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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the San Miguel Creek near Tilden are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.48 ft on 09/10/2002
(2) 27.57 ft on 07/02/2002
(3) 27.31 ft on 05/16/1980
(4) 26.83 ft on 07/17/1990
(5) 25.33 ft on 07/04/2002
(6) 24.29 ft on 07/06/2002
(7) 23.32 ft on 11/20/1992
(8) 22.96 ft on 10/09/1982
(9) 22.62 ft on 08/12/1980
(10) 21.81 ft on 07/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.05 ft on 07/12/2021
(2) 6.11 ft on 05/23/2017
(3) 6.63 ft on 12/08/2016
(4) 19.04 ft on 08/21/2016
(5) 12.67 ft on 06/05/2016
(6) 13.22 ft on 06/02/2016
(7) 20.70 ft on 05/27/2015
(8) 9.98 ft on 03/21/2015
(9) 21.02 ft on 04/16/2010
(10) 21.81 ft on 07/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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32 Flow is to the low steel of the highway 16 bridge, with the flow three quarters of a mile wide. Major lowland flooding occurs, and damages crops and pastureland. Livestock are cut off above hindes to choke canyon reservoir.
26 Major lowland flooding occurs, with the flow one third of a mile wide. This damages crops and cuts off cattle in pastures above Hindes to Choke Canyon Reservoir. Numerous secondary and primary roads and low bridges flood and are dangerous to drive through.
23 Moderate lowland flooding occurs over crops and pasturland. Secondary roads and low bridges are flooded.
21 Minor lowland flooding occurs. The flow is one hundred twenty five yards wide at Highway 16, and produces flooding of crops and pastureland. Secondary roads and low bridges are flooded.
20 Overbank conditions occur. Secondary roads and low lying bridges are flooded, and livestock may become isolated.
18 Overbank conditions occur. Flow begins to approach the secondary roads and bridges.
15 Flow is above bankfull but there are no damages.
12 Bankfull stage.
(1) Creek Bridge Looking North
(2) Creek Level at Low Flows
(3) Right Side of Bridge Looking at Overbank Area
(4) OverBank Area Looking Westward
(5) Overbank Area Looking Southward
(6) Floodplain Near Creek

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