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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wolf Creek at Lipscomb 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 11.5
Flood Stage: 9.5
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.00 ft on 01/01/1890
(2) 15.50 ft on 06/23/1957
(3) 15.30 ft on 05/24/2007
(4) 12.44 ft on 09/19/1996
(5) 12.10 ft on 05/01/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.77 ft on 06/03/2023
(2) 10.36 ft on 05/24/2019
(3) 9.70 ft on 05/14/2018
(4) 9.77 ft on 05/14/2018
(5) 10.65 ft on 06/15/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.67 ft on 06/07/2005
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22.5 Instruments on the shelf in the gage house are flooded.
19 Road surface on floor of bridge is flooded.
17.8 Water up to the steps of the Lipscomb courthouse.
16 Low areas along county road that runs upstream and parallel to creek may flood.
15.3 Water up to some homes on the northeast side of Lipscomb. Highest confirmed stage during period of record.
15 Secondary road that leads to Glen Turner Memorial Park begins to flood.
14.8 Water is up to the bottom of bridge.
12.4 Glen Turner Memorial Park at Lipscomb is inundated with about 3 feet of water.
11.5 Fenced areas of ranch land begins to flood. Some cattle losses are possible.
9.5 Glen Turner Memorial Park at Lipscomb will begin to flood.
9 Water is over the lowest banks. Cattle in the floodplain may be threatened. The creek is over 800 feet wide at the bridge.
6 The creek is at bankfull stage. Water overflows its natural banks and no damage occurs.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Glen Turner Memorial Park flooded. Stage around 14.0 feet. -- May 2007

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