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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Shoshone River near Lovell are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.51 ft on 06/18/2018
(2) 11.27 ft on 06/13/2001
(3) 11.08 ft on 06/18/2009
(4) 10.53 ft on 07/05/1998
(5) 10.52 ft on 07/15/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.08 ft on 05/28/2019
(2) 11.51 ft on 06/18/2018
(3) 9.43 ft on 07/02/2017
(4) 7.87 ft on 10/04/2016
(5) 7.42 ft on 09/25/2016
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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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12 Water begins to enter the sewage lagoons along right bank. Major flooding of agricultural land and farm houses adjacent to river. Highway 37 may become impassable north of Cetgo Bridge.
11.5 Water nearing top of main dike at sewage lagoons along right bank. Dike should be monitored for erosion problems.
11.27 Record stage---(6/13/2001).
11 Flood stage. Water up against main dike at sewage lagoons along right bank. Minor flooding of agricultural land and farm houses adjacent to river. Water over low areas of Highway 37 north of Cetgo Bridge.
10 Bankfull stage. Standing water begins to overflow into low areas north of Highway 37 Cetgo Bridge. Minor flooding along low lying areas upstream and downstream of Lovell.
9.16 Record flow---16,400 cfs (6/10/1981).
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream---Very High Flow (near 9,000 cfs)---June 2018
(2) Looking Downstream---Very High Flow (near 9,000 cfs)---June 2018
(3) Looking Upstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2009
(4) Looking Downstream---High Flow (near 7,000 cfs)---June 2009
(5) Looking Upstream---Low Flow
(6) Looking Downstream---Low Flow

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