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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tongue River at Birney Day School near Birney are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Tongue River Reservoir Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.49 ft on 05/31/2019
(2) 7.90 ft on 05/31/2018
(3) 7.30 ft on 06/12/2011
(4) 7.06 ft on 06/09/2007
(5) 6.92 ft on 02/08/1996
(6) 6.76 ft on 06/01/2014
(7) 6.69 ft on 06/13/1999
(8) 6.60 ft on 06/05/2015
(9) 6.43 ft on 06/14/1984
(10) 6.03 ft on 06/13/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.62 ft on 06/14/2022 (P)
(2) 3.90 ft on 06/07/2021
(3) 4.13 ft on 06/02/2020
(4) 9.49 ft on 05/31/2019
(5) 7.90 ft on 05/31/2018
(6) 5.89 ft on 05/20/2017
(7) 3.27 ft on 06/13/2016
(8) 6.60 ft on 06/05/2015
(9) 6.76 ft on 06/01/2014
(10) 3.98 ft on 06/14/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.84 ft on 07/23/2004
(2) 1.98 ft on 07/03/2006
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9 Flooding concerns around Birney based on 2011 floods.
8 Flooding concerns at St. Labre and Ashland based on 2011 floods.
7.9 DES indicates no significant impacts below 8 feet during 2011 floods.
5 (OLD DATA) Low land crop/ranch graze land floods near birney.

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