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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cache La Poudre River (CO) near Greeley are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Kersey
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 9.5
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.25 ft on 09/15/2013
(2) 9.17 ft on 06/01/2014
(3) 9.16 ft on 06/14/2010
(4) 9.14 ft on 05/02/1999
(5) 9.07 ft on 06/13/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.87 ft on 06/12/2016
(2) 9.07 ft on 06/13/2015
(3) 9.17 ft on 06/01/2014
(4) 9.25 ft on 09/15/2013
(5) 3.27 ft on 07/08/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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10.5 Extensive inundation of structures occurs along the Cache La Poudre River in and west of Greeley.
10 Most roads crossing the Cache la Poudre River are impassable. Water floods the sewage treatment plant and Island Grove Park in northeast Greeley.
9.5 Numerous houses and businesses along the Cache la Poudre River flood in northeast Greeley. There is also extensive flooding of roads crossing the river.
9 Multiple streets and roads crossing the Cache la Poudre River flood in and west of Greeley, including 83rd Avenue.
8 The Cache La Poudre River floods 71st Avenue in northern Greeley. Lowland and trail flooding occurs along the Cache la Poudre River from Windsor through Greeley.
7.5 Sections of the Poudre River Trail begin to overtop from Windsor to Greeley.
7 There is minor overbank flow into low lying areas along the Cache La Poudre River between Windsor and Greeley.
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream

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Observations provided by the Colorado Division of Water Resources

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