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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 Slater are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9.5
Action Stage: 8.3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.95 ft on 04/25/1974
(2) 8.87 ft on 06/06/2011
(3) 8.78 ft on 05/23/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.11 ft on 05/20/2016
(2) 6.10 ft on 05/07/2015
(3) 7.52 ft on 05/30/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12.8 The surface of the Little Snake River nears the base of the bridge on Focus Ranch. Major flooding is occurring along with severe erosion of river banks.
11.3 Low-lying portions of 129 Road in the vicinity of bridge on Focus Ranch are beginning to flood. Moderate flooding of property along the Little Snake River is occurring. River banks are unstable.
10 Water reaches the foundations of buildings on Focus Ranch. Minor flooding of low-lying agricultural land is occurring.
8.7 The Little Snake River reaches the top of the right bank near Focus Ranch. Water begins to pool on low-lying agricultural land near and along the left and right river banks.
6.5 Little Snake River reaches the top of the left bank near Focus Ranch.

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