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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yampa River near Deerlodge Park are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13.5
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.13 ft on 05/18/1984
(2) 16.21 ft on 06/09/2011
(3) 13.94 ft on 05/23/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.61 ft on 04/29/2012
(2) 16.21 ft on 06/09/2011
(3) 12.03 ft on 06/10/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24 Flooding is occurring around the ranger residence near the Deerlodge Park Campground.
21 Much of the Deerlodge Park campground is flooded. Major bank erosion is occurring.
17 Major flooding of agricultural is occurring. Water has reached the bottom of the 25 Road bridge. Portions of the access road to Deerlodge Park campground are washed out.
16.1 Portions of the access road to the Deerlodge campground are flooded and impassable. Major erosion of the river banks is occurring.
15 Moderate flooding of low-lying areas and agricultural land is occurring. Portions of the Deerlodge Park Campground are flooded and inaccessible.
13.5 Flooding is occurring in the Deerlodge Park Campground. Campsites adjacent to the river are flooded. The boat ramp at the campground is inaccessible. River banks are unstable due to erosion.
12 The Yampa River reaches bankfull in spots. Minor flooding is occurring in low-lying fields and agricultural land.
10 Some minor flooding of low-lying tree and shrub covered areas within the river channel is occurring.

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