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Spearfish Creek at Spearfish Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:00PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:15PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:30PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:45PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:16AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:31AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:46AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:16AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:31AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:46AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:15AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45PM Dec 01, 2022Highest Observation: 5.16 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2022Highest Observation: 5.16 ft at 4:15PM Dec 01, 2022Highest Observation: 5.16 ft at 4:16PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:31PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:46PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2022Highest Observation: 5.16 ft at 8:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 9:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:00PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:15PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:30PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:45PM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:16AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:31AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:46AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.13 ft at 8:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:15AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:45AM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:31PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:46PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:01PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:15PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45PM Dec 02, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:31AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:46AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:01AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.05 ft at 4:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.05 ft at 4:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 6:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 8:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 8:31AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 8:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 8:46AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:01AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:15AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:45AM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:45PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.03 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:15PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:45PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:45PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:15PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:31PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:45PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:46PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:01PM Dec 03, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSFHS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:53PM Dec 3, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.11 ft at 5:01 PM MST 3-Dec-2022. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Spearfish Creek at Spearfish. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.54 ft on 06/15/1976
(2) 10.53 ft on 05/15/1965
(3) 10.11 ft on 05/08/1995
(4) 8.84 ft on 06/18/1998
(5) 8.81 ft on 05/22/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.39 ft on 07/17/2021
(2) 6.01 ft on 02/08/2021
(3) 6.26 ft on 05/01/2020
(4) 6.43 ft on 05/28/2019
(5) 6.42 ft on 05/27/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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12 Major Flood Stage. Extensive flooding along Spearfish Creek with inundation of structures and roads.
11 Moderate Flood Stage. Some inundation of structures and roads along Spearfish Creek are possible.
10.5 Flooding begins to affect buildings near the creek.
10 Minor Flood Stage. Flooding occurs in the City Park.
9.5 Right bank begins to overflow.
8.4 Water flows over portions of bike path.
8 Action Stage. The lowest areas along the river begin to flood.
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Latitude: 44.482484° N, Longitude: 103.861592° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 3656.67 3666.67 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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