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Rapid Creek at Silver City Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 10:30AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 10:31AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 10:45AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 10:46AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 11:00AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 11:15AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:30AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:45AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:30PM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 5:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:00PM Aug 07, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 6:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:31PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:46PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:01PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 8:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 8:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 8:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:00PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:15PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:30PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:45PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 3:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 4:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 4:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 4:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 4:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 5:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 5:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 5:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 5:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 6:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 6:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 6:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 6:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 7:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 7:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 7:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 7:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 8:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 8:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 8:30AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 8:45AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 9:00AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 9:15AM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 9:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:31AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:46AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:00AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:01AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:15AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:30AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:30PM Aug 08, 2020Highest Observation: 5.03 ft at 12:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 4:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 4:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:00PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:30PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:45PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:31AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:46AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:01AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:45AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:00AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:15AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:30AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 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2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 2:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 3:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 4:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 4:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 4:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 4:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 5:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 5:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 5:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 5:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 6:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 6:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 6:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 6:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 7:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 8:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 9:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 9:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 10:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 10:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 10:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 10:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:00PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:15PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:45PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:31AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:46AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:01AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:30AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:45AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:00AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:15AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:30AM Aug 10, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRSIS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:23AM Aug 10, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.99 ft at 9:30 AM MDT 10-Aug-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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300 East Signal Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701-3800
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