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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Salmon River at Salmon are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at White Bird
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.33 ft on 02/07/1985
(2) 9.62 ft on 01/08/1942
(3) 9.60 ft on 01/12/1973
(4) 9.50 ft on 12/13/1983
(5) 9.15 ft on 06/06/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.15 ft on 06/06/2017
(2) 7.16 ft on 04/27/2012
(3) 7.28 ft on 06/24/2011
(4) 7.19 ft on 06/05/2010
(5) 7.76 ft on 05/21/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.83 ft on 08/26/1988
(2) 0.96 ft on 02/06/1982
(3) 1.00 ft on 01/30/1980
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9.5 Homes and businesses near the river may experience flooding.
8 A few houses near the river may experience flooding.
7.5 Some farmland and low lying areas near salmon may be flooded.

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