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Rapid Creek above Johnson Siding Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.38 ft at 12:30AM Feb 02, 2023Highest Observation: 5.39 ft at 12:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Feb 02, 2023Highest Observation: 5.39 ft at 1:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:20AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:25AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.34 ft at 5:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.34 ft at 5:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.34 ft at 5:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.34 ft at 6:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:00AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:15AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:20AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:25AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:30AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45AM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.3 ft at 12:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 6:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 6:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 7:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 7:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 7:20PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.2 ft at 7:25PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.19 ft at 7:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.19 ft at 8:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.19 ft at 8:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.19 ft at 8:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 9:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:00PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:15PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:30PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:45PM Feb 02, 2023Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.15 ft at 12:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.15 ft at 1:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 2:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 2:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:20AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:25AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.05 ft at 10:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:00AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:15AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:20AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:25AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:30AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:45AM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.83 ft at 12:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 3:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 4:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 5:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 5:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 5:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 6:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 6:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 6:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:20PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:25PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 7:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 8:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 8:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 9:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 9:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:15PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:30PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:45PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:35AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:40AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.92 ft at 4:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 6:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 6:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 7:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 8:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.23 ft at 10:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:15AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.18 ft at 11:30AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:45AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.15 ft at 1:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.15 ft at 1:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.05 ft at 5:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:35PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:40PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.06 ft at 9:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.06 ft at 9:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.05 ft at 10:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:15PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:30PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:45PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 5.04 ft at 11:00PM Feb 04, 2023USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesIRRS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:23AM Feb 5, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.04 ft at 11:00 PM MST 4-Feb-2023. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Rapid Creek above Johnson Siding. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 6
Flood Stage: 4.5
Action Stage: 4.2
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 4.88 ft on 06/24/2015
(2) 4.65 ft on 05/30/2011
(3) 4.62 ft on 06/24/1998
(4) 4.54 ft on 05/31/2019
(5) 4.37 ft on 06/19/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.54 ft on 05/04/2021
(2) 3.95 ft on 04/26/2020
(3) 4.54 ft on 05/31/2019
(4) 4.07 ft on 06/23/2018
(5) 3.46 ft on 07/26/2017
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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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9 Major Flood Stage. Water begins to flow over the intersection of Forest Rd and Sonquist Lane.
8.1 Private property upstream from the bridge is completely flooded.
8 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge along Sonquist Lane.
6 Moderate Flood Stage.
5 Private property along the river is flooded.
4.5 Minor Flood Stage. Private property directly along the river begins to flood.
4.2 Action Stage. Water begins to flow over lowest banks along the creek.
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(2) Looking downstream
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Latitude: 44.081944° N, Longitude: 103.442778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 4.5 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 4299.08 4303.5 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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