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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the San Miguel River near Placerville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historic Crests
(1) 8.06 ft on 06/10/1985
(2) 7.24 ft on 05/14/1984
(3) 6.24 ft on 06/28/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.57 ft on 09/09/2014
(2) 3.87 ft on 05/28/2013
(3) 3.40 ft on 05/23/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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18.89 Water is flowing over the surface of the M44 Bridge.
15.9 Water is flowing over the Geyser Road Bridge.
12.6 Water has reached the bottom of the M44 Road Bridge.
11.7 Water has reached the bottom of the Geyser Road Bridge in Placerville.
8 Some residential flooding along the San Miguel River near Placerville is occurring
7 Portions of Highway 145 in the vicinity of Placerville are flooded.
6.5 Portions of the Placerville Park and Recreation area are flooded.
6 Minor low land flooding can be expected adjacent to the river.
5 The river has reached bankfull in places.

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