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Polecat Creek near Jenks Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.1 ft at 4:10AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 5:06AM Jul 17, 2019Highest Observation: 1.1 ft at 6:08AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 7:09AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 8:09AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 10:07AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:08AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:06PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:06PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 2:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 3:07PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 4:10PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 5:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 6:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:09PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 8:09PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 9:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 10:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:08PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:09AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:08AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 2:10AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 3:08AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 5:09AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 6:08AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:06AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 8:06AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 9:08AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 10:08AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 11:06AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:07PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:11PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:09PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:07PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 4:07PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 5:10PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 6:09PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:09PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:10PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:09PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:08PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 11:09PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 12:07AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:08AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:10AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 3:07AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 4:09AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 5:11AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 6:07AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 7:09AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 8:09AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:08AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 10:08AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 11:06AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 12:11PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 2:09PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 3:08PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 4:08PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 5:06PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 6:09PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 7:08PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 8:10PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 9:08PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 10:10PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 11:10PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 12:09AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 1:07AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 2:09AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 3:10AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 4:08AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 5:09AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 6:06AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 7:08AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 8:08AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 9:06AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 10:07AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 11:10AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 12:09PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 1:08PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 2:10PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 3:07PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 4:10PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 5:10PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 6:07PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:11PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:10PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 9:07PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 10:10PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 11:09PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 12:06AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:10AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:09AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:08AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 4:10AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 6:08AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 7:10AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:06AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 9:10AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 10:08AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 11:10AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 12:10PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:06PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:10PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:09PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 4:07PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 5:07PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 6:07PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 7:06PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 9:09PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 10:11PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:06AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 1:08AM Jul 22, 2019JNKO2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (3:07AM Jul 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.94 ft at 1:08 AM CDT 22-Jul-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 18 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Polecat Creek near Jenks 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: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 06/08/1974
(2) 21.80 ft on 10/02/1986
(3) 20.35 ft on 05/07/2000
(4) 20.20 ft on 05/09/1995
(5) 20.10 ft on 04/26/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.41 ft on 05/29/2019
(2) 18.00 ft on 05/22/2019
(3) 17.02 ft on 05/21/2019
(4) 16.53 ft on 12/28/2015
(5) 14.00 ft on 06/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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27 widespread and disastrous flooding occurs. Untied mobile homes in the park south of the Jenks levee may float. Many suburban homes near the Creek County line are flooded to a depth of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
25 widespread and severe flooding occurs west and south of the Jenks levee. The mobile home park south of the Jenks levee is flooded. Suburban homes near the Creek County line are flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
23 widespread and severe flooding occurs west of Jenks. The mobile home park south of the Jenks levee begins to flood at 23 feet. Suburban homes near the Creek County line may be flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
21 severe flooding occurs along Polecat Creek in suburban areas west of Jenks. South Elwood Street becomes unsafe as the stage reaches 21 feet. Some rural roads are inundated. This is higher than the May 1998 flood when the river reached 20.5 feet and will approach the 21.8 foot crest from the October 1986 flood. This is a dangerous situation.
19 moderate agricultural flooding occurs. Minor flooding occurs in suburban areas along Polecat Creek west of Jenks.
17 minor agricultral flooding occurs, primarily west of Jenks.
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Latitude: 36.010389° N, Longitude: 95.993861° 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)
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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 29 598.45 ft 615.45 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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