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North Canadian River at Oklahoma City at Britton Road Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 7.98 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 7.98 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.81 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.77 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 5:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 6:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 7:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 8:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 8:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 10:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 11:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 11:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 12:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 2:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 2:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 3:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 3:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 5:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 5:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 7 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.9 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 26, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 27, 2014Forecast: 6.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 27, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOKBO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:46PM Dec 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:33AM Dec 22)Latest observed value: 7.3 ft at 6:00 PM CST 22-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the North Canadian River at Oklahoma City at Britton Road are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.80 ft on 05/09/1993
(2) 23.95 ft on 06/01/2013 (P)
(3) 23.48 ft on 06/13/1989
(4) 22.39 ft on 06/09/1995
(5) 22.38 ft on 08/22/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.18 ft on 06/05/2013 (P)
(2) 23.95 ft on 06/01/2013 (P)
(3) 17.95 ft on 05/23/2013 (P)
(4) 18.40 ft on 07/08/2010 (P)
(5) 17.90 ft on 07/06/2010 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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27 Numerous homes and businesses in Jones are damaged by major depths of flooding... or be surrounded by dangerous overflows to streets. Rural areas east of Oklahoma City near Spencer and downstream suffer severe damages to buildings... equipment... and roads.
26 Rural lands and roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by damaging depths with swift currents. The town of Spencer is not threatened by floodwaters from the river. Several homes and businesses in Jones sustain significant flooding or are surrounded by deep water in streets.
25 Rural lands and roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by damaging depths with swift currents. The town of Spencer is not threatened by floodwaters by the river. several homes and businesses in Jones sustain significant flooding or be surrounded by deep water in streets.
24 Croplands... pastures... and local roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by damaging overflows. Spencer is not threatened by floodwaters. Several homes and business in Jones may see flooding or be isolated by water in streets.
23 Croplands... pastures... and local roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by damaging overflows. Spencer is not threatened by floodwaters. Several homes and business in Jones may see flooding or be isolated by water in streets.
22 Croplands... pastures... and rural roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by significant overflow depths. Spencer is not affected by floodwaters... while shallow flooding may reach the outskirts of Jones.
21 Croplands... pastures... and rural roads east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are inundated by significant overflow depths. Spencer is not affected by floodwaters... while shallow flooding may reach outskirts of Jones.
20 Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly flooded... and some local roads may overflow.
19 Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly flooded... and some local roads may overflow.
18 Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly flooded.
17 Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones are briefly flooded.
16 Low-lying croplands and pastures east of Oklahoma City near the towns of Spencer and Jones may be briefly flooded.
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Latitude: 35.565556° N, Longitude: 97.366944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 1109.4 ft 1126.4 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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