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Rapid Creek at Silver City Stage (ft)Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 4:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 4:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.52 ft at 7:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 7:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 8:01AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 8:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 8:16AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:31AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 10:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 10:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 10:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 10:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 11:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 11:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 12:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 1:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 2:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:00PM May 31, 2020Highest Observation: 5.78 ft at 3:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:16PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:31PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:46PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 5:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 6:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 6:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 8:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 8:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 9:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 9:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 10:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 10:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 11:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 11:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 12:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 1:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 2:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.71 ft at 2:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 2:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.71 ft at 3:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 3:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 4:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 4:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 5:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 7:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.52 ft at 8:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 10:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 10:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 11:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 11:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 11:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 11:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 12:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 12:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 12:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 1:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 1:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 1:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 2:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 2:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 3:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:16PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:31PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:46PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 5:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 5:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 6:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 6:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 6:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 6:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 7:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 7:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 7:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 8:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 9:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 9:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 11:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 12:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 12:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 12:16AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:31AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:46AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 1:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 2:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 3:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 4:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 4:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 4:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 5:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 6:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 7:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 8:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 9:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 9:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 11:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 4:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 4:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 4:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:31PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:46PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:01PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:30AM Jun 03, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRSIS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:53AM Jun 3, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.34 ft at 2:30 AM MDT 3-Jun-2020. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Rapid Creek at Silver City. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.44 ft on 05/15/1965
(2) 9.59 ft on 07/07/2008
(3) 9.00 ft on 06/18/1998
(4) 8.90 ft on 07/28/1955
(5) 8.46 ft on 07/05/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.46 ft on 07/05/2019
(2) 5.85 ft on 06/25/2018
(3) 6.77 ft on 12/30/2017
(4) 5.23 ft on 05/17/2017
(5) 6.12 ft on 12/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.20 ft on 12/27/2002
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18.7 Water covers the floor of the gage house.
14.5 Hiking trail along Rapid Creek above Silver City begins to flood.
14 Major flood stage. Extensive flooding along Rapid Creek with extensive inundation of structures and roads.
13.5 Moderate flood stage. Some inundation of structures and roads near and along Rapid Creek above Pactola Dam.
13 Flood stage. Water begins to approach Silver City Road around Silver City.
10 The lowest areas along the river begin to flood.
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Latitude: 44.084722° N, Longitude: 103.580000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 4620 ft 4633 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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