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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Platte River near Glenrock 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: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 7.18 ft on 06/20/2011
(2) 6.65 ft on 05/21/1973
(3) 6.39 ft on 06/10/1984
(4) 6.38 ft on 06/12/1970
(5) 6.21 ft on 07/23/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 2.93 ft on 05/29/2019 (P)
(2) 3.49 ft on 07/17/2018
(3) 3.96 ft on 06/06/2017
(4) 6.02 ft on 06/14/2016
(5) 2.97 ft on 03/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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9 Widespread lowland flooding in the vicinity of Glenrock and points up to five miles downstream of the gage. Unable to drive across the Converse Coounty Road 27 (Tank Farm Road) bridge approximately 1.25 miles below the gage due to flooding.
8 Flood waters totally inundate property across from the gage. Lowland flooding becomes more widespread in the vicinity of Glenrock and points up to five miles downstream of the gage. High water begins to affect access to the Converse County Road 27 (Tank Farm Road) bridge approximately 1.25 miles below the gage. The gage house is not accessible due to high water.
7.18 Record stage established on June 20 2011.
7 Flood stage. High water begins to inundate low lying areas of property across from the gage. Lowland flooding occurs in the vicinity of Glenroack and points up to five miles downstream of the gage.
6.1 Record flow of 16,000 cfs established on May 15 1965.
6 Action/Bankfull stage. River reaches the bottom of the gage house. Water begins to encroach low lying areas of property across from the gage.
Photos
(1) Looking Downstream---Low Flow
(2) Looking Upstream---Moderate flow
(3) Looking Downstream---Moderate Flow

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