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Bear Butte Creek near Galena Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:00PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:15AM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 1:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:15AM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 10:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:45AM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 11:15AM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 11:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 2:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 2:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 3:15PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 3:30PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 3:45PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 4:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft 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2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30PM Feb 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7:00AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:45AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:45AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:15AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:45AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45AM Feb 28, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 12:00PM Feb 28, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 12:15PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM Feb 28, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 1:00PM Feb 28, 2021Highest Observation: 3.67 ft at 1:15PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:45PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:15PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45PM Feb 28, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGLNS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:08PM Feb 28, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.66 ft at 4:45 PM MST 28-Feb-2021. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Bear Butte Creek near Galena. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.34 ft on 05/08/1995
(2) 7.70 ft on 06/05/1991
(3) 7.58 ft on 07/04/2019
(4) 7.34 ft on 04/06/1997
(5) 6.09 ft on 06/01/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.58 ft on 07/04/2019
(2) 5.32 ft on 05/29/2018
(3) 4.25 ft on 06/11/2017
(4) 4.53 ft on 07/18/2016
(5) 5.14 ft on 02/24/2016
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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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11 Major Flood Stage. Extensive flooding around Galena with inundation of structures and roads.
8.5 Moderate Flood Stage. Flooding along creek upstream from gage in and around Galena. Some inundation of structures and roads near the creek are possible.
8 Access cutoff to residents who drive through the creek.
7.5 Flood stage. Culverts overflow and cause flooding in Galena.
6 Action Stage. Flooding of low lying areas along the creek.
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(1) Looking across from the gage
(2) Staff gage
(3) Looking upstream
(4) Looking downstream
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Latitude: 44.335556° N, Longitude: 103.635000° 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 4750 ft 4757.5 ft 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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