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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Niobrara River near Verdel 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: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 9.5
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.38 ft on 03/14/2019
(2) 10.62 ft on 03/12/1966
(3) 10.36 ft on 03/20/1978
(4) 10.10 ft on 03/27/1960
(5) 9.68 ft on 03/27/1962
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.00 ft on 12/30/2022
(2) 7.06 ft on 01/05/2021
(3) 7.08 ft on 12/30/2020
(4) 19.38 ft on 03/14/2019
(5) 5.72 ft on 03/08/2018
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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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13.5 Water reaches the bottom of the Pishelville bridge located at the gage site.
10 A large expanse of the floodplain is inundated with water.
9 Both banks overflow and widespread flooding commences along the vast majority of the reach.
7 Some minor overflows begin along the low banks upstream of the gage.
(1) Gage house
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking upstream

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The graph below is from the USGS and represents river discharge.

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