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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 Kerrville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 39.00 ft on 07/02/1932
(2) 37.72 ft on 07/17/1987
(3) 17.93 ft on 11/23/2000
(4) 17.73 ft on 10/28/1996
(5) 15.22 ft on 05/25/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.65 ft on 10/16/2018 (P)
(2) 15.22 ft on 05/25/2007
(3) 14.56 ft on 07/05/2002
(4) 17.93 ft on 11/23/2000
(5) 17.73 ft on 10/28/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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35 Major flooding inundates many lowest homes and businesses in Kerrville. Lowest homes and mobile homes flood above Center Point to near Comfort. Secondary and primary roads and bridges in the flood plain are extremely dangerous. Near the USGS 1:100 year flood level.
32 Disastrous flooding of lowest homes and businesses in Kerrville. Numerous homes and mobile homes flood downstream above Center Point to near Comfort. Above the USGS 1:50 year flood level.
28 Flow is near the level of the July 17, 1987 "Bus Tragedy" flood. Major flooding inundates lowest homes and businesses in Kerrville. Numerous homes and mobile home parks flood above Center Point to near Comfort. Near the USGS 1:50 year flood level.
26 Flow reaches the parking lot of a park just below the UGRA Dam on the left bank. Several lowest homes and buildings in Kerrville begin flooding. Flow exceeds the USGS 1:25 year flood level.
24 Flow is near the USGS 1:25 year flood level. Flooding is life threatening from the headwaters to below Comfort. Lowest homes above Center Point to below Comfort flood.
20 Major flooding threatens structures near the river in Kerrville and evacuations are probable below Kerrville.
17 Flow reaches the first floor of a resort and restuarant upstream left bank. Near the USGS 1:10 year flood.
13 Flow is over the left bank. Secondary and primary roads and bridges are flooded. The swimming pool and tennis court in a resort and restuarant upstream left bank flood. Flow is near the USGS 1:5 year flood level.
9 Flow is over the right bank with no significant damage.
7 Flow is over the right bank.

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