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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Encampment River at Mouth near Encampment 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: 8.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 7.5
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.33 ft on 06/04/1952
(2) 8.25 ft on 06/01/1943
(3) 7.72 ft on 06/08/1957
(4) 7.67 ft on 06/08/2010
(5) 7.44 ft on 06/03/1940
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.32 ft on 06/21/2019 (P)
(2) 4.55 ft on 05/11/2018
(3) 5.45 ft on 06/11/2017
(4) 6.05 ft on 06/08/2016
(5) 5.38 ft on 06/12/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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8.33 Record stage establsihed on June 4 1952.
7.67 Record flow of 4,605 cfs establsihed on June 8 2010.
7.5 Half of the Lazy Acres Campground becomes inundated. Increased flooding occurs along Baggot Rocks Road. The road may become impassable at many locations near the river. The access road near the river to the gage house becomes impassable.
7 The lower ends of Lazy Acres Campground begin to become totally inundated. Increased flooding occurs over the Odd Fellows Campground. Low areas along Baggot Rocks Road may become impassable. The access road near the river to the gage house may become impassable.
6.5 Flood stage. Low lying flooding occurs upstream in Riverside. Flooding occurs over the lower campsites along the river at Lazy Acres Campground in Riverside. Minor flooding occurs over the Odd Fellows Campground and Baggot Rocks Road. Water begins to encroach the gage house.
5.5 Bankfull stage. Need to monitor the level of the river upstream in Riverside. Water begins to flow over low lying areas near the Lazy Acres Campground in Riverside. Water begins to flow over the low lying areas of the Odd Fellows Campground and Baggot Rocks Road.
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 3,000 cfs)---June 2010
(2) Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 3,000 cfs)---June 2010
(3) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(4) Looking Downstream---Low Flow

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