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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bonita Creek near Morenci are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.30 ft on 10/02/1983
(2) 16.50 ft on 01/18/1993
(3) 11.43 ft on 07/31/2006
(4) 10.28 ft on 07/26/1999
(5) 9.93 ft on 01/05/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.43 ft on 07/31/2006
(2) 5.53 ft on 03/21/2003
(3) 4.49 ft on 12/16/2002
(4) 9.68 ft on 10/11/2000
(5) 7.46 ft on 08/28/2000
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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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18 City of Safford's Pumping Plant likley under water.
16 City of Safford Pumping Plant threatened.
13 Bonita Creek Access Road impassible at all road crossings, isolating recreational users in the canyon.
11 Water encroaches on road crossings along Bonita Creek Access Road. BLM day-use areas begin to flood.

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