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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 Leshara are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near North Bend Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:13
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.38 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(2) 11.84 ft on 02/09/1996
(3) 9.55 ft on 02/03/2000
(4) 8.30 ft on 02/22/1997
(5) 8.30 ft on 05/31/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.38 ft on 03/15/2019 (P)
(2) 7.29 ft on 06/27/2018
(3) 7.36 ft on 08/18/2017
(4) 7.23 ft on 05/12/2016
(5) 7.29 ft on 06/07/2015
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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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15 The water level will be near the top of the Union Dike.
14.51 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.
14 Homes along Shunk Road will be flooded.
9 The bathrooms located on the north side of the main parking lot begin to flood.
8.5 Significant lowland flooding is occuring as the river is out of its banks. In addition the Papio NRD access site at Highway 64 is flooded.
7.5 The river is at bankfull and water will begin to overtop the natural river banks.
Photos
(1) Looking downstream from Highway 64 bridge (stage = 3.3 feet)
(2) Looking downstream from Highway 64, stage was 7.3 feet.

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Time-lapse photos taken from from the Hwy 64 Bridge on the Platte River near streamflow-gaging station 06796500. Photos taken every hour from June 1, 2012 to Aug. 6, 2012.



Video courtesy of the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center

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