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Washita River near Chickasha Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)City of Chickasha OklahomaCCKO2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:46AM Oct 19, 2018)Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 30 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Washita River near Chickasha 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 29.90 ft on 05/10/1993
(2) 27.10 ft on 10/21/1983
(3) 26.30 ft on 06/07/1995
(4) 26.27 ft on 08/21/2007
(5) 25.05 ft on 10/07/1986
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.37 ft on 05/28/2015
(2) 20.65 ft on 05/24/2015
(3) 16.00 ft on 05/20/2015
(4) 26.27 ft on 08/21/2007
(5) 19.02 ft on 06/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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30 Flood levels up to a depth of 6 feet affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of Chickasha are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 13 feet.
29 Flood levels up to a depth of 5 feet affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of Chickasha are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 12 feet.
28 Flood levels up to a depth of 4 feet affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of Chickasha are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 11 feet.
27 Flood levels up to a depth of 3 feet affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of town are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 10 feet.
26 Flood levels up to a depth of 2 feet affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of town are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 9 feet.
25 Flood levels up to a foot in depth affect residential areas in north Chickasha. Suburban homes and businesses east of town are inundated by greater depths. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 8 feet.
24 Residential areas in north Chickasha and suburban homes and businesses west of town are inundated by flooding. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 7 feet.
23 Suburban roads east of Chickasha may be under shallow water. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is blocked by high water. Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 6 feet.
22 Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler and points downstream. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport may be blocked by overflows.
21 Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is overtopped when stages rise above 19 feet.
20 Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... ranging up to 3 feet. The county road west of Chickasha Airport is overtopped when stages rise above 19 feet.
19 Flooding of croplands and pastures occurs... extending in Grady County from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler. Overflow depths on agricultural fields vary... averaging up to 2 feet. Deeper flows in side channels could isolate some areas. The county road west of the Chickasha Airport is overtopped at a stage of 19 feet.
18 Low-lying croplands and pastures are covered by shallow floodwaters in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler. Overflows on agricultural fields will average about a foot... but deeper water in side channels could isolate some areas.
17 Low-lying croplands and pastures are covered by shallow floodwaters in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler. Overflows on agricultural fields will be shallow but deeper water in side channels could strand some areas.
16 Near bankfull stages occur along the river in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler.
15 The river remains within its banks in Grady County... from upstream of Chickasha to near Tabler.
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Latitude: 35.085600° N, Longitude: 97.959700° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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(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 1069.7 ft 1088.7 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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