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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 Sinclair 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.64 ft on 06/14/2010
(2) 11.46 ft on 06/09/2011
(3) 11.30 ft on 06/11/1986
(4) 10.84 ft on 05/26/1984
(5) 10.50 ft on 05/29/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.60 ft on 06/25/2019 (P)
(2) 6.04 ft on 05/29/2018
(3) 7.33 ft on 06/11/2017
(4) 8.41 ft on 06/09/2016
(5) 7.01 ft on 06/13/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12 The Fort Steele state historic site becomes totally inundated with high water. A majority of the Sinclair Golf Club is totally submerged. High water may begin to encroach low lying areas near Interstate 80 at the Sinclair rest area and near the Fort Steele highway bridge.
11.64 Record stage and flow of 16,700 cfs established on June 14 2010.
11 Lowland areas along the left river bank near the Fort Steele state historic site become totally inundated. Low lying areas at the Sinclair Golf Club become totally submerged.
10 Lowland flooding becomes more widespread along the left river bank near the Fort Steele state historic site. Flooding also intensifies across low lying areas at the Sinclair Golf Club.
9 Flood stage. Minor lowland flooding occurs along the left river bank near the Fort Steele state historic site. Minor flooding occurs across low lying areas at the Sinclair Golf Club.
8.5 Bankfull stage. The river may begin to overtop its banks across low lying areas along the left river bank near the Fort Steele state historic site. Minor flooding is also possible along low lying areas at the Sinclair Golf Club.
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(2) Looking Downstream---Low Flow
(3) Looking Upstream---Moderate Flow
(4) Looking Downstream---Moderate Flow

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