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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Dallas Creek near Ridgway are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.42 ft on 07/31/1999
(2) 6.40 ft on 05/10/1984
(3) 6.13 ft on 07/21/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.83 ft on 07/21/2017
(2) 5.40 ft on 08/28/2016
(3) 3.85 ft on 06/20/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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16 Water is flowing over the surface of the 24 Road bridge. Major flooding is occurring along 24 Road, 5 Road and surrounding land. Flood waters will likely wash out and destroy the 24 Road bridge.
13 The surface of Dallas Creek is nearing the bottom of the 24 Road bridge. Major flooding is occurring over the ranch southwest of the bridge with flood waters also covering portions of 5 road southeast of the bridge. Flooding is also occurring in the horse pasture to the northeast of the bridge.
12 Pasture land northeast of the 24 Road bridge is beginning to flood. The water level is nearing the top of the right bank southeast of the bridge. Flooding is occuring on the ranch southwest of the 24 Road bridge.
10 The Dallas Creek is flowing over the lower half of the ranch along the left bank of the Dallas Creek southwest of the 24 Road bridge and is nearing the ranch house.
8.5 The Dallas Creek has reached the barn on the ranch southwest of the 24 Road bridge.
7.5 Flooding is occuring along the riverside portions of the ranch southwest of the 24 Road bridge.
6.5 Water rises to the river gage location. Flooding is occuring over areas along the bank of the Dallas Creek southwest of the 24 Road bridge.
6 Dallas Creek has reached over the top of the riverbank near the ranch southwest of the 24 Road bridge.
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