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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Trinity River at Riverside are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 140
Moderate Flood Stage: 136
Flood Stage: 133.5
Action Stage: 132
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 142.61 ft on 05/05/1942
(2) 141.69 ft on 04/09/1945
(3) 139.61 ft on 05/04/1957
(4) 139.56 ft on 06/11/1908
(5) 138.93 ft on 10/18/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 133.72 ft on 01/09/2021 (P)
(2) 133.54 ft on 02/22/2020 (P)
(3) 134.95 ft on 06/19/2019
(4) 136.83 ft on 05/25/2019
(5) 136.83 ft on 05/12/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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140 Major lowland flooding begins with widespread flooding in Trinity and Walker Counties. Water is in several homes in the Deep River Plantation and Green Rich Shores subdivisions. Roads into several subdivisions in Walker and Trinity Counties and secondary roads along the river are inundated.
138 Moderate lowland flooding continues with water 3 to 4 feet below the State Highway 19 Bridge and Plantation Drive near FM 230 is inundated. FM 2978 is flooded and impassable. Up to one foot of water is flowing over Thomas Lake Road which remains impassable. Several roads into the Green Rich Shores and Deep River Plantation subdivisions are covered with up to one foot of water and homes in Deep River Plantation are threatened.
137 Moderate lowland flooding continues as several homes in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision in Walker County flood and water covers Thomas Lake Road. The lowest buildings off FM 980 northwest of Riverside flood.
136.8 Moderate lowland flooding continues as the approaches to the FM 3478 bridge upstream of the gage are inundated and impassable. The lowest homes in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision are flooded with up to one half foot of water. Thomas Lake Road remains flooded and the lowest roads into properties off FM 980 northwest of Riverside are inundated and impassable.
136 Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage. The lowest homes in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision are flooded and Thomas Lake Road is inundated and impassable. Low roads in the Deep River Plantation Subdivision are inundated. The lowest roads into properties off FM 980 northwest of Riverside are inundated and the lowest buildings are threatened.
135 Minor lowland flooding continues as significant backwater up Thomas Lake floods the lowest areas in the Green Rich Shore Subdivision in Walker County with the boat ramp completely inundated. The lowest lying areas in the Deep River Plantation Subdivision and FM 980 northwest of Riverside are threatened.
134 Minor lowland flooding continues with the boat ramp in the Deep River Plantation Subdivision in Walker County inundated. Backwater flooding up Thomas Lake in Walker County floods the boat ramp in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision in Walker County.
133.5 Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage with water in the Green Rich Shores subdivision. Backwater flooding up Wright's Creek impacts Plantation Drive in the Deep River Plantation subdivision.
132 Bankfull stage. Water begins to overflow the main channel in the vicinity of the gage.

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