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Bird Creek at Avant Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 8:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 9:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2017Highest Observation: 3.58 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 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2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:30AM Dec 13, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesAVTO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:06AM Dec 13, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.56 ft at 4:30 AM CST 13-Dec-2017. 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 30 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Bird Creek at Avant 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: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.03 ft on 03/11/1974
(2) 31.40 ft on 10/02/1959
(3) 30.70 ft on 06/10/1985
(4) 30.54 ft on 09/30/1986
(5) 29.78 ft on 11/03/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.65 ft on 05/03/2017 (P)
(2) 23.79 ft on 04/30/2017 (P)
(3) 19.73 ft on 04/21/2017 (P)
(4) 18.45 ft on 04/17/2017 (P)
(5) 19.14 ft on 05/30/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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35 severely damaging flooding occurs from Barnsdall to Skiatook. Homes along southside streets in Avant are flooded. Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook is closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
32 damaging flooding of farms and suburban homes occurs in the Bird Creek floodplain from Barnsdall to Skiatook. Southside streets in Avant are flooded. Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook is closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
29 flooding of farms and suburban homes occurs in the Bird Creek floodplain between Barnsdall and Skiatook. Stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook are impassable. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
27 farm and suburban homes between Barnsdall and Skiatook are isolated and may be flooded. Intermittent stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook are impassable. This is a dangerous situation.
25 homes in the Bird Creek floodplain west of Highway 11 between Barnsdall and Skiatook are isolated by high water. Intermittent stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook may become flooded.
23 moderate flooding will occur in the Bird Creek floodplain between Barnsdall and Skiatook. County roads west of Highway 11 may be impassable with some homes isolated by high water.
21 moderate flooding of farmland occurs along the floodplain of Bird Creek downstream from Avant. County roads west of Highway 11 may be flooded.
19 minor flooding of farmlands occurs along the floodplain of Bird Creek downtream from Avant.
17 agricultural lands along the Bird Creek floodplain downstream from Avant may experience minor flooding.
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Latitude: 36.485000° N, Longitude: 96.060000° 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 29 646.28 ft 667.28 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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The flood stage for Bird Creek at Avant (AVTO2) was changed from 21 feet to 17 feet on July 18, 2007.
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