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*Forecasts may not be available for all locations. Forecasts are updated more routinely when flooding is anticipated or ongoing.


South Platte basin North Platte basin Platte basin & nearby creeks

 South Platte River @ Julesburg, CO

 North Platte River @ Lisco  Platte River @ Maxwell

 South Platte River @ Roscoe

 North Platte River @ Lewellen  Platte River @ Brady

 South Platte River @ North Platte

 North Platte River @ Sutherland  Stinking Water Creek @ Palisade


 North Platte River @ North Platte

 Frenchman Creek @ Palisade
Dismal, Loup & Calamus basins Niobrara & Elkhorn basins Far northern Nebraska & adjacent areas

 Dismal River @ Thedford (14mi. S)

 Niobrara River @ Sparks  Keyapaha River @ Welewa, SD

 South Loup River @ Arnold

 Elkhorn River @ Atkinson  Missouri River @ Greenwood, SD

 North Loup River @ Taylor

 Elkhorn River @ Ewing  Niobrara River @ Verdel

 Calamus River @ Burwell

 Elkhorn River (S. fork) @ Ewing  Ponca Creek @ Verdel


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Weather Prediction Center

Missouri Basin River Forecast Center


CoCoRaHS (Daily precip reports)

High Plains Regional Climate Center