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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Rio Grande near Del Norte are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Alamosa
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 7.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 6.5
Flood Stage: 5.5
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 6.80 ft on 10/05/1911
(2) 6.40 ft on 06/29/1927
(3) 6.16 ft on 06/19/1949
(4) 6.10 ft on 06/13/1921
(5) 5.91 ft on 06/09/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.53 ft on 05/29/2010
(2) 4.87 ft on 05/08/2009
(3) 4.92 ft on 05/21/2008
(4) 5.40 ft on 05/22/2005
(5) 5.33 ft on 06/02/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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13.5 Major Flood. Water flows over Twin Mountain Bridge on Hanna Lane Road west of Del Norte.
13 Major Flood. Water reaches base of Highway 112 Bridge in Del Norte. Serious residential and commercial flooding occurs.
11 Major Flood. Flood waters reach base of bridge at 7 Mile Plaza. Serious residential and commercial flooding occurs
8 Major Flood. Serious flooding inundates homes near Del Norte Park. Water flows into lumber yard and warehouses 2 miles east of Del Norte. Water threatens the approaches to the Twin Mountain Bridge on Hanna Lane Road.
7.5 Major Flood. Water reaches base of Twin Mountain Bridge on Hanna Lane Road west of Del Norte.
7 Moderate Flood. Water flows into farm properties and homes west of Del Norte. Serious lowland and meadow flooding occurs.
6.5 Moderate Flood. Water flows over low spots in Hanna Lane Road west of Del Norte. Water threatens homes and RV park near Del Norte Park in Del Norte. Homes near First Street and the Oak Street Bridge on Colorado Highway 112 are threatened by high water.
6 Minor Flood. Considerable agricultural flooding occurs.
5.5 Minor Flood. The Del Norte Riverwalk Trail floods.
5 Action Stage. The river is bankfull near Del Norte

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River stage observations provided by the Colorado Division of Water Resources
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