System Status

Updated July 7, 2020

Please read the ALERT data disclaimer and see note below concerning winter operations.

TYPE CODES & ABBREVIATIONS:
P=rain/precipitation, S=stage/water level, Wx=weather station, R=repeater, TB=tipping bucket, PT=pressure transducer, SE=shaft encoder, WS/WD=wind speed/direction, TX=transmitter, RF=radio frequency

STATION PROBLEMS:
1530 Bear Creek at Lowell damaged by traffic accident
4413 Fourmile at Salina out of service due to road construction
4423 Bridge over Boulder Creek damaged by highway construction
4843 SBC at Cannon Ditch out of service
8802 Fourmile at Logan Mill Rd OOS due to road construction
NEW STATIONS:
A2-10087  Rotolo Park (PS) installed June 29, 2020
DISCONTINUED STATIONS:
1330  Roslyn (P)
1630 South Platte River at Dartmouth (S)
1810 Sand Creek at mouth (PS)
2190 Squaw Mountain (Wx)
RAIN GAGES AFFECTED BY LAWN IRRIGATION:
420 Expo Park600 Harvard Gulch Park720 Confluence Pond
430 Utah Park630 Temple Pond750 Quincy Reservoir
500 Havana Park640 Goldsmith at Eastman830 Side Creek Park
510 Virginia Court 1500 Powers Park
CAVEAT:  All data obtained from this system is considered provisional. Always inspect raw data carefully to verify rainfall amounts, water level measurements and other information.
RAIN GAGES IMPACTED BY WILDLIFE:
200 Leyden Lake220 Upper Leyden
410 Kelly Road Dam 610 Harvard Gulch at Jackson
710 Horseshoe Park 720 Confluence Pond
730 No Name Creek at Quincy 1100 Louisville Rec. Center
1200 Broomfield Basin 3207 1600 Englewood Dam
1900 Niver Detention 4060 Lakeshore
CAVEAT:  All data obtained from this system is considered provisional. Always inspect raw data carefully to verify rainfall amounts, water level measurements and other information.
REGARDING WINTER OPERATIONS…

Most ALERT rain and stream gaging stations are shutdown for the winter and made ready for the next flood season. Boulder County mountain rain gages remain in operation over the winter to assure ready status for early spring storm monitoring. All weather stations and repeaters operate year-round along with the following stage gages:

203 (A2-10088) Leyden Lake 1003 Maple Grove Reservoir
1649 SPR at 19th Street 1659 SPR at Henderson
1703 Cherry Creek at Champa 2333 Bear Creek at Morrison
MHFD ASSISTS BOULDER COUNTY WITH MAINTAINING ALERT STATIONS IN THE BOULDER CREEK AND SOUTH BOULDER CREEK WATERSHEDS.  BOULDER COUNTY MAINTAINS THE SAINT VRAIN CREEK AND LEFT HAND CREEK STATIONS.
SYSTEM MAINTENANCE IS PERFORMED BY OneRain and WET.
REPORT PROBLEMS TO KEVIN STEWART AT 303-455-6277.