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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Texas Lakes at Lake Worth 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: 599
Moderate Flood Stage: 598
Flood Stage: 597
Action Stage: 594
Low Stage (in feet): 589

Historic Crests
(1) 598.70 ft on 05/03/1990
(2) 598.13 ft on 10/14/1981
(3) 597.98 ft on 12/20/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 597.08 ft on 04/22/2016
(2) 597.47 ft on 06/20/2015
(3) 597.78 ft on 06/10/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 588.50 ft on 09/20/1953
(2) 588.85 ft on 08/14/1956
(3) 589.05 ft on 04/09/1954
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599 Major flooding will occur, with many houses along the lake shore flooded.
598.7 Major flooding will occur along the lake shore. Some houses will be flooded.
598.5 Major flood problems will occur along the lake shore. Several houses will begin to flood.
598 Moderate flooding will occur along the lake shore.
597 Minor flood problems will occur. Water will begin to flood low areas around the lake.
595 Minor water flow over the spillway is expected but no flooding is forecast.
594 No flood problems are expected. Water will flow over the spillway.
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589.00 This stage is the approximate intake level for Fort Worth, River Oaks, and several additional small municipalities in the area.

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Conservation Pool is 594 feet.
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