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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the N F Solomon River at Portis are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Kirwin Reservoir Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.71 ft on 05/25/2008
(2) 23.43 ft on 07/21/1993
(3) 23.00 ft on 05/29/1995
(4) 22.99 ft on 06/21/2010
(5) 22.95 ft on 08/16/1968
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.01 ft on 07/22/2020
(2) 18.76 ft on 05/29/2019
(3) 13.33 ft on 05/30/2018
(4) 17.57 ft on 10/04/2017
(5) 9.47 ft on 09/06/2016
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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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25 Widespread flooding occurs in low lying areas and over several county roads. The town of Portis and the bridge on Highway 281 are not threatened by flooding. A record flood of 28.5 feet occurred in July of 1951.
20 There will be significant flooding over county road 362 and South 80th Avenue.
17.5 The north approach to South 80th Avenue will flood and the flooding over county road 362 will worsen.
15 The southeast bank overflows into agricultural and pasture lowlands. Water rises over county road 362.
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