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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Prairie Dog Creek near Woodruff are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Norton Dam #2-DCP Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.70 ft on 06/16/1957
(2) 25.33 ft on 06/24/1966
(3) 23.48 ft on 09/03/1977
(4) 23.21 ft on 06/05/1961
(5) 23.20 ft on 03/23/1960
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.56 ft on 05/25/2020
(2) 22.23 ft on 05/27/2019
(3) 8.64 ft on 07/30/2018
(4) 6.04 ft on 05/20/2017
(5) 11.04 ft on 09/04/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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30 County road, West 800 Road, is underwater along with most other county roads along the creek. Significant lowland and agricultural flooding occurs. In addition, Highway 383 might start to flood.
23 Water covers West 800 Road, adjacent to the bridge. Many county roads that cross the Prairie Dog Creek in northwestern Phillips County will be flooded.
22 Water will cover West 800 Road on the north end of the bridge. Numerous county roads will be under water across northwestern Phillips County.
21 Lowland agricultural fields will flood along the creek. In addition, water reaches the bottom of the bridge and several county roads across northwestern Phillips County will flood including H Road and West 800 Road.
19 Lowland agricultural fields will begin to flood along the creek. In addition, flood water will begin threatening several county roads across northwestern Phillips County.
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