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Lake Fork Creek near Quitman Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 6:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 9:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:45PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 12:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.95 ft at 2:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 2:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.61 ft at 7:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.73 ft at 10:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.76 ft at 11:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.81 ft at 11:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.92 ft at 11:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.25 ft at 1:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.01 ft at 2:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.44 ft at 3:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.9 ft at 3:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.11 ft at 3:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.31 ft at 4:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.49 ft at 4:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.66 ft at 4:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.84 ft at 4:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.19 ft at 5:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.36 ft at 5:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.52 ft at 5:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.69 ft at 6:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.84 ft at 6:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.98 ft at 6:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.13 ft at 6:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.26 ft at 7:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.38 ft at 7:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.52 ft at 7:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.63 ft at 7:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 8:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.87 ft at 8:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 8:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.18 ft at 9:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.28 ft at 9:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 9:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.48 ft at 9:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.58 ft at 10:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.67 ft at 10:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.75 ft at 10:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.85 ft at 10:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.93 ft at 11:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 11.01 ft at 11:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 11.1 ft at 11:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 11.18 ft at 11:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 11.26 ft at 12:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 12:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 12:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.5 ft at 12:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 1:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 1:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 1:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.82 ft at 1:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.89 ft at 2:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 11.97 ft at 2:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.13 ft at 2:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.22 ft at 3:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.31 ft at 3:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.5 ft at 3:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.6 ft at 4:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.68 ft at 4:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.78 ft at 4:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 4:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 12.99 ft at 5:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.09 ft at 5:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.22 ft at 5:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.35 ft at 5:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.49 ft at 6:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.63 ft at 6:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.78 ft at 6:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 6:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.07 ft at 7:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.21 ft at 7:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.34 ft at 7:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.48 ft at 7:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.6 ft at 8:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.71 ft at 8:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.82 ft at 8:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.92 ft at 8:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.01 ft at 9:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.1 ft at 9:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.19 ft at 9:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.27 ft at 9:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.35 ft at 10:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.42 ft at 10:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.5 ft at 10:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.57 ft at 10:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.63 ft at 11:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.7 ft at 11:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.76 ft at 11:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.82 ft at 11:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.88 ft at 12:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.94 ft at 12:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 15.99 ft at 12:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.04 ft at 12:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.09 ft at 1:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.14 ft at 1:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 1:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.23 ft at 1:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.27 ft at 2:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.31 ft at 2:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.35 ft at 2:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 2:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.42 ft at 3:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.46 ft at 3:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.5 ft at 3:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.54 ft at 3:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.57 ft at 4:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.61 ft at 4:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.64 ft at 4:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.68 ft at 4:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.71 ft at 5:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.74 ft at 5:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.78 ft at 5:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.81 ft at 5:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.84 ft at 6:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.87 ft at 6:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.9 ft at 6:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.93 ft at 6:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.96 ft at 7:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 16.99 ft at 7:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.01 ft at 7:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.04 ft at 7:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.06 ft at 8:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.09 ft at 8:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.11 ft at 8:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.15 ft at 9:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.17 ft at 9:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.19 ft at 9:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.21 ft at 9:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.23 ft at 10:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.25 ft at 10:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.26 ft at 10:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.28 ft at 10:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.3 ft at 11:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.31 ft at 11:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.32 ft at 11:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.33 ft at 11:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.37 ft at 12:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.39 ft at 12:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.39 ft at 1:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.41 ft at 1:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.42 ft at 1:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.43 ft at 2:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.44 ft at 2:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.44 ft at 2:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.45 ft at 2:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.46 ft at 3:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.47 ft at 3:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.47 ft at 3:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.47 ft at 3:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.48 ft at 4:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.48 ft at 4:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.49 ft at 4:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.49 ft at 4:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.5 ft at 5:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.51 ft at 5:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.52 ft at 6:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.53 ft at 7:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.53 ft at 7:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.53 ft at 7:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.53 ft at 7:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 8:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 8:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 8:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 8:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 9:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.54 ft at 9:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 9:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 9:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 10:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 10:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 10:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 10:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 11:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 11:15AM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 11:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 11:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 12:00PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 12:15PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 12:30PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 12:45PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 1:00PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 1:15PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 1:30PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 1:45PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 2:15PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 2:30PM May 13, 2021Highest Observation: 17.56 ft at 2:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 3:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 17.55 ft at 3:15PM May 13, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM May 13, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00AM May 14, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM May 14, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM May 14, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM May 14, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00AM May 15, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM May 15, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM May 15, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM May 15, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM May 16, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM May 16, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM May 16, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00AM May 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM May 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM May 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00PM May 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00AM May 18, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM May 18, 2021Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM May 18, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesQTMT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:06PM May 13, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 1:52PM May 13)Latest observed value: 17.55 ft at 3:15 PM CDT 13-May-2021. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Lake Fork Creek near Quitman 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.85 ft on 03/30/1945
(2) 25.90 ft on 06/07/1943
(3) 25.90 ft on 07/01/1895
(4) 25.10 ft on 12/10/1971
(5) 24.38 ft on 04/28/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.92 ft on 02/23/2018
(2) 16.84 ft on 08/15/2017
(3) 17.12 ft on 06/03/2016
(4) 20.17 ft on 04/30/2016
(5) 17.00 ft on 04/21/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.86 ft on 09/01/1956

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22 Numerous barns as well as farm buildings will be threatened with serious flooding. All cattle and equipment should be evacuated well away from the creek. Preparations should be rushed to completion for severe flooding. The creek will remain above flood stage for several days as necessary releases to lower high water levels at lake fork continue.
20 Lowland flooding will continue to slowly decrease as reservoir releases from lake fork dam will continue to slowly decrease.
19 Preparations should be rushed to completion for major flooding problems. Some barns in the floodplain will be facing flooding.
16 Expect minor lowland flooding problems. Ranchers that may have cattle and equipment in the creek bottoms should move them to higher ground.
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Latitude: 32.763056° N, Longitude: 95.462778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 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 29 317.42 ft 333.42 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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