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Canadian River at Amarillo Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2017Highest Observation: 2.11 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:30PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:45PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 2 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.94 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.94 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.93 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.89 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.78 ft at 6:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.76 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.59 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:15PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:45PM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 11:15AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:45AM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:15PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:45PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:00PM Aug 21, 2017Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:15PM Aug 21, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesAMAT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:30PM Aug 21, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.6 ft at 9:15 PM CDT 21-Aug-2017. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 18 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Canadian River at Amarillo 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 10/01/1904
(2) 24.00 ft on 01/01/1914
(3) 24.00 ft on 05/14/1914
(4) 15.70 ft on 07/25/1941 (P)
(5) 15.20 ft on 05/30/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.30 ft on 09/20/2013
(2) 7.69 ft on 08/10/1996
(3) 9.48 ft on 06/24/1996
(4) 11.88 ft on 08/17/1981
(5) 13.10 ft on 06/26/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.80 ft on 01/01/1980

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15 Major flooding of Rosita Creek Recreational Area. Considerable flooding of ranch land likely along the Canadian River in Potter and Oldham county. Flooding of farm land at Boys Ranch possible.
10 Portions of Rosita Creek Flats Recreational Area floods. Primitive campers and recreational vehicles are in imminent danger. Dirt roads that lead to highway 287 from Rosita Creek Flats are impassable.
7 Dirt road that runs east alongside the river channel becomes flooded. This road leads to Rosita Creek Flats Recreation Area, where primitive camping occurs.
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Latitude: 35.470278° N, Longitude: 101.879167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 2989.16 ft 2996.16 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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