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Spring Creek near Hill City Stage (ft)Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:55AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:05AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:10AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:20AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:25AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:35AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:40AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:50AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:55AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:05AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:10AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:20AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:25AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:35AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:40AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:50AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:55AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:05AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:10AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:20AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:25AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:35AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:40AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 7:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 8:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 9:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 10:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 10:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 10:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 11:05PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 11:10PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:20PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:25PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:35PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:40PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:50PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:55PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:11AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:16AM Oct 27, 2020Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 4:21AM Oct 27, 2020Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 4:25AM Oct 27, 2020Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 4:26AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:36AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:41AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:51AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.75 ft at 4:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.6 ft at 5:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 6:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:50AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:55AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:05AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:10AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:20AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:25AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:35AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:40AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:45AM Oct 27, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTDFS2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:53AM Oct 29, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.1 ft at 9:45 AM MDT 27-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Spring Creek near Hill City. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Rockerville
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.23 ft on 06/18/1998
(2) 7.26 ft on 05/28/2019
(3) 7.22 ft on 05/28/2015
(4) 6.71 ft on 05/25/2010
(5) 6.26 ft on 06/27/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.26 ft on 05/28/2019
(2) 5.61 ft on 07/18/2018
(3) 3.98 ft on 07/27/2017
(4) 4.50 ft on 10/03/2015
(5) 7.22 ft on 05/28/2015
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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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8 Major Flood Stage. Extensive flooding with inundation of structures and roads.
7 Moderate Flood Stage. Some inundation of structures and roads are possible.
6.5 Minor Flood Stage. Banks begin to overflow. Minor flooding may begin to occur downstream.
6 Creek begins to spread out across most of the right bank causing flooding of low-lying areas downstream from the gage.
5.5 Action Stage. The lowest areas along the river begin to flood.
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(1) Gage site
(2) Looking upstream
(3) Looking downstream
(4) Staff gage
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Latitude: 43.866111° N, Longitude: 103.623333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 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 5349.69 5356.19 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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