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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts are not available for the Colorado River below Glenwood Springs. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 18.2
Flood Stage: 16.5
Action Stage: 15.7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.49 ft on 05/25/1984
(2) 11.74 ft on 06/25/1983
(3) 11.10 ft on 06/26/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.52 ft on 07/25/2012
(2) 11.10 ft on 06/26/2011
(3) 10.51 ft on 06/08/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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37 Water reaches low point of I-70 on right bank.
31 Railroad yard and John's Building and Home Center on left bank flooded.
30 Water reaches top of left bank, covering Devereux Rd and bridge.
23 Water Reaches bottom of Devereux Road bridge. Water floods lower portions of I-70 in Glenwood Springs. railroad tracks and Amtrack Station flood. Hotels and parking areas around hotsprings adjacent to I-70 flood.
20.2 Water overflows Two Rivers Park Boat Ramp and begins to cover baseball field.
20 Water nears railroad tracks and Amtrack station in Glenwood Springs.
18.2 Water reaches base of Two Rivers Park Plaza. CDOT facility parking lot on Centennial Drive begins to flood. Water enters Two Rivers Park.
17.5 Water reaches telephone poles on right bank.
17 Gaging station destroyed.
16.5 Water begins to cover dirt parking lot on right bank. Grassy areas along right bank flooded. Two Rivers Park Plaza Parking lot partially submerged.
15.7 The lawn and lower portions of the parking lot at the Two Rivers Park Plaza begin to flood.
13 Water inundates low lying grassy areas along right bank of river.
12.5 Walkway to gage house flooded.
12 River Reaches bankfull.
(1) Gaging Station
(2) Looking Downstream

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