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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the New Fork River near Big Piney are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.30 ft on 06/19/2017
(2) 8.28 ft on 06/07/1986
(3) 8.15 ft on 06/10/1972
(4) 7.84 ft on 06/27/1965
(5) 7.60 ft on 06/11/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.03 ft on 06/09/2019 (P)
(2) 6.74 ft on 06/20/2018
(3) 6.40 ft on 06/02/2018
(4) 8.30 ft on 06/19/2017
(5) 6.21 ft on 06/09/2016
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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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9.5 Expect water at base of bridge upstream of gage. Sublette County Road 23-175 near bridge to 1000 feet north of bridge may be totally submerged and impassable.
8.5 Standing water on low spots of Sublette County Road 23-175 near bridge to 700-1000 ft north of bridge. Major amd widespread low land pasture and agricultural flooding.
8.3 Record stage and flow---9,400 cfs (6/19/2017).
8 Flood stage. Low land pasture and agricultural flooding intensifies and becomes more widespread.
7 Bankfull stage. Minor lowland and pasture flooding.
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream---High Flows (near 9,000 cfs)---early June 2017
(2) Looking Downstream---High Flows (near 9,000 cfs)---early June 2017
(3) High Water nr Sublette Cty Rd 23-175 (near 9,000 cfs/river stages > 8.0')---early June 2017
(4) Looking Upstream---Moderate Flow
(5) Looking Downstream---Moderate Flow
(6) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(7) Looking Downstream---Low Flow

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