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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts are not available for the Heart River at Dickinson Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Heart Butte Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historic Crests
(1) 2,422.19 ft on 03/21/1997
(2) 2,421.05 ft on 10/29/1983
(3) 2,421.04 ft on 06/09/1982
(4) 2,420.77 ft on 06/19/1984
(5) 2,420.77 ft on 04/13/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 2,420.69 ft on 06/01/2013
(2) 2,420.10 ft on 05/05/2012
(3) 2,420.76 ft on 04/02/2011
(4) 2,420.63 ft on 03/31/2010
(5) 2,420.77 ft on 04/13/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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.
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2436.6 Crest elevation of dam.
2428.9 At this level, capacity of spillway is 33,200 cfs.
2423.5 Auxillary spillway crest elevation.
2420 Top of Active Conservation pool and service spillway gate crest elevation.
2416.5 Outlet works capacity is 40 cfs at this level.
2405 Top of inactive conservation.
2404 Top of dead storage.

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This facility is also know as E. A. Patterson Lake and is operated by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
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