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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 Roca are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lincoln (Pioneers Boulevard)
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21.5
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 05/08/1950
(2) 22.70 ft on 07/10/1958
(3) 22.00 ft on 06/02/1951
(4) 21.86 ft on 05/07/2015
(5) 21.76 ft on 07/25/1992
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.49 ft on 07/29/2023 (P)
(2) 11.64 ft on 05/26/2022
(3) 17.59 ft on 03/14/2021
(4) 20.94 ft on 06/19/2020
(5) 19.26 ft on 05/28/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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26 Major flooding has inundated the vast majority of the reach as well as the town of Roca.
23.2 Roca begins to flood as the railroad tracks have been overtopped. Water is also likely flowing over the Roca Road bridge coming into town.
22.55 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.
21.5 Widespread flooding is occurring along the reach.
20.5 Water reaches the bottom of the Roca Road bridge at the gage site.
19.5 Roca road west of the gage site floods.
19 Lowlands on the left bank begin to flood.
18 Saltillo Road located 2.8 miles downstream of the gage near Highway 77 floods.

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