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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bruneau River at Hot Springs are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9.5
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.03 ft on 05/15/1984
(2) 13.00 ft on 03/01/1910
(3) 11.81 ft on 02/10/2017
(4) 11.81 ft on 02/10/2017
(5) 11.63 ft on 05/17/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.41 ft on 06/01/2019
(2) 7.09 ft on 03/24/2018
(3) 11.81 ft on 02/10/2017
(4) 11.81 ft on 02/10/2017
(5) 8.76 ft on 04/29/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.54 ft on 08/08/1988
(2) 2.93 ft on 12/21/1977
(3) 2.98 ft on 11/29/1979
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13.2 Record flooding will occur, exceeding the flood of 1984. Floodwater will cross Highway 51 near the river at Mile Marker 77. Extensive flooding of agricultural land will occur between Bruneau and Hot Springs. Floodwater may also cover low spots along Hot Springs Road between Bruneau and Hot Springs.
13 Widespread flooding of agricultural land between Bruneau and Hot Springs is likely. Floodwater will cross sections of Highway 51 near its crossing of the river at Mile Marker 77. Water may approach low sections of Hot Springs Road between Bruneau and Hot Springs.
11 Water may cross low sections of Highway 51 near its crossing of the Bruneau River at Mile Marker 77. Farm fields and pasture will be flooded in low areas near the river between Bruneau and Hot Springs.
9.5 Minor flooding of agricultural land near the river is likely. Water will approach the bottom of the bridge where Highway 51 crosses the river at Mile Marker 77, and debris may begin piling up at the bridge.
Photos
(1) Bruneu River at Hot Springs river gauge Sept. 12, 2013
(2) Bruneau River at Hot Springs river gauge
(3) Cableway used for discharge measurements
(4) Upstream view from 0.13 miles downstream of gauge
(5) Downstream view from 0.13 miles downstream of gauge
(6) Looking upstream from 1/4 mile northeast of gauge site

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