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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Snake River near Lily are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.50 ft on 05/27/1926
(2) 9.85 ft on 05/18/1984
(3) 9.80 ft on 06/09/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.42 ft on 05/18/2021
(2) 6.93 ft on 05/05/2020
(3) 6.19 ft on 06/09/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24 The 10 Road Bridge over the Little Snake River is flooded and impassable.
19 Low-lying portions of 25 Road near the 10 Road bridge are beginning to flood.
18 Water nears the bottom of the 10 Road bridge over the Little Snake River.
14 Major flooding of agricultural land and low-lying portions of roads along the Little Snake River is occurring. Ranch land and ranch buildings along the Little Snake River between 10 Road and Hwy 318 begin to flood.
13.5 Water will cover sections of Highway 318 west of Sunbeam. Farm buildings near the Hwy 318 bridge of the Little Snake River are beginning to flood.
13 Agricultural and pastoral land in Lily Park is flooding. Moderate bank erosion is occurring. Portions of 10 Road near the Little Snake River bridge are impassable.
12 Low-lying portions of 10 Road near bridge across the Little Snake River are beginning to flood.
10 Minor flooding of low-lying agricultural land along the river is occurring.
7.5 The Little Snake River is reaching bankfull in spots.

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