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Weather Forecast Office Riverton, WY
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 (MDT)
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions
Forecasts for the North Platte River at Casper 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) 8.34 ft on 06/09/1984
(2) 7.90 ft on 06/20/2011
(3) 7.66 ft on 06/23/1983
(4) 7.19 ft on 06/25/2010
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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Flooding of low lying areas at mobile home park along left bank adjacent to river gage. Major flooding of platte river parkway.
Record stage. (6/23/1983)
Flood stage. Widespread flooding of low lying areas of platte river parkway. Water begins to enter low areas of mobile home park along left bank adjacent to river gage.
Bankfull stage. Water enters parking lot of tate pumphouse restaurant. Low lying areas along the platte river parkway are totally submerged.
Water begins to enter low lying areas along platte river parkway. Water nears low lying areas adjacent to the tate pumphouse restaurant.
Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2010
Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2010
Looking Upstream---Low Flow
Looking Downstream---Low Flow
About This Location
Latitude: 42.853611° N, Longitude: 106.331111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
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Riverton Weather Forecast Office
12744 West U.S. Highway 26
Riverton, WY 82501
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