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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Straight Creek (CO) near Dillon are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 7.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5.3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 5.78 ft on 06/17/1995
(2) 5.71 ft on 07/18/2011
(3) 5.67 ft on 05/28/2010
(4) 5.59 ft on 06/19/2003
(5) 5.42 ft on 07/05/1990
(6) 5.41 ft on 06/02/2014
(7) 5.35 ft on 06/22/1996
(8) 5.35 ft on 06/19/1997
(9) 5.33 ft on 06/12/2017
(10) 5.32 ft on 06/11/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.09 ft on 06/05/2021
(2) 5.04 ft on 06/01/2020
(3) 5.32 ft on 06/30/2019
(4) 5.01 ft on 05/25/2018
(5) 5.33 ft on 06/12/2017
(6) 5.30 ft on 06/11/2016
(7) 5.28 ft on 06/11/2015
(8) 5.41 ft on 06/02/2014
(9) 5.32 ft on 06/09/2013
(10) 4.46 ft on 05/22/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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7.5 There is extensive flooding of structures and roads along the creek.
7 Buildings along the creek flood.
6.5 Several roads flood along the creek in Dillon Valley.
6 Little Beaver Road floods in Dillon Valley. This level represents a flood that has a 10-percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year. For more information click here.
5.7 Water begins to overflow into a parking lot near the creek in Dillon Valley.
5.6 Culvert undercutting, washing, and debris clogging begin in Dillon Valley.
5.3 Water overflows onto the street and into a yard near the gage.
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream

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Observations provided by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with Denver Water.
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