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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sweetwater Creek at Kelton 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.00 ft on 05/16/1957
(2) 15.73 ft on 05/20/1977
(3) 14.95 ft on 04/18/1970
(4) 14.32 ft on 10/09/1968
(5) 14.15 ft on 08/19/1963
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.26 ft on 05/25/2010
(2) 14.00 ft on 06/10/2008
(3) 15.73 ft on 05/20/1977
(4) 14.12 ft on 11/03/1974
(5) 14.95 ft on 04/18/1970
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.20 ft on 09/27/2000
(2) 5.80 ft on 01/01/1981
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20 Record flooding is occuring. Highway 592, south of bridge, flooded and impassable. Massive flooding of ranch and farm land occurs. Cattle and farm equipment losses are likely.
19 The south approach to bridge along highway 592 is flooded. The road that leads to Britt Ranch just downstream of gage site is flooded. Widespread flooding of ranch and farm land occurs. Cattle and farm equipment losses are possible.
18 Flood stage. The south approach to bridge along highway 592 begins to flood. The road that leads to Britt Ranch just downstream of gage site begins to flood. Widespread flooding of ranch and farm land occurs. Cattle and farm equipment losses are possible.
11 Water overflows both banks. Cattle in flood plain are threatened and should have easy access to higher ground.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream

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