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Forecasts for the S F Solomon River near Osborne are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Woodston Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.33 ft on 07/21/1993
(2) 27.65 ft on 07/13/1951
(3) 22.88 ft on 06/17/1957
(4) 21.70 ft on 05/22/1961
(5) 21.37 ft on 08/25/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.37 ft on 08/25/2019 (P)
(2) 16.90 ft on 05/30/2019 (P)
(3) 12.84 ft on 10/09/2018
(4) 15.39 ft on 05/20/2017
(5) 16.72 ft on 08/31/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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27 Sandbagging of homes north of the river becomes necessary. The record flood occurred in July of 1993 when the river reached 28.33 feet. Water reached the bottom of the bridge on Highway 281, but the city of Osborne was not threatened by flooding. However, most rural county roads that crossed the river were flooded.
20 Significant flooding occurs. Many county roads such as 90th...70th...and 55th Avenue will be under water where they cross the river. There will also be significant flooding in and around the Shady Bend Golf Course.
16.5 The south approach to 90th Avenue bridge will be threatened by flood water. In addition...the river will flood at the 70th and 55th Avenue Bridges.
14 The north approach and bridge on 70th Avenue will begin to flood. In addition...Access to Shady Bend Golf Course via the club house will be cut off.
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(1) Upstream View
(2) Downstream View
(3) Crest Stage Indicator

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6365 Osborne Drive West
Hastings, NE 68901
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