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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Lincoln Creek near Seward 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.53 ft on 06/17/1957
(2) 19.91 ft on 05/12/2005
(3) 19.60 ft on 07/19/1985
(4) 19.55 ft on 06/15/1967
(5) 19.44 ft on 03/14/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.94 ft on 06/15/2022
(2) 15.61 ft on 03/15/2021
(3) 12.95 ft on 07/21/2020
(4) 19.44 ft on 03/14/2019
(5) 17.53 ft on 07/03/2018
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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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22.5 Water begins to impact the bottom of the bridge at the gage site.
20 Backwater effects the mouth of the creek and may affect the gage as well. When both the Blue and Lincoln Creeks are high and overflowing, a lake is created near the gage.
17 Continuous flooding continues across the lowlands with some county roads inundated by flood waters. Access to the gage from the east floods.
15 Rural overflows begin across the area.
(1) Looking downstream
(2) Looking upstream

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