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Sulphur River near Naples Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.1 ft at 7:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 7.7 ft 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 7.7 ft 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 7.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 7.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 7.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 7.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 7.5 ft 1:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 7.4 ft 7:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 7.4 ft 7:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 6:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 12:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 6:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 12:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 03, 2014NAPT2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:49AM Oct 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:53AM Oct 29)Latest observed value: 7.9 ft at 7:30 AM CDT 29-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Sulphur River near Naples are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:34
Moderate Flood Stage:30
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:21.5

Historical Crests
(1) 37.60 ft on 04/01/1945
(2) 36.83 ft on 12/13/1971
(3) 35.00 ft on 01/25/1938
(4) 34.50 ft on 12/20/2001
(5) 33.57 ft on 05/05/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.10 ft on 08/01/1924
(2) 0.20 ft on 09/10/1925
(3) 0.30 ft on 09/24/1934
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36 Severe flooding of lowlands with severe backwater flooding at the confluence of the sulphur river with white oak creek and downstream to lake wright patman.
31 Expect flooding to continue for several more days as the river slowly falls.
31 Expect flooding to continue for several more days as the river slowly falls.
24 Minor lowland flooding.
22 Expect minor lowland flooding of the heavily wooded and broad floodplain. Ranchers that may have cattle and equipment in the river bottoms should move them to higher ground. Fisherman should use caution as currents are swift.
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Latitude: 33.250000° N, Longitude: 94.616667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 220.61 ft 242.61 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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