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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Republican River at Riverton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Harlan Reservoir Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 10.5
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.86 ft on 07/10/2019
(2) 9.62 ft on 05/05/2007
(3) 9.43 ft on 05/27/2019
(4) 9.41 ft on 08/24/2019
(5) 8.36 ft on 05/24/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.74 ft on 07/21/2020
(2) 9.41 ft on 08/24/2019
(3) 10.86 ft on 07/10/2019
(4) 9.43 ft on 05/27/2019
(5) 4.42 ft on 06/20/2018
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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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13.5 At 13.7 feet water is at the bridge floor. The record flood of 19 feet occurred in June 1935. Flood waters reached all of Riverton south of the railroad tracks. Water backed up the Thompson Creek and flooded some homes.
10.5 An agricultural dike on the upstream side of the county road floods.
9 Lowland flooding occurs. At a river stage of 9.5 feet, water flows over a county road located 300 feet from the right bank.

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