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Verdigris River near Inola Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 21, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 22, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 24, 2019INOO2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (10:37PM Nov 19, 2019)Forecast (issued 8:08AM Nov 19)Flood Stage is 42 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 Verdigris River near Inola 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: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 45
Flood Stage: 42
Action Stage: 42
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 54.93 ft on 05/21/1943
(2) 53.20 ft on 10/05/1959
(3) 52.75 ft on 06/16/1957
(4) 52.40 ft on 06/27/1948
(5) 52.32 ft on 07/08/1951
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 41.20 ft on 12/28/2015 (P)
(2) 40.87 ft on 11/05/1974
(3) 32.28 ft on 05/01/1970
(4) 31.35 ft on 06/05/1969
(5) 32.02 ft on 03/21/1968
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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54 near record flooding occurs between the Port of Catoosa to the pool of Newt Graham Lock and Dam. Some 73,000 acres of land along the river, including landings and parks, are inundated. The flood of record was 54.93 feet on May 21, 1943. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
52 very severe flooding occurs from the twin Highway 412 bridges downstream. Parks and landings along the Verdigris River are inundated. This will approach the flood of October 5, 1959 when the river crested at 53.20 feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
50 severe flooding occurs from the twin Highway 412 bridges downstream. Landings and parks along the river are covered to depths of several feet. This will approach the flood of May 25, 1957 when the river crested at 51.50 feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
48 widespread agricultural flooding occurs. Some landings and parks along the river are inundated. This is a dangerous situation.
46 widespread agricultural flooding occurs. Parks along the river are inundated and some landings may be affected.
45 moderate agricultural flooding occurs. Parks along the river are flooded and some landings may be affected. This will approach the flooding which occurred on August 18, 1961 when the river crested at 44.38 feet.
44 widespread minor agricultural flooding occurs. Parks along the river may be flooded.
42 minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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Latitude: 36.164722° N, Longitude: 95.618889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 42 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 506.87 ft 548.87 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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The stage for the Verdigris River near Inola can be affected by backwater from the Newt Graham Lock and Dam 18 on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS). Manual stage readings are not routinely available.
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