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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Guadalupe River at Hunt are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 36.60 ft on 07/02/1932
(2) 28.40 ft on 07/17/1987
(3) 23.50 ft on 08/02/1978
(4) 22.80 ft on 10/19/1985
(5) 21.40 ft on 08/13/1981
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.96 ft on 10/16/2018
(2) 14.89 ft on 10/09/2018
(3) 10.58 ft on 05/24/2015
(4) 15.00 ft on 05/25/2007
(5) 16.70 ft on 07/05/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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32 Disastrous life threatening flooding puts water over the roads of lowest camps and resorts from the headwaters of the North and South Forks to below Comfort. Much of Highways 27 and 39 will flood as the disastrous flood wave moves downstream over the next several hours. Motorists should avoid any travel in the flood plain. Low residences above Center Point to below Comfort will flood. Many homes and businesses in Kerrville will flood.
28 Life threatening flooding puts water to the roofs of lowest facilities and dwellings of resort camps along the South Fork above River Inn to Hunt. Roads near the river are deadly to auto travel. Lowest homes will flood in the North Fork as well as outbuildings, tennis courts and swimming pools. Lowest homes near Center Point and below to Comfort flood. Flow exceeds the USGS 1:25 year flood.
25 Major flooding severely floods resort camps along the South Fork below the River Inn resort to Hunt. Parts of Highway 39 are flooded and very dangerous as well as numerous secondary roads and bridges. Areas in the flood plain are cut off. Residents cut off by Highay 39 flooding should stay put rather than drive on extremely dangerous roads escaping. Lowest homes downstream near Center Point will flood.
22 Major flooding of low areas of recreation camps along the North and South Forks washes canoes and gear downstream from docks and low areas. Roads near the river, including along Highway 39, are extremely dangerous for auto traffic and travel is highly discouraged. Autos in low areas of Camp Waldemar are swept downstream. Flow is near the USGS 1:10 year flood level.
18 Automobiles parked near the North Fork of the Guadalupe River at Camp Waldemar wash downstream. Roads and low bridges near the North and South Forks flood badly and are dangerous to motorists. The Highway 39 bridge floor near Hunt is under six feet of water. Some residents are cut off and should stay put. Secondary roads and bridges near the river are extremely dangerous to motorists. Near the USGS 1:5 year flood level.
15 Moderate lowland flooding puts a few feet of water over the Highway 39 bridge near Hunt. Numerous secondary roads and bridges are flooded and very dangerous.
12 Moderate lowland flooding reaches the Highway 39 bridge floor two miles east of Hunt preventing easy travel to western parts of the county. Areas of the headwaters are isolated temporarily as low water crossings flood.
10 Water extends into low areas of the flood plain.
7 Flow extends over low sections of the banks.

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