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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Arkansas River near Kinsley 2E 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: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.60 ft on 06/21/1965
(2) 14.20 ft on 05/19/1951
(3) 14.09 ft on 06/10/1949
(4) 14.05 ft on 05/23/1951
(5) 14.02 ft on 09/27/1973
(6) 13.66 ft on 04/01/1973
(7) 12.85 ft on 05/02/1978
(8) 12.77 ft on 11/18/1971
(9) 12.33 ft on 07/01/1951
(10) 11.86 ft on 10/10/1949
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.60 ft on 08/22/2006
(2) 5.01 ft on 07/23/2004
(3) 5.46 ft on 08/10/2003
(4) 3.75 ft on 10/03/2001
(5) 5.87 ft on 06/15/2001
(6) 6.87 ft on 03/24/2000
(7) 11.25 ft on 05/27/1999
(8) 9.18 ft on 04/10/1998
(9) 9.77 ft on 05/31/1997
(10) 9.63 ft on 08/06/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.00 ft on 01/01/1980
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19.7 Water will reach the low bridge steel on U.S. Highway 50 bridge over the Arkansas River.
16 The municipal airport southeast of Kinsley...and the southeast part of Kinsley generally south of Main street...will be inundated by up to 2 feet of water. The city park will be inundated with around 2 feet of water.
14 County roads along the Arkansas River will become impassable in some areas. Floodwaters will start to encroach on the municipal airport southeast of Kinsley.
12 Floodwater will overflow the banks of the Arkansas River resulting in minor flooding of adjacent farmland and pasture land along the river.

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