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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Colorado River (TX) near Smithville 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: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 47.40 ft on 12/04/1913
(2) 42.50 ft on 06/16/1936
(3) 36.02 ft on 07/27/1938
(4) 34.75 ft on 10/18/1998
(5) 31.91 ft on 08/28/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.91 ft on 08/28/2017
(2) 30.09 ft on 05/28/2016
(3) 30.02 ft on 11/01/2015 (P)
(4) 29.87 ft on 05/27/2015
(5) 27.85 ft on 11/23/2004
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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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34 Several tens of homes flood above Smithville in Hidden Valley Estates, Doty River Estates, and Pecan Shores Estates, some to the roofs. Homes flood also below Smithville near Kirtley. Flow reaches near the lowest businesses in Smithville.
30 Major flooding inundates homes five miles upstream in Hidden Valley Estates, three miles upstream in Doty River Estates, one mile upstream in Pecan Shores Estates just above Smithville and in Kirtley below Smithville.
28 Major flooding inundates homes five miles upstream in Hidden Valley Estates, three miles upstream in Doty River Estates, one mile upstream in Pecan Shores Estates just above Smithville and in Kirtley below Smithville.
25 Flow threatens lowest residences five miles upstream at Hidden Valley Estates and three miles upstream at Doty River Estates. Roads and bridges near the river flood and are dangerous to motorists.
23 Moderate lowland flooding extends well into the flood plain inundating lowest homes and bridges below Bastrop to above Columbus.
20 Minor lowland flooding reaches secondary roads and low water crossings near the river
14 Overbank conditions with water covering low areas of the flood plain with no significant impact.
10 Flow exceeds lowest sections of the banks.

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