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Weather Forecast Office Denver/Boulder, CO
Missouri Basin River Forecast Center
River at a Glance
Weekly Chance of Exceeding Levels
Chance of Exceeding Levels During Entire Period
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (MDT)
Forecasts for the South Platte River near Kersey are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 15.09 ft on 09/14/2013
(2) 11.73 ft on 05/08/1973
(3) 11.50 ft on 05/01/1999
(4) 11.00 ft on 05/31/1995
(5) 10.75 ft on 06/18/1965
(6) 10.70 ft on 05/08/1969
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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The river floods la salle and evans.
Southern sections of hardin are flooded.
Considerable lowland and meadow flooding occurs. Water is at the base of several bridges in the area.
The river is out of its banks and into fields and meadows.
About This Location
Latitude: 40.412500° N, Longitude: 104.563056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Colorado Division of Water Resources
River stage observations provided by the Colorado Division of Water Resources
River Forecast Centers
River Stage Summary
Inundation Mapping Locations
NWS Precipitation and River Forecasting
AHPS Iframes for Developers
Mobile iNWS for emergency management
AHPS Web Brochure
Seasonal Drought Outlook
Palmer Drought Index
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Boulder, CO 80305-3328
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