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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Brazos River at Waco 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: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.90 ft on 09/27/1936
(2) 39.70 ft on 12/03/1913
(3) 36.70 ft on 05/25/1908
(4) 36.70 ft on 04/22/1945
(5) 36.60 ft on 05/02/1944
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.38 ft on 06/30/1999
(2) 26.50 ft on 12/21/1991
(3) 24.35 ft on 05/12/1990
(4) 34.63 ft on 05/28/1985
(5) 23.49 ft on 04/20/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.52 ft on 08/01/1923
(2) 1.52 ft on 08/20/1918
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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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41 Major flooding is expected. Low lying areas will be inundated.
40 Major flooding can be expected.
38 Major flooding along the river can be expected. Flood waters will reach plants along the river.
30 Moderate flooding along the river can be expected.
27 Minor flooding along the river can be expected.

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