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Poteau River at Loving Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 10.95 ft at 9:30AM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.94 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.92 ft at 10:30AM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.58 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.56 ft at 9:30PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.55 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.54 ft at 10:30PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.53 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.51 ft at 11:30PM May 19, 2024Observed: 10.51 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.5 ft at 12:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.48 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.48 ft at 1:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.44 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.44 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.43 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.42 ft at 4:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.36 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.35 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.35 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.34 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.19 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.19 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.18 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.17 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLVNO2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:08AM May 24, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 10.17 ft at 10:30 PM CDT 20-May-2024.
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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.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Poteau River at Loving. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Latitude: 34.879722° N, Longitude: 94.483889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 507.82 ft Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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