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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Middle Fork Salt River near Holliday 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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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.17 ft on 07/26/2008
(2) 23.64 ft on 04/19/2013
(3) 21.53 ft on 05/09/2002
(4) 21.50 ft on 06/27/2008
(5) 21.31 ft on 05/30/2019
(6) 21.16 ft on 09/15/2008
(7) 20.80 ft on 05/29/2013
(8) 20.71 ft on 05/01/2017
(9) 20.49 ft on 07/02/2017
(10) 20.35 ft on 05/01/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.33 ft on 07/11/2021 (P)
(2) 18.35 ft on 07/01/2021 (P)
(3) 19.14 ft on 05/18/2021 (P)
(4) 19.68 ft on 04/12/2021 (P)
(5) 19.70 ft on 03/19/2021
(6) 18.35 ft on 07/15/2020
(7) 19.43 ft on 06/10/2020
(8) 17.11 ft on 06/04/2020
(9) 19.28 ft on 06/01/2020
(10) 19.59 ft on 03/10/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.78 ft on 08/08/2005
(2) 4.27 ft on 09/30/2006
(3) 4.34 ft on 11/14/2007
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29.6 The bridge at Highway A north of Holliday begins flooding.
28.3 Faith Walk Ministries church begins flooding at this height, based on July 2008 crest just below the top of the church foundation.
28.1 Bridge at Bridge Street begins flooding. Crest of bridge road surface remained dry during July 2008 flood.
27 The intersection of Washington and Smith Streets begin flooding. In July 2008, the water was about 2 ft deep.
26.5 Senior Center in Paris was evacuated near this elevation in July 2008, when water was about 3 ft deep.
26.4 Transformer near the corner of Hill and Madison Streets began flooding in July 2008, when water was about 3 ft deep.
26 Basements in homes near Smith and Fox Streets begin flooding. Basement of home at East Madison and Hill Streets had 4 to 5 ft of water in July 2008.
25.5 East Caldwell Street just below bridge over Town Branch begins flooding. This location had about 4 feet of water in July 2008.
24.5 The intersection of East Locust Street and Baskett Street begins flooding. Water was about 6 ft deep in July 2008.
24 Near this height, water will begin flowing over north Main Street (Business U.S. Highway 24 or Highway 15) just north of Paris. In July 2008, the water was 7+ ft deep at this location.
23 House and trailer home below bridge on Bridge Street floods. Water was 6-8 ft deep at this house in July 2008. Bridge Street likely floods at this height.
19 Wastewater lift station begins flooding at about this height. Water was 16 ft deep in July 2008.
18.1 Water exits the left bank downstream of the State Highway A bridge. Adjacent fields begin to flood.
17.5 Water exits the right bank downstream of the State Highway A bridge.
14.7 Water begins leaving the banks at the State Highway A bridge north of Holliday.
Photos
(1) East Locust Street at Baskett Street in late July, 2008.
(2) House on Bridge Street just north and upstream of bridge in late July, 2008.
(3) Looking north on Main Street in Paris toward the Middle Fork Salt River bridge in late July, 2008.
(4) Paris retirement center units in late July, 2008. These structures have since been razed.
(5) Sewage pump station in Paris on April 26, 2010 at a Holliday stage of 19.3 ft.
(6) Looking upstream from the Highway A bridge north of Holliday at a stage of 5.08 ft.
(7) Looking from the Highway A bridge north of Holliday looking downstream at a stage of 5.08 ft.
(8) Side view of a radar stream gage on the Highway A bridge north of Holliday.
(9) Gaging shelter at the Middle Fork Salt River near Holliday.

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