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Bird Creek near Sperry Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.77 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2014Highest Observation: 1.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSPEO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:34PM Oct 21, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.44 ft at 3:00 PM CDT 21-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bird Creek near Sperry 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:29
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:21
Action Stage:21

Historical Crests
(1) 32.60 ft on 10/03/1959
(2) 31.68 ft on 05/18/1943
(3) 31.45 ft on 11/04/1974
(4) 30.82 ft on 10/01/1986
(5) 30.75 ft on 03/12/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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33 very severe flooding occurs. Highways 11 and 20 near Skiatook are closed. Some businesses and homes in east Skiatook are severely flooded. Other homes and businesses near Sperry and north Tulsa may also be flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
31 very serious flooding occurs. Some homes and businesses in east Skiatook are flooded. Highways 11 and 20 around Skiatook are closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
29 severe flooding occurs. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is closed and adjoining parts of Highway 11 may be impassable. Urban streets in parts of east Skiatook are inundated. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
28 extensive flooding occurs between Skiatook to north Tulsa. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is impassable. Lower urban areas in east Skiatook are flooded. Some streets between Turley and north Tulsa are blocked.
27 extensive flooding occurs. Lower urban areas in east Skiatook begin to flood. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is closed. Some roads between Turley and north Tulsa may be blocked.
26 moderate flooding of rural lands occurs from Skiatook to Turley. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is impassable. Some minor flooding of streets in east Skiatook may occur.
24 moderate flooding occurs in rural areas from Skiatook to Turley.
23 minor rural flooding occurs from Skiatook to Turley.
21 minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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Latitude: 36.278333° N, Longitude: 95.953889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 29 579.43 ft 600.43 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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