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North Canadian River near Shawnee Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)SWNO2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:46PM Oct 23, 2017)Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 30 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the North Canadian River near Shawnee 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.90 ft on 05/10/1993
(2) 18.00 ft on 06/02/2013
(3) 17.50 ft on 05/24/2015
(4) 17.35 ft on 08/23/2007
(5) 17.00 ft on 06/16/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.50 ft on 05/24/2015
(2) 18.00 ft on 06/02/2013
(3) 17.00 ft on 06/16/2010
(4) 17.35 ft on 08/23/2007
(5) 16.40 ft on 06/07/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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

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26 Serious flooding will hit homes and require evacuation of the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. the floodwaters will bring very destructive currents... and depths up to 8 feet... over agricultural lands and rural roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
25 Serious flooding will hit homes and require evacuation of the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. the floodwaters will bring very destructive currents... and depths up to 7 feet... over agricultural lands and rural roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
24 Serious flooding will hit homes and require evacuation of the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. the floodwaters will bring dangerous currents... and depths up to 6 feet... over agricultural lands and rural roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
23 Serious flooding will hit homes and require evacuation of the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. the floodwaters will bring dangerous currents... and depths up to 5 feet... over agricultural lands and rural roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
22 Serious flooding will hit homes and require evacuation of the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. the floodwaters will bring dangerous currents... and depths up to 4 feet... over agricultural lands and rural roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
21 Serious flooding will hit homes in the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. flooding of agricultural lands and rural roads will be dangerous with depths up to 3 feet... in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
20 Flooding will affect homes in the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River. look for agricultural flooding to depths averaging 2 feet... in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
19 Shallow flooding with depths of about 1 foot will cover rural areas and roads in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee. Street flooding will isolate homes in the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River.
18 Agricultural flooding will occur in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee. Street flooding may isolate homes in the community east of Beard Bridge on the south side of the North Canadian River.
17 Shallow flooding of low-lying areas near the river may occur in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
16 Shallow flooding of low-lying areas near the river may occur in Pottawatomie County near Shawnee.
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Latitude: 35.332800° N, Longitude: 96.959700° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 978.17 ft 996.17 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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