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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Salt Creek near Ashland are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.10 ft on 03/14/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.40 ft on 06/17/2022
(2) 15.92 ft on 03/15/2021
(3) 12.60 ft on 05/23/2020
(4) 14.58 ft on 10/02/2019
(5) 22.10 ft on 03/14/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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26.21 This value represents a level not seen on Salt Creek since the Great Flood of 1908.
23 At this level a parking lot/boat ramp located along the left bank begins to flood.
21 Local levees along the river are threatened with overtopping. In addition, substantial damages are occurring at the campground near Highway 6.
20 Water will begin to impact a campground just downstream of the Highway 6 bridge. During the summer, this campground may be filled with as many as 50 campers.
18 Lowland flooding, including around Ashland, begins.
(1) Campground just downstream of Highway 6 (above flood stage)
(2) Campground just downstream of Highway 6 (at action stage)
(3) Looking downstream (at action stage)
(4) Looking upstream (at action stage)
(5) USGS radar gage

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