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06127500 Musselshell River at Musselshell MT


Flood tracking chart for 06127500 Musselshell River at Musselshell MT

To use the above flood tracking chart for a particular property near the Musselshell River at Musselshell MT gaging station:

  1. Determine the approximate elevation above sea level of the property.
  2. Convert the current stage to sea level using a sea level conversion factor of 2984.72 feet for this particular gage:
        3.18 + 2984.72 = 2987.9 feet.
  3. Compare the sea level in 2 to the elevation of the property to immediately know if the property has an impending threat of flooding.

Because the surface of flowing water is not flat and has a slope, the water-surface elevation near a threatened property might not be the same as the river stage at the gaging station.

Additional information for this gaging station:

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