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Little River near Idabel Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.04 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 1:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 2:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.01 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 3:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 5:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.92 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.92 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.89 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.92 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.08 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.07 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.28 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.45 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.54 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.66 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 7.84 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 8.39 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 8.65 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 9.07 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 9.53 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 10.09 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 10.57 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 10.78 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 10.98 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.16 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.33 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.49 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.64 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.78 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 11.92 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.06 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.2 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.35 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.5 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.65 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.82 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 12.98 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 13.15 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 13.33 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 13.52 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 13.71 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 13.91 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 14.1 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 14.29 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 14.47 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 14.66 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 14.84 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.01 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.18 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.34 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.49 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.63 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.77 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 15.89 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.02 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.14 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.33 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.42 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.5 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.63 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.69 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.73 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.77 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.8 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.83 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.85 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.87 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 16.88 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2020Highest Observation: 16.89 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.88 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.88 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.87 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.86 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.83 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.81 ft at 3:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.77 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.73 ft at 4:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.7 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.65 ft at 5:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.6 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.54 ft at 6:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.48 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.42 ft at 7:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.35 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.28 ft at 8:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.2 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.11 ft at 9:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 16.03 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.95 ft at 10:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.87 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.77 ft at 11:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.69 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.59 ft at 12:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.5 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.29 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.19 ft at 2:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 15.09 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.98 ft at 3:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.87 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.65 ft at 5:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.53 ft at 5:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.42 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.31 ft at 6:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.2 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.98 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.86 ft at 8:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.75 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.63 ft at 9:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.52 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.41 ft at 10:30PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.29 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 13.18 ft at 11:30PM Dec 04, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesIDBO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:05AM Dec 5, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.18 ft at 11:30 PM CST 4-Dec-2020. Flood Stage is 30 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 Little River near Idabel 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: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 39.70 ft on 02/18/1938
(2) 39.39 ft on 12/10/1971
(3) 39.22 ft on 01/26/1949
(4) 37.30 ft on 09/17/1950
(5) 37.00 ft on 02/13/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.42 ft on 03/02/2018
(2) 32.55 ft on 02/23/2018
(3) 36.25 ft on 12/28/2015
(4) 31.97 ft on 12/15/2015
(5) 33.43 ft on 11/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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39.7 Record flooding of tens of thousands of acres in the Little River will take place with U.S. highway 70 flooded and closed. Also there will be severe backwater flooding of the Little River with the Glover River and Lukfata Creek.
38 The Texas, Oklahoma, and Eastern railroad bed is flooded and closed from Golden to Wright city in Oklahoma. Near record flooding of several thousand acres in the Little River flood plain will take place.
36.5 Major flooding with several thousands acres of flood plain inundated. Severe backwater flooding at the confluences of the Glover River and Lukfata Creek with the Little River.
34 Farmers and ranchers should have preparations completed for a major flood with all cattle and farm machinery evacuated. Thousands of acres of lowland in the Little River flood plain will be flooded and several secondary roads and bridges will be cut off.
32 Minor to moderate flooding with hundreds of acres of lowland inundated. Farmers and ranchers must move cattle and farm machinery to higher ground until the high water ends.
30 Several hundred acres of lowland will flood at the confluence of the Glover and Little Rivers. Farmers and ranchers should move cattle and farm machinery to higher ground until the high water ends.
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Latitude: 33.941111° N, Longitude: 94.758333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 312.08 ft 342.08 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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