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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Platte River at Casper are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Sinclair Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Glenrock
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.34 ft on 06/09/1984
(2) 7.90 ft on 06/20/2011
(3) 7.66 ft on 06/23/1983
(4) 7.19 ft on 06/25/2010
(5) 7.18 ft on 06/12/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.13 ft on 04/05/2019
(2) 4.18 ft on 07/16/2018
(3) 4.76 ft on 06/11/2017
(4) 6.97 ft on 06/13/2016
(5) 4.01 ft on 03/19/2015
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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 Flooding of low lying areas at mobile home park along left bank adjacent to river gage. Major flooding of Platte River Parkway.
8.3 Record stage. (6/23/1983)
8 Flood stage. Widespread flooding of low lying areas of Platte River Parkway. Water begins to enter low areas of mobile home park along left bank adjacent to river gage.
7 Bankfull stage. Water enters parking lot of Tate Pumphouse Restaurant. Low lying areas along the Platte River Parkway are totally submerged.
6.5 Water begins to enter low lying areas along Platte River Parkway. Water nears low lying areas adjacent to the Tate Pumphouse Restaurant.
(1) Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2010
(2) Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2010
(3) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(4) Looking Downstream---Low Flow
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