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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Canadian River at Amarillo are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Logan Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 10/01/1904
(2) 24.00 ft on 05/14/1914
(3) 15.70 ft on 07/25/1941 (P)
(4) 15.20 ft on 05/30/1937
(5) 13.10 ft on 06/26/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.15 ft on 06/03/2023
(2) 10.53 ft on 06/01/2023
(3) 10.53 ft on 06/01/2023
(4) 8.24 ft on 05/19/2023
(5) 7.30 ft on 09/20/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.80 ft on 01/01/1980
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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15 Major flooding of Rosita Creek Recreational Area. Considerable flooding of ranch land likely along the Canadian River in Potter and Oldham county. Flooding of farm land at Boys Ranch possible.
10 Portions of Rosita Creek Flats Recreational Area floods. Primitive campers and recreational vehicles are in imminent danger. Dirt roads that lead to highway 287 from Rosita Creek Flats are impassable.
7 Dirt road that runs east alongside the river channel becomes flooded. This road leads to Rosita Creek Flats Recreation Area, where primitive camping occurs.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream

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1900 English Road
Amarillo, TX 79108
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