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Polecat Creek near Sapulpa Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)SPCO2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:37PM Oct 18, 2019)Flood Stage is 21 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 Polecat Creek near Sapulpa 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 33.70 ft on 05/10/1943
(2) 32.00 ft on 09/04/1940
(3) 31.70 ft on 05/06/2000
(4) 30.85 ft on 06/09/1974
(5) 30.00 ft on 06/15/1957
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.00 ft on 05/30/2019
(2) 28.00 ft on 05/21/2019
(3) 21.00 ft on 05/01/2019
(4) 24.00 ft on 04/21/2017
(5) 23.50 ft on 05/25/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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32 disastrous flooding affects suburban and rural lands between Sapulpa and Jenks. Several local highways are closed. Some suburban homes are flooded, while others are surrounded and cut off from access. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
30 very severe flooding affects rural lands between Sapulpa and Jenks. Many local roads are closed. Some suburban homes are flooded, and others are surrounded by high water. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
28 severe flooding affects pasturelands, oil fields, and county roads between Sapulpa and Jenks. Barns and oil field storage tanks may be flooded. Suburban homes will have water in yards.
26 moderate flooding affects pasturelands and suburban roads between Sapulpa and Jenks. Livestock barns and other outbuildings are flooded.
25 moderate flooding affects pasturelands and oil fields between Sapulpa and the Tulsa County line. Barns and other outbuildings experience minor flooding.
24 widespread flooding affects pasturelands and oil fields between Sapulpa and the Tulsa County line. Barns and other outbuildings may be threatended by minor flooding.
22 minor flooding of pasturelands and oil fields occurs.
21 minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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Latitude: 35.988333° N, Longitude: 96.081944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 29 626.2 ft 647.2 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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