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Red River at Fulton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.43 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.48 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.51 ft at 7:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.45 ft at 9:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:00PM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 11.38 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.35 ft at 1:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.34 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.27 ft at 3:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.11 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.08 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 11.04 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.97 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.89 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.8 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.72 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.68 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.58 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.41 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.31 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.25 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.16 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 10.08 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 9.96 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 9.74 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2017Observed: 9.65 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.58 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.53 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.46 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.38 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.32 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.25 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.28 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.13 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.07 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.04 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 9.03 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.95 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.83 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.8 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.74 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.66 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.55 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.23 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.17 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.17 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2017Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2017Highest Observation: 19.71 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.9 ft 7:00PM Aug 20, 2017Forecast: 7.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 21, 2017Forecast: 7.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 21, 2017Forecast: 7.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 21, 2017Forecast: 7.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 21, 2017Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 22, 2017Forecast: 7.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 22, 2017Forecast: 7.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 22, 2017Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 22, 2017Forecast: 7.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 23, 2017Forecast: 7 ft 7:00AM Aug 23, 2017Forecast: 6.9 ft 1:00PM Aug 23, 2017Forecast: 6.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 23, 2017Forecast: 6.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 24, 2017Forecast: 6.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 24, 2017Forecast: 6.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 24, 2017Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Aug 24, 2017Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 25, 2017Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 25, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLTA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:05PM Aug 20, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 8:26AM Aug 20)Latest observed value: 19.71 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 20-Aug-2017. 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) 32.12 ft on 06/05/2015
(2) 34.30 ft on 05/12/1990
(3) 22.70 ft on 05/17/1982
(4) 22.07 ft on 11/04/1981
(5) 23.00 ft on 04/28/1973
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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 Record flooding with tens of thousands acres inundated. The town of Fulton is flooded and evacuated at this point.
36.5 Overflow and topping of levees both upstream and downstream from Fulton takes place.
36 U.S. highway 67 is flooded and closed at Fulton. Thousands of acres of farmland are flooded.
32 Farmers and ranchers highly advised to evacuate cattle and machinery to higher ground in the Little River valley below Millwood Lake to the confluence of the Little and Red rivers.
30 Considerable lowland flooding will take place. Ranchers advised to evacuate livestock and equipment away from the river. Ranchers should move cattle and equipment in the Little River area from below Millwood Lake to its 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. Expect backwater flooding from the Red River up through the Yellow Creek tributary to McNab, Arkansas.
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: 33.607300° N, Longitude: 93.813800° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
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)
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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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