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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Platte River at Brady are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Cozad (North Channel)
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.80 ft on 09/23/2013 (P)
(2) 9.60 ft on 05/14/1973
(3) 9.20 ft on 06/29/1983
(4) 9.12 ft on 05/09/1999
(5) 8.80 ft on 05/23/1980
(6) 8.40 ft on 06/21/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 0.00 ft on 05/29/2019
(2) 0.00 ft on 05/03/2018
(3) 0.00 ft on 06/02/2017
(4) 0.00 ft on 05/31/2016
(5) 0.00 ft on 06/20/2015
(6) 0.00 ft on 06/10/2014
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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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12 Widespread flooding along the Platte River and in Brady south of Highway 30 and the railroad tracks. Water may approach the Dairy Queen and gas station parking lot just north of Interstate 80. Homes and properties on both sides of the north channel may flood.
11 Major flood stage. Widespread flooding along the Platte River including areas along McCollough Road and East Island Road.
10 Water reaches McCullough road along the north side of the Platte River. Water may begin to surround homes and could restrict access to homes and properties.
9 Moderate flood stage. West of Brady flooding occurs between McCullough Road and East Island Road and Interstate 80. East of Brady flooding of agricultural land occurs near Interstate 80. Both of the north channels may overflow.
7.5 Flood Stage. Minor flooding along and near the Platte River.
7 The river is near bankfull with ponding of water in low lying areas along the river.
Photos
(1) Platte River at Brady - looking upstream with high river levels
(2) Looking downstream from the highway. River stage 4.4 feet.
(3) Looking downstream with gage house distant left bank. River stage 4.4 feet.
(4) Platte River at Brady - looking upstream with low river levels
(5) Platte River at Brady - gage
(6) Platte River at Brady - panoramic view with low water
(7) Platte River at Brady - looking downstream with low water levels
(8) Platte River at Brady - looking downstream during high river levels
(9) Platte River at Brady - panoramic view with high water
(10) Looking upstream at the main channel. River stage 4.4 feet.

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