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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Medicine Lodge River near Kiowa 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: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.50 ft on 06/15/1957
(2) 12.14 ft on 05/10/2019
(3) 12.10 ft on 10/12/1973
(4) 11.75 ft on 10/22/1941
(5) 11.67 ft on 05/27/2019
(6) 11.30 ft on 10/31/1979
(7) 11.16 ft on 10/17/1968
(8) 11.14 ft on 03/31/1973
(9) 11.07 ft on 06/06/1965
(10) 11.05 ft on 05/05/1938
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.67 ft on 05/27/2019
(2) 10.67 ft on 05/22/2019
(3) 12.14 ft on 05/10/2019
(4) 6.70 ft on 08/01/2015
(5) 6.72 ft on 09/14/2009
(6) 4.52 ft on 08/22/2006
(7) 6.60 ft on 03/06/2004
(8) 8.12 ft on 10/03/2002
(9) 5.25 ft on 06/06/2002
(10) 6.89 ft on 10/26/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.50 ft on 07/01/2016
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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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12.5 Prepare for right bank (west bank) overflows encroaching onto the adjacent lowlands when the river stage exceeds 12.5 feet.
11.5 Left bank (east bank) overflows onto the surrounding countryside will begin when the river stage exceeds 11.5 feet.
(1) Upstream View at River Gage
(2) Downstream View at River Gage
(3) River Gage View looking SW along K-2 Hwy

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