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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 Heart Butte Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historic Crests
(1) 2,086.20 ft on 04/09/1952
(2) 2,083.77 ft on 03/31/1978
(3) 2,082.73 ft on 04/16/2009
(4) 2,082.70 ft on 05/12/1970
(5) 2,082.19 ft on 03/24/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 2,069.97 ft on 06/03/2013
(2) 2,064.88 ft on 05/06/2012
(3) 2,073.04 ft on 04/10/2011
(4) 2,068.90 ft on 04/02/2010
(5) 2,082.73 ft on 04/16/2009
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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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2087 Max outflow 4150 cfs from glory hole and gates.
2080 A number of seasonal dwellings are damaged by rising water.
2074 Elevation of concession trailer.
2070 Elevation of bank south of concession.
2067 With gates closed, glory hole outflow 990 cfs.
2066.3 At this elevation, 570 cfs through glory hole.
2064.5 Beginning spill elevation of glory hole, zero flow thru glory hole.

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Heart Butte Dam and its reservoir, Lake Tschida are owned and operated by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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