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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cimarron River (OK) at Kenton 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: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.32 ft on 10/17/1965
(2) 22.31 ft on 07/30/2017
(3) 21.62 ft on 06/25/1977
(4) 21.47 ft on 08/04/2013
(5) 20.74 ft on 06/05/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.74 ft on 05/31/2021
(2) 14.39 ft on 07/31/2017
(3) 22.31 ft on 07/30/2017
(4) 17.26 ft on 07/30/2014
(5) 17.56 ft on 07/15/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.20 ft on 11/01/1965
(2) 5.45 ft on 08/01/1993
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28 Several miles of ranch land flood. County road, just northeast of Kenton inundated. Several homes may flood. Northwest corner of the Kenton community is threatened by floodwaters.
23 Approaches to the bridge on the county highway, 2 miles northeast of Kenton may become impassable. Several residents likely cutoff. Thousands of acres of ranch land flood with cattle losses possible.
20 Significant ranch land flooding occurs. Damage to fences likely. Flooding along the north carrizo creek will enhance flooding at its confluence, two miles downstream from the gage site. Secondary roads may flood downstream and isolate residents. Several low water crossings in along the river are inundated and impassable.
11 Bankfull stage. Water is up to the lowest natural banks but within secondary banks. Low water crossings upstream and downstream are likely flooded. Fences below the secondary bank could sustain damage. No other known threats.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream

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