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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Applegate River near Applegate are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Applegate Reservoir Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Wilderville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.41 ft on 01/15/1974
(2) 19.57 ft on 12/22/1964
(3) 18.70 ft on 02/20/1927
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.90 ft on 01/01/1997
(2) 9.10 ft on 12/09/1996
(3) 20.41 ft on 01/15/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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17 Expect significant flooding along Highway 238 with widespread flooding of agricultural lands and private residences. Also expect significant damage to irrigation installations and major bank erosion.
15 Some sections of Applegate Road south of Ruch and south of the Little Applegate River confluence will begin to flood. Numerous homes and structures along and near the Applegate River banks will likely be threatened by flood waters.
14 Expect lowland agricultural flooding and flooding of structures along and near the Applegage River in lower spots.
13 The river has reached flood stage. Flooding of low-lying agricultural lands and structures along the river is likely.
12 Action stage. The Applegate River is at bankfull. Some minor flooding of structures along the river is likely.
6 Private low-lying bridges along the Applegate River are under water.
4.59 Private low-lying bridges along the Applegate River begin to flood.

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