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Cheyenne River near Plainview Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.67 ft at 8:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.67 ft at 9:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.67 ft at 9:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 10:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 10:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 10:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.75 ft at 11:00PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.76 ft at 11:15PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 11:30PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.81 ft at 11:45PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 12:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 12:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 12:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 1:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 1:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 1:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 1:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:46AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:01AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:16AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.88 ft at 4:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 4:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 4:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 4:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.88 ft at 5:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.77 ft at 6:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 6:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.68 ft at 6:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.67 ft at 7:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 7:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 7:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.65 ft at 7:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 8:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 8:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 8:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 9:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.75 ft at 10:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.77 ft at 10:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 11:00AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:15AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 11:30AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 11:45AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 12:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 12:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 12:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 12:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 1:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 1:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 1:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 2:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 2:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9.03 ft at 2:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 2:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 3:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.99 ft at 3:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 3:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 3:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 4:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 4:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 4:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 4:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:46PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:16PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 7:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 7:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.88 ft at 8:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.88 ft at 8:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.76 ft at 9:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 9:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 9:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 10:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 10:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:00PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:15PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:30PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:45PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.06 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.99 ft at 1:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.63 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.61 ft at 2:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.6 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.58 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.58 ft at 3:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:16AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:31AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.54 ft at 3:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.53 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.43 ft at 4:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 4:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.65 ft at 5:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.26 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.35 ft at 5:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.4 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.46 ft at 6:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.5 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.51 ft at 6:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.52 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.52 ft at 7:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.52 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.5 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.47 ft at 8:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.46 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.39 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.37 ft at 9:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 9:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 10:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 10:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 11:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 11:15AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 11:16AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 11:31AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.99 ft at 11:45AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 12:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 12:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.03 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 1:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 1:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 2:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 2:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 3:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 3:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 4:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 4:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.82 ft at 6:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.8 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 6:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.8 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.81 ft at 7:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.81 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.82 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 8:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.88 ft at 9:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:15PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:45PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.77 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.76 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.75 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 1:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 1:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.75 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 2:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 3:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:16AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:31AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 3:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 4:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.72 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.7 ft at 4:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.73 ft at 5:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.85 ft at 5:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 6:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.76 ft at 6:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 7:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.67 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.66 ft at 7:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.71 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 8:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 8:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 9:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.89 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 10:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 10:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.91 ft at 11:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 11:15AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 11:31AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.93 ft at 11:45AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 12:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 12:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 12:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.97 ft at 1:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.04 ft at 1:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.07 ft at 1:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 2:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 2:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 2:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.01 ft at 2:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 3:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.04 ft at 3:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.05 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.05 ft at 3:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:00PM Jan 21, 2021Highest Observation: 9.09 ft at 4:15PM Jan 21, 2021Highest Observation: 9.09 ft at 4:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.06 ft at 4:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.03 ft at 5:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9.02 ft at 5:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 9 ft at 5:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 5:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 6:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.94 ft at 6:30PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.92 ft at 6:45PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.9 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:15PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPLNS2(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (8:38PM Jan 21, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.86 ft at 7:30 PM MST 21-Jan-2021. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. The stages/flows that will occur may be different if future rainfall is different than forecast.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cheyenne River near Plainview are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.99 ft on 05/23/2019
(2) 22.63 ft on 06/07/2008
(3) 22.10 ft on 05/28/1996
(4) 19.86 ft on 05/26/2011
(5) 19.72 ft on 05/10/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.99 ft on 05/23/2019
(2) 17.85 ft on 06/21/2018
(3) 12.15 ft on 08/16/2017
(4) 13.56 ft on 07/03/2016
(5) 18.28 ft on 05/17/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 8.49 ft on 08/01/2006
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22.99 Record flooding occurred in May 2019.
20 Extensive flooding along the Cheyenne River with extensive inundation of structures and roads possible.
19 Some inundation of structures and roads along the Cheyenne River are possible.
17 Minor flooding of agricultural land along the Cheyenne River.
15 Flooding of low lying areas along the Cheyenne River begins.
14.75 Both sides of the river will flood with water spreading onto the floodplain.
13 The river is bankfull.
Photos
(1) May 2019 Flooding near Ash Creek Road - photo by Debbie Delbridge
(2) May 2019 Flooding Ash Creek Road Bridge - photo by Debbie Delbridge
(3) Looking upstream
(4) Another view upstream
(5) Upstream - Right bank
(6) Looking downstream
(7) Another view downstream
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Latitude: 44.529167° N, Longitude: 101.930000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 1848.7 1864.7 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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