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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pecos River below Anton Chico 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.00 ft on 09/29/1904
(2) 20.43 ft on 06/01/1937
(3) 16.58 ft on 09/26/1954
(4) 15.02 ft on 08/17/1989
(5) 14.57 ft on 08/29/1957
(6) 14.52 ft on 08/02/2014
(7) 14.50 ft on 07/05/1950
(8) 14.47 ft on 07/10/1996
(9) 13.85 ft on 08/24/1971
(10) 13.10 ft on 10/04/1938
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.52 ft on 08/02/2014
(2) 11.07 ft on 09/17/2013
(3) 8.90 ft on 07/06/2008
(4) 11.78 ft on 09/08/2006
(5) 10.13 ft on 10/05/2004
(6) 8.79 ft on 06/29/2004
(7) 14.47 ft on 07/10/1996
(8) 9.85 ft on 05/23/1994
(9) 11.33 ft on 07/14/1993
(10) 15.02 ft on 08/17/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24 The Pecos River from above the village of Tecolotito through Anton Chico and below Dilia has risen to levels not seen since the great flood of 1904. Property along the river from Upper Anton Chico through Upper Dilia is being inundated by the raging river. The highway bridges in the region could be overtopped by water or the bridge approaches washed out if the high volume flow presists.
20 The Pecos River from above the village of Tecolotito down through Upper Anton Chico and Anton Chico has risen to levels not seen since the flood of 1937. Considerable range and pasture land is inundated along the river and along tributaries. Serious bank erosion is occurring and debris damming on the upriver side of highway bridges may result in water over the approaches to bridges.
15 Low lying areas generally used for range land are under water from just above the village of Tecolotito through Upper Anton Chico and Anton Chico. The fast flowing water will carry debris from upstream that could stack up against supports for highway bridges. These debris dams may result in backwater flooding on the upriver sides of bridges and eventaully result in severe bank erosion as the high volume flow persists.

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