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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts are not available for the Cheyenne River near Angostura Reservoir. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 3187.2
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 3,189.37 ft on 05/20/1978
(2) 3,189.00 ft on 06/18/1962
(3) 3,188.42 ft on 05/25/1971
(4) 3,188.00 ft on 06/17/1967
(5) 3,187.91 ft on 05/27/1957
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.07 ft on 06/06/2022
(2) 3,180.96 ft on 05/17/2022
(3) 3,186.78 ft on 05/24/2019
(4) 3,187.14 ft on 03/22/2019
(5) 3,186.73 ft on 05/21/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3,162.90 ft on 09/28/1960
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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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3199 Dam crest elevation.
3198.1 Maximum Water Surface or Top of Surcharge Capacity.
3195 Discharge from the reservoir is about 120,000 cfs with automatic control; higher with high inflows and manual control.
3187.2 Top of active conservation elevation.
3163 Elevation at top of inactive storage.
3062 Streambed elevation at dam axis.
(1) Angostura Dam and Reservoir
(2) Releases from Angostura Reservoir
(3) Looking north

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