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Red River at Fulton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.92 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.08 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.46 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.57 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.02 ft at 1:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 4:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 5:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.23 ft at 6:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.25 ft at 7:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:00PM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 8.27 ft at 12:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.25 ft at 3:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 6:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 7:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.17 ft at 8:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 9:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 10:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:00AM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.11 ft at 4:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 6:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 7:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.34 ft at 11:00PM Apr 26, 2015Observed: 8.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.52 ft at 2:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.57 ft at 3:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.69 ft at 4:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 8.96 ft at 7:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.04 ft at 8:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 9:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 10:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 11:00AM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 12:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.67 ft at 1:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 9.89 ft at 2:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 10.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 10.43 ft at 4:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 10.67 ft at 5:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 10.9 ft at 6:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.31 ft at 8:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.46 ft at 9:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 10:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.73 ft at 11:00PM Apr 27, 2015Observed: 11.85 ft at 12:00AM Apr 28, 2015Highest Observation: 11.96 ft at 1:00AM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 11.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 11.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 12.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 13.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 29, 2015Forecast: 13.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 29, 2015Forecast: 13.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 29, 2015Forecast: 13.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 30, 2015Forecast: 13.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 30, 2015Forecast: 12.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 30, 2015Forecast: 12.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 30, 2015Forecast: 11.3 ft 1:00AM May 01, 2015Forecast: 10.3 ft 7:00AM May 01, 2015Forecast: 9.5 ft 1:00PM May 01, 2015Forecast: 8.7 ft 7:00PM May 01, 2015Forecast: 8.1 ft 1:00AM May 02, 2015Forecast: 7.5 ft 7:00AM May 02, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLTA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:48AM Apr 28, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:45AM Apr 27)Latest observed value: 11.96 ft at 1:00 AM CDT 28-Apr-2015. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River at Fulton are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.40 ft on 04/02/1945
(2) 36.40 ft on 02/24/1938
(3) 35.80 ft on 07/17/1876
(4) 35.00 ft on 04/24/1927
(5) 34.90 ft on 05/23/1892
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.30 ft on 05/12/1990
(2) 22.70 ft on 05/17/1982
(3) 22.07 ft on 11/04/1981
(4) 23.00 ft on 04/28/1973
(5) 25.60 ft on 05/03/1966
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.73 ft on 09/11/2014
(2) -2.90 ft on 11/10/2012
(3) 0.10 ft on 09/20/1996
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37.5 Catastropic record flooding with tens of thousands acres inundated. The town of fulton is flooded and evacuated at this point.
36.5 Overflow of levees both upstream and downstream from fulton takes place.
36 Us highway 67 is flooded and closed at fulton. Thousands of acres of farmland are flooded.
35 Interstate 30 at fulton is flooded and closed with major flooding of thousand of acres to take place.
34.5 West lane of i-30 flooded and closed by a foot of water. East lane of i-30 will likely be required to close as well. Moderate to severe backwater flooding of the little river channel up to millwood dam will take place. Ranchers should have completed evacuation of cattle upstream from the confluence of the little and red rivers to millwood dam.
34 West lane of interstate 30 is flooded and closed west of the bridge near a small bayou.
32 Farmers and ranchers highly advised to evacuate cattle and machinery to higher ground in the little river valley from millwood dam to the confluence of the little and red rivers.
30 Considerable lowland flooding will take place. Ranchers advised to evacuate cattle away from the river at this point. Ranchers should move cattle and equipment in the little river area from below millwood dam to the little river's confluence with the red river just west of fulton.
29 Lowland flooding will continue to decrease and end between the levees.
28 Considerable flooding will increase in the area between the levees.
27 Slight overflow begins in the area between the levees at fulton but this flooding is considered minor at this point.
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Latitude: 33.620278° N, Longitude: 93.820556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 224.94 ft 251.94 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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