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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Silvies River near Burns are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.20 ft on 04/06/1952
(2) 14.70 ft on 04/08/1943
(3) 14.17 ft on 02/25/1957
(4) 14.16 ft on 04/17/1984
(5) 14.16 ft on 12/23/1964
(6) 14.13 ft on 05/05/1983
(7) 13.53 ft on 04/11/2019
(8) 13.50 ft on 05/17/2011
(9) 13.37 ft on 05/06/2023 (P)
(10) 13.23 ft on 03/19/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.37 ft on 05/06/2023 (P)
(2) 2.96 ft on 05/11/2022
(3) 3.88 ft on 04/08/2021 (P)
(4) 3.94 ft on 04/12/2020 (P)
(5) 13.53 ft on 04/11/2019
(6) 3.38 ft on 03/23/2018
(7) 13.23 ft on 03/19/2017
(8) 7.34 ft on 03/14/2016
(9) 5.16 ft on 02/08/2015
(10) 6.16 ft on 02/14/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12 Flooding of fields will occur in the Burns area. Water will encroach on some private properties along North Broadway Avenue, Foley Road, and Stancliff Road. Water will be close to flowing on to Highway 20 at the Silvies River Bridge. Low spots in the Burns RV Park may be impacted.
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