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Washita River near Cheyenne Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 5:30AM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 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ft at 6:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:30AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:30AM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:30AM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30AM 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2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 6:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 7:00PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 7:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 8:00PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 8:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 9:00PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 9:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 10:00PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 11:00PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 11:30PM Dec 05, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 12:00AM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 12:30AM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 1:00AM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 1:30AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:00AM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 2:30AM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 6.97 ft at 3:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 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ft at 5:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCHYO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:31PM Dec 7, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.96 ft at 6:00 PM CST 7-Dec-2019. Flood Stage is 13.5 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.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Washita River near Cheyenne 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13.5
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.24 ft on 04/29/1954
(2) 19.20 ft on 04/03/1934
(3) 18.50 ft on 05/23/1941
(4) 16.60 ft on 04/22/1990
(5) 15.60 ft on 06/04/1949
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.86 ft on 05/23/2015
(2) 14.55 ft on 04/17/2015
(3) 12.84 ft on 05/25/2010
(4) 13.93 ft on 06/09/2008
(5) 14.15 ft on 09/08/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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23 Flooding of agricultural lands occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. Cheyenne is not threatened... but the U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll is impassable. The railroad along the river valley is overtopped near Strong City when the river stage rises above 20 feet. This flood will surpass the worst in history... which occurred on April 3 1934 ... and exceed all stages recorded since the completion of the upstream flood control project.
22 Flooding of agricultural lands occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. Cheyenne is not threatened... but the U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll is impassable. The railroad along the river valley is overtopped near Strong City when the river stage rises above 20 feet. This flood will surpass the worst in history... which occurred on April 3 1934... and exceed all stages recorded since the completion of the upstream flood control project.
21 Flooding of agricultural lands occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. Cheyenne is not threatened... but the U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll is impassable. The railroad along the river valley may be overtopped near Strong City when the river stage rises above 20 feet. This flood will approach the worst in history... which occurred on April 3 1934... and exceed all stages since the completion of the upstream flood control project.
20 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. The U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll may be be impassable due to overflows. The railroad line along the river valley may be overtopped in the vicinity of Strong City. This flood may surpass the highest seen near Cheyenne since the completion of the upstream flood control project on the upper Washita River.
19 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. The U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll may be be impassable due to overflows. This flood will be the highest seen near Cheyenne since the completion of the upstream flood control project on the upper Washita River.
18 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. The U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll may be be impassable due to overflows. This flood will be the highest seen near Cheyenne since the completion of the upstream flood control project on the upper Washita River.
17 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. The U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll may be impassable due to overflows. This flood will approach the highest seen near Cheyenne since the completion of the upstream flood control project on the upper Washita River.
16 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. The U.S. Highway 283 crossing between Cheyenne and Roll may be overtopped when the river stage rises above 15 feet.
15 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake. U.S. Highway 283 between Cheyenne and Roll may be overtopped.
14 Flooding of agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
13.5 Flooding of low-lying agricultural lands along the Washita River occurs in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
13 Flooding of low-lying agricultural lands along the Washita River may occur in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
12.5 Flooding of low-lying agricultural lands along the Washita River may occur in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
12 Expect near bankfull conditions along the Washita River in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
11 Expect near bankfull conditions along the Washita River in Roger Mills and western Custer counties above the headwaters of Foss Lake.
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Latitude: 35.626500° N, Longitude: 99.668500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13.5 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 1900.98 ft 1914.48 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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