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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Colorado River (TX) near Ballinger 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.00 ft on 01/01/1884
(2) 32.00 ft on 08/06/1906
(3) 28.60 ft on 06/18/1936
(4) 27.90 ft on 10/14/1957
(5) 27.78 ft on 09/29/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.44 ft on 05/18/2019
(2) 19.09 ft on 10/19/2018
(3) 22.97 ft on 10/18/2018
(4) 27.78 ft on 09/29/2012
(5) 24.30 ft on 06/04/2000
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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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24 Major flooding will occur. Homes in northwest Ballinger will become flooded. Secondary roads and low water crossings will be impassible.
22 Moderate flooding will occur to pasture land and oil fields. Fish farm equipment areas and storage buildings will be flooded. Secondary roads and low water crossings will be impassible.
21 Moderate flooding of pasture land and fish farm equipment areas will occur. Secondary roads and low water crossings may be flooded.
18 Minor lowland flooding of pasture land will occur.
(1) Looking upstream from Highway 2111 Bridge.
(2) Looking downstream from Highway 2111 Bridge.

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