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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Wind River near Riverton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.91 ft on 06/09/2010
(2) 10.86 ft on 02/10/2017
(3) 10.85 ft on 06/17/1963
(4) 10.19 ft on 05/08/2016
(5) 9.82 ft on 06/09/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.86 ft on 06/06/2021
(2) 6.52 ft on 06/07/2020
(3) 8.86 ft on 06/09/2019
(4) 6.95 ft on 06/19/2018
(5) 6.91 ft on 06/02/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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13 Flooding along highway 789 may make highway impassable.
12.5 Flooding of highway 789 intensifies. Standing water on highway 135 may make highway impassable.
12 Water will be entering highway 789 along low lying areas. Standing water on highway 135 along low lying areas near bridge. Access road to fort rendezvous campground will be inundated and unpassable.
11.91 Record stage (6/9/2010).
11.5 Highway 138 near Arapahoe closed due to high water near the bridge. Lower ends of Fort Rendezvous Campground are totally inundated.
10.85 Record flow---14,700 cfs (6/17/1963).
10 Lower campsites in Fort Rendezvous Campground become inundated with water. Highway 135 and 789 begin having water along low lying areas of the road. Water begins to encroach homes along left and right banks near Highway 135 Bridge.
9 The lowest tier of Fort Rendezvous campsites is under less than 1 ft of water. Escape routes are not affected.
8 Flood stage. The Rendezvous Campground experiences minor flooding of the lowest riverside campsites on the west end. People who live in mobile homes directly adjacent to the river along the right bank will have standing water in their front yard. Minor flooding along either side of Highways 135 and 789. Highway structures are not affected.
7 Bankfull stage.
(1) Looking Upstream---Ice Jam Flooding---February 2017
(2) Looking Downstream---Ice Jam Flooding--- February 2017
(3) Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 13,000 cfs)---June 2010
(4) Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 13,000 cfs)---June 2010
(5) Looking Upstream--Moderate Flow
(6) Looking Downstream--Moderate Flow
(7) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(8) Looking Downstream---Low Flow

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