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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River at Wayside 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: 15
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 13.00 ft on 08/28/1968
(2) 12.90 ft on 08/15/2013
(3) 12.89 ft on 06/12/2005
(4) 12.49 ft on 06/11/1984
(5) 12.49 ft on 05/27/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.25 ft on 07/30/2022
(2) 11.71 ft on 09/20/2019
(3) 11.07 ft on 06/02/2019
(4) 10.01 ft on 08/30/2016
(5) 12.41 ft on 07/09/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.20 ft on 09/18/2019
(2) 6.60 ft on 10/07/1976
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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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21.5 Instruments are inudated by flood waters.
20 Highway 207 flooded. Highway bridge subject to flooding.
18.5 Highway 207 subject to flooding, just south of the highway bridge. Cattle in flood plain are threatened.
15 Cattle in flood plain will be threatened. Water will begin to touch underside of bridge
13.5 Dirt road along south side of river is flooded. Cattle in the flood plain are threatened.
10 Ranch and farm land within the flood plain begins to flood. Cattle in the flood plain are threatened
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream

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