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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Lodge Creek below McRae Creek at International Boundary 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 9.5
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.36 ft on 09/25/1986
(2) 14.40 ft on 06/14/1962
(3) 12.73 ft on 04/07/1952
(4) 11.85 ft on 03/20/1976
(5) 11.70 ft on 04/09/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.36 ft on 04/22/2018
(2) 2.36 ft on 03/20/2017
(3) 3.42 ft on 11/02/2016
(4) 6.25 ft on 03/13/2015
(5) 5.59 ft on 03/19/2014
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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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11.5 Around 11.5 Feet...Flooding occurs over northern Hill County. Water usually comes from the Cypress Hills in southern Canada. Most damage is usually in Blaine County. Empty grain bins could be washed away. The gauge is actually in southern Alberta. (March 2017)
10.29 April 24 2018 - The Lodge Creek rose to near 10.3 feet this year. No impacts were reported, yet areal flooding did occur because of snowmelt in northern Hill and northern Blaine counties. The gauge is acutally in southern Alberta.

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