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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 near Ashland are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Louisville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.32 ft on 03/16/2019
(2) 23.05 ft on 02/20/1997
(3) 21.98 ft on 02/17/2011
(4) 21.45 ft on 07/25/1993
(5) 21.39 ft on 03/15/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.04 ft on 02/10/2022
(2) 18.31 ft on 03/15/2021
(3) 18.04 ft on 05/27/2020
(4) 24.32 ft on 03/16/2019
(5) 19.80 ft on 06/27/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 13.01 ft on 08/18/2012
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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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27.5 Major flooding is in progress and water nears the bottom of the Highway 6 bridge.
22 Floodwaters will begin to impact the Linoma Beach area along the Sarpy County side.
21.5 The river begins to spread out for quite a distance from both banks with respect to flooding conditions. Flooding is widespread along and across the reach.
20 The river is at bankfull and overflows begin onto farmlands on both sides of the gage.
(1) Location of staff gage.
(2) Looking downstream (stage = 14 feet)
(3) Looking east (stage = 14 feet)
(4) Looking west (stage = 14 feet)
(5) Exposed gauge line and staff gauge (stage = 14 feet)
(6) Looking upstream (very low flow)
(7) Looking downstream (very low flow)

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The graph below is from the USGS and represents river discharge.

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