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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Saline River (KS) at Lincoln are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Tescott
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 36
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 28
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 38.55 ft on 07/23/1993
(2) 36.40 ft on 04/15/1987
(3) 35.82 ft on 06/24/1993
(4) 35.50 ft on 03/24/1987
(5) 35.10 ft on 05/23/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.12 ft on 05/17/2021
(2) 21.90 ft on 06/22/2020
(3) 29.55 ft on 05/22/2019
(4) 26.11 ft on 10/10/2018
(5) 27.73 ft on 05/21/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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38 Widespread flooding of low-lying and agricultural areas can be expected. Several roads near Lincoln will be flooded.
36 Highway 14 south of the gage site begins to flood.
33 Flood waters cover 220th Road near the river, located just southeast of Lincoln. Expect the river to be out of its banks between 1/4 to 1/2 miles in expanse. Lowland flooding occurs east and west of town.
32 The lowlands around the gage site begin to flood. Much of this lowland is cultivated land.
30 The railroad tracks flood 4 miles west of Lincoln when Spillman Creek is high. Water may be near 2 feet deep.
(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Lower staff gage
(4) Upper staff gage

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