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Paluxy River at Glen Rose, TX (GROT2)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

650.0* 40.2*
649.0* 39.2*
648.0* 38.2*
647.0* 37.2*
646.0* 36.2*
645.0* 35.2*
644.0* 34.2*
643.0* 33.2*
642.0* 32.2*
641.0* 31.2*
640.0* 30.2*

Major Flooding Begins

639.0* 29.2*
638.0* 28.2*
637.0* 27.2*
Record Crest: 27.2 ft
636.0 26.2

Moderate Flooding Begins

635.0 25.2
634.0 24.2
633.0 23.2
632.0 22.2

Minor Flooding Begins

631.0 21.2
630.0 20.2
* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Fort Worth, TX West Gulf River Forecast Center

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1.8 ft at 04/18/2014 15:00:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:30
Moderate Flood Stage:26
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:20

Historical Crests
(1) 27.20 ft on 04/17/1908
(2) 26.00 ft on 05/21/1922
(3) 26.00 ft on 11/01/1918
(4) 25.40 ft on 10/04/1959
(5) 25.10 ft on 05/17/1949
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.29 ft on 08/16/1994

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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33 Major flooding will occur along the river. Several homes will be underwater. Low water crossings in Glen Rose and farm and ranch lands near the river will be well underwater.
30 Major flooding will occur along the river reach. Several homes near the river will flood. The mobile homes near the gage will flooded. Low water crossings in Glen Rose...as well as farm and ranch lands near the river...will be inundated.
26 Moderate flooding will occur along the river reach. Several recreational areas along the river through Glen Rose will flood. A few low water crossings will flood...as will several rural roads and farm and ranch lands along the river.
22 Minor flooding will occur along the river. Some recreational areas behind homes will flood. Several recreational areas through Glen Rose will see minor flooding.
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.