:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 6:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 6:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 7:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 7:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 7:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 8:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 8:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 8:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 9:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 9:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 9:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:01AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:15AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:16AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:31AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 10:45AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:30AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 1.46 ft at 11:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 12:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 2:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 3:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:01PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:16PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:31PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 8:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:15AM Oct 26, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRUS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:37AM Oct 26, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.44 ft at 12:15 AM MDT 26-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Belle Fourche River near Fruitdale. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.32 ft on 05/20/1982
(2) 14.09 ft on 05/10/1995
(3) 13.84 ft on 05/24/2011
(4) 13.18 ft on 06/15/1976
(5) 12.95 ft on 06/06/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.20 ft on 05/22/2019
(2) 8.19 ft on 06/30/2018
(3) 1.93 ft on 10/06/2016
(4) 3.92 ft on 08/07/2016
(5) 6.17 ft on 01/07/2016
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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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24 Water reaches bottom of Hwy 212 bridge.
14 Major Flood Stage. Major agricultural flooding occurs and some secondary roads impassable.
13 Moderate Flood Stage. Moderate agricultural flooding occurs with some secondary roads flooded.
12 Minor Flood Stage. Lowland agricultural flooding.
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(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Another view downstream
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Latitude: 44.690833° N, Longitude: 103.737222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 2928.09 2940.09 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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