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Cimarron River near Buffalo Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2019Highest Observation: 4.4 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2019Highest Observation: 4.4 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30PM Apr 25, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBFFO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:46PM Apr 25, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.27 ft at 12:30 PM CDT 25-Apr-2019. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 18 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cimarron River near Buffalo 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: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.04 ft on 05/27/1987
(2) 8.82 ft on 04/24/1987
(3) 8.71 ft on 05/08/2007
(4) 8.63 ft on 06/12/1989
(5) 8.43 ft on 05/02/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.69 ft on 07/03/2014
(2) 7.49 ft on 08/10/2013
(3) 7.87 ft on 08/07/2007
(4) 7.51 ft on 06/15/2007
(5) 8.71 ft on 05/08/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12 Flood depths up to three feet cover croplands... pastures... and other low-lying areas near the river. Areas affected extend from near the Oklahoma-Kansas state line... downstream to near Freedom. Cattle and other property should be relocated to places which are higher than nearby river banks... to avoid being isolated by deep water in side channels.
11 Flood depths up to two feet cover croplands... pastures... and other low-lying areas near the river. Areas affected extend from near the Oklahoma-Kansas state line... downstream to near Freedom. Cattle and other property should be relocated to places which are higher than nearby river banks... to avoid being isolated by deep water in side channels.
10 Flood depths up to a foot affect croplands... pastures... and other low-lying areas near the river. Areas affected extend from near the Oklahoma-Kansas state line... downstream to near Freedom. Cattle and other property should be relocated to places which are higher than nearby river banks... to avoid being isolated by deep water in side channels.
9 Shallow flooding affects croplands... pastures... and other low-lying areas near the river. Areas affected extend from near the Oklahoma-Kansas state line... downstream to near Freedom. Cattle and other property should be relocated to places which are higher than nearby river banks... to avoid being isolated for several hours by water in side channels.
8 Some inundation of low-lying areas may occur near the river. Areas affected extend from near the Oklahoma-Kansas state line... downstream to near Freedom.
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Latitude: 36.851944° N, Longitude: 99.315000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 1599.67 ft 1605.67 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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