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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cedar River (NE) near Fullerton 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: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.91 ft on 08/13/1966
(2) 17.34 ft on 03/13/2019
(3) 15.76 ft on 03/28/1960
(4) 13.65 ft on 07/19/1950
(5) 13.41 ft on 02/28/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.66 ft on 05/26/2020
(2) 17.34 ft on 03/13/2019
(3) 6.84 ft on 06/07/2018
(4) 5.92 ft on 01/20/2017
(5) 5.32 ft on 12/18/2016
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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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18 The Union Pacific railroad tracks which are upstream to Belgrade will flood. The north outskirts of Fullerton including Highway 14, the stock yards, and ball fields will see significant flooding. The main portion of Fullerton sits well above the flood plain and is not usually threatened.
17 Several feet of water will be flowing over Highway 14 just north of Fullerton on the south side of the river. In March of 2019 at a stage of 17.8 feet portions of Highway 14 north of Fullerton washed away. in addition, the stock yards and ball fields on the north side of Fullerton will be inundated by several feet of water while the bridge at the gauge site also begins to be impacted.
15 Highway 14 just north of Fullerton on the south side of the Cedar River will begin to flood. In addition, the ball fields and stockyard including structures in the area will begin to flood.
9 Water overflows the west bank of the river which is agricultural land. Water threatens two county roads, the Belgrade road and the Bottom road.
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