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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tres Palacios River near Midfield are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 37.00 ft on 06/01/1960
(2) 35.00 ft on 08/01/1945
(3) 32.43 ft on 10/17/1983
(4) 31.80 ft on 06/06/2019
(5) 31.73 ft on 09/20/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.80 ft on 06/06/2019
(2) 25.45 ft on 05/10/2019
(3) 28.15 ft on 12/08/2018
(4) 25.37 ft on 11/01/2018
(5) 30.21 ft on 08/29/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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32 Water will be into the house on the right upstream side of the river. The bridge at FM 456 is cut off and water is over the road on FM 1468 near Clemville, FM 2431 east of Midfield, and FM 2853 southeast of Blessing with many homes in the El Dorado Country subdivision upstream and Oak Grove and Tres Palacios Oaks subdivisions flooded. The river will be almost one half mile wide in the vicinity of the gage.
29 Major lowland flooding begins as both approaches to the FM 456 bridge are cut off and water is over the road on FM 1468 near Clemville, FM 2431 east of Midfield, and FM 2853 southeast of Blessing with several homes in the El Dorado Country subdivision upstream and Oak Grove and Tres Palacios Oaks downstream flooded.
28 Water is over the road on FM 1468 near Clemville, FM 2431 east of Midfield, and FM 2853 southeast of Blessing all in Matagorda County with homes in the subdivisions of El Dorado Country upstream and Oak Grove and Tres Palacios Oaks downstream threatened.
26 Moderate lowland flooding begins with water well into the flood plain on the right upstream bank and within inches of spilling over the east approach to the bridge at FM 456. The river will be almost one quarter mile wide in the vicinity of the gage.
24 Minor lowland flooding begins as water spills into the flood plain on the right upstream bank and covers the meander point at the meander curve.

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