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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Portland are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Canon City Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Pueblo Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.94 ft on 07/06/2006
(2) 11.26 ft on 08/02/1976
(3) 10.09 ft on 08/02/1975
(4) 9.46 ft on 09/12/2013
(5) 8.93 ft on 07/23/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.43 ft on 06/23/2017
(2) 8.09 ft on 06/18/2015
(3) 9.46 ft on 09/12/2013
(4) 7.13 ft on 06/06/2010
(5) 12.94 ft on 07/06/2006
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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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15 Flood waters flow into parking lot of Holcim Cement Plant
12.5 Flood waters reach base of railroad bridge near Holcim Cement Plant
11 Major Flood Stage.
10 Moderate Flood.
9.5 Water rises to railroad tracks on east side of Holcim Cement Plant
9 Minor Flood. Considerable lowland and meadow flooding occurs
8 Minor agricultural flooding occurs
7 The river is bankfull
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream

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River stage observations provided by the Colorado Division of Water Resources
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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Pueblo, CO 81001
(719) 948-9429
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