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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Salinas River at Paso Robles are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.02 ft on 01/10/2023
(2) 29.41 ft on 03/10/2023
(3) 23.80 ft on 01/25/1969
(4) 22.99 ft on 03/10/1995
(5) 18.80 ft on 01/14/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.41 ft on 03/10/2023
(2) 32.02 ft on 01/10/2023
(3) 14.17 ft on 03/05/2001 (P)
(4) 15.08 ft on 02/07/1998
(5) 13.47 ft on 02/03/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.90 ft on 10/01/1969
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31 Flooding along reach of river including in and around paso robles. Flooding threatens paso robles wastewater treatment plant and downtown.
29 Flooding in and around atascadero. Backs up atascadero creek into river gardens neighborhood, floods highway 41. Erosion threats along entire reach, threatens homes on banks, agricultural land, low-lying areas south of highway 41 bridge.
23 Halcon Road near Atascadero floods and washes out.

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