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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Salt River near Chrysotile -Salt River Canyon are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Roosevelt
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.33 ft on 01/08/1993
(2) 18.00 ft on 01/19/1916
(3) 17.35 ft on 12/18/1978
(4) 16.06 ft on 02/15/1980
(5) 15.94 ft on 01/28/2008
(6) 15.84 ft on 10/02/1983
(7) 15.18 ft on 02/07/1937
(8) 15.10 ft on 03/02/1978
(9) 15.08 ft on 03/14/1941
(10) 15.00 ft on 01/14/1952
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.44 ft on 01/22/2010
(2) 15.94 ft on 01/28/2008
(3) 12.47 ft on 02/12/2005
(4) 18.33 ft on 01/08/1993
(5) 13.71 ft on 03/02/1991
(6) 12.88 ft on 12/28/1984
(7) 15.84 ft on 10/02/1983
(8) 16.06 ft on 02/15/1980
(9) 17.35 ft on 12/18/1978
(10) 15.10 ft on 03/02/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 07/06/1955
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75 Water reaches the US 60 Highway bridge.
70 The bottom of the rest area main building floods.
45 The USGS wellhouse begins flooding.
37 The rest area, lower picnic areas, and the lower pathway to the gage flood.
27 Major flooding occurs.
23 Moderate flooding occurs.
18.32 Flow of record, recorded January 8, 1993, 76,600 cfs
18 Flood stage
16 Bankfull
15 Alert stage

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