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Cimarron River near Dover Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.79 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 6:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 8:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 8:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 9:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 9:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 7:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 9:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 9:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:00AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:30AM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30PM Dec 12, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 3:00AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 3:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 4:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 5:00AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 5:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 6:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 7:00AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 7:30AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 8:00AM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 8:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30AM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00PM Dec 13, 2019Highest Observation: 9.84 ft at 12:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 6:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30PM Dec 13, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 4:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 4:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 11:30AM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 2:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 3:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 5:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 9:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:00PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.78 ft at 11:30PM Dec 14, 2019Observed: 9.78 ft at 12:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.79 ft at 12:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 1:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 2:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.78 ft at 2:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 3:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDOVO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:31PM Dec 15, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 9.8 ft at 7:30 PM CST 15-Dec-2019. Flood Stage is 17 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 Cimarron River near Dover 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: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.10 ft on 10/03/1986
(2) 25.70 ft on 05/16/1957
(3) 23.10 ft on 06/10/1995
(4) 22.87 ft on 05/17/1982
(5) 22.49 ft on 05/10/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.76 ft on 06/17/2019 (P)
(2) 16.99 ft on 06/10/2019 (P)
(3) 19.56 ft on 06/07/2019 (P)
(4) 22.03 ft on 05/27/2019
(5) 22.16 ft on 05/22/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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28 Expect flows greater than October 1986... when U.S. Highway 81 was washed out. Suburban estates south of Dover could be devastated... hours before the crest. Flooding may cover the southern and western portions of Dover. Overflow depths ranging up to about 11 feet cover most of the flood plain in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Concurrent high stages on Turkey Creek could cause flooding to extend across most of Dover... which would be worse than the flooding which occurred in May 1957.
27 Expect flows greater than those of October 1986... when U.S. Highway 81 roadway was washed out. Suburban estates south of Dover will be seriously flooded... hours before the crest. Flooding occurs within the southwest portions of Dover. Flood depths ranging up to about 10 feet cover most of the flood plain in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Concurrent high stages on Turkey Creek could cause flooding to extend across most of Dover... like in May 1957.
26 Expect flows greater than those of October 1986... when U.S. Highway 81 was washed out. Suburban estates south of Dover will be cut off from access... hours before the crest. Shallow flooding touches the southern edge of Dover. depths ranging up to 9 feet will cover most of the flood plain of the Cimarron River in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Concurrent high stages on Turkey Creek could create substantial flooding of Dover like the flooding which occurred in May 1957.
25 Suburban estates along highway 81 south of Dover are flooded... hours before the crest. shallow flooding may affect the south edge of Dover. depths ranging up to 8 feet will cover most of the rural flood plain in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are severely flooded. Concurrent high stages on Turkey Creek could contibute to additional inundation of the southwest portions of Dover.
24 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover are flooded... several hours before the crest. In Dover... shallow depths will affect low-lying streets at the south and west edges. Depths across the rural flood plain will range up to about 7 feet in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are severely flooded. Sandpit facilities near Dover are severely flooded.
23 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover will be isolated by moving water... several hours before the crest. Rural lands and roads will flood to depths ranging up to about 6 feet through Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are flooded for several hours before and after the crest. Sandpit facilities near Dover are severely damaged.
22 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover will be isolated... several hours before the crest. Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths ranging up to about 5 feet in Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are severely flooded several hours before and after the crest. Sandpit facilities near Dover are severely damaged.
21 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover may be flooded... or isolated by moving water over driveways. Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths ranging up to about 4 feet through Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are severely flooded for hours before and after the crest. Sandpit facilities near Dover are severely damaged.
20 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover could see flooding and difficult access... with about 2 feet of water over driveways. Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths ranging up to about 3 feet through Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places are severely flooded several hours before and after the crest. Livestock may become stranded. Sandpit facilities near Dover are flooded.
19 Suburban estates along U.S. Highway 81 south of Dover could see shallow flooding or difficult access... with about a foot of water over driveways. Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths averaging about 2 feet through Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places near the river channel are flooded several hours before and after the crest. Livestock may become stranded. Sandpit facilities near Dover are flooded.
18 Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths averaging about a foot across Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places near the river channel are flooded or isolated. Livestock may become stranded by deeper flows in cutoff channels crossing the flood plain. Sandpit facilities near Dover could be flooded.
17 Rural lands and roads are covered by flood depths averaging almost a foot across Kingfisher County... and into western Logan County. Oil wells in lower places near the river channel are flooded or isolated. Livestock may become stranded by deeper flows in cutoff channels crossing the flood plain. Sandpit facilities near Dover could be flooded.
16 Near bankfull conditions exist along the river through Kingfisher County and into western Logan County. Some oilfield equipment in low bottomlands may be isolated for a short time. Sandpit operations near Dover may be affected.
15 The river remains within its banks through Kingfisher County and into western Logan County. Some oilfield equipment in low bottoms may be isolated for a short time.
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Latitude: 35.951700° N, Longitude: 97.914200° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 29 999.19 ft 1016.19 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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