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Red River near Dekalb - Pecan Point Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 23.54 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.52 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.51 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.52 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.52 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.55 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.51 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.52 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.51 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.5 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.59 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.59 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.59 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.57 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2015Highest Observation: 23.6 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2015Highest Observation: 23.6 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.58 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.56 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.53 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 23.54 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2015Forecast: 23.6 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2015Forecast: 23.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2015Forecast: 23.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2015Forecast: 23.6 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 23.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 06, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDEKT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:18PM Aug 1, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 2:00PM Aug 1)Latest observed value: 23.54 ft at 6:00 PM CDT 1-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River near Dekalb - Pecan Point are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 23.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.00 ft on 02/15/1938
(2) 35.50 ft on 05/31/1908
(3) 35.00 ft on 06/02/2015
(4) 34.42 ft on 05/06/1990
(5) 33.50 ft on 03/29/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.44 ft on 06/25/2015
(2) 35.00 ft on 06/02/2015
(3) 24.40 ft on 03/23/2012
(4) 28.80 ft on 07/14/2007
(5) 26.60 ft on 03/22/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.95 ft on 09/04/1972
(2) 6.60 ft on 11/12/1985
(3) 7.10 ft on 03/18/1980
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36 Record flooding occurs. Some twenty five thousand acres flood. All establishments and residences, including farms and ranches, should be completely evacuated.
34.5 Near record flooding of some twenty thousand acres will continue. Severe backwater flooding of Pecan and Nolan Bayous occurs. The U.S. highway 259 bridge approaches flood. Also expect severe backwater flooding of Walnut Bayou to near Tom, Oklahoma.
33 The approaches to the U.S. highway 259 bridge inundate. Flooding along some ten thousand acres. Complete evacuation of livestock is encouraged. Texas highway 8, from New Boston, Texas to Foreman, Arkansas closes.
30 Several thousands of acres of farm land and pasture flood. Livestock must be evacuated to higher ground. Much of the flood plain is inundated, and preparations for a major flood should be made.
27 Flooding of some two thousand acres of flood plain occur. Ranchers should move livestock and equipment to higher ground. Moderate to severe bank erosion occurs.
24.5 Flooding will continue to decrease along the Red River, although bank erosion problems will continue. Minor overflow of low banks will continue, especially on the Oklahoma side of the river.
24 Minor lowland flooding and bank erosion. Move livestock next to the river to higher ground.
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Latitude: 33.683889° N, Longitude: 94.694167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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(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 29 302.92 ft 326.92 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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