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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 at Lincoln (27th Street) 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: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 26.5
Flood Stage: 20.5
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.87 ft on 05/07/2015
(2) 26.52 ft on 07/24/1993
(3) 26.15 ft on 06/02/1951
(4) 26.05 ft on 05/09/1950
(5) 23.80 ft on 10/11/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.37 ft on 06/17/2022
(2) 12.66 ft on 03/14/2021
(3) 11.80 ft on 05/23/2020
(4) 21.44 ft on 03/13/2019
(5) 15.00 ft on 09/04/2018
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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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33 The top of the levee on the right bank is overtopped at the gage site. At this level, water reaches the bottom of the 27th street bridge.
32.96 This level represents a flood that has a 1-percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year. For more information click here.
29 Major flooding is imminent as levees may begin to be overtopped. At this level the water is near the level observed in May of 2015.
20.5 Overflows occur upstream of the levee, Calvert Street and upstream, and downstream of the levee just below the railroad bridge near the gage.
(1) Looking downstream from gauge site
(2) Staff gauge with flood levels
(3) Looking upstream from gauge site

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