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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neosho River at Oswego are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Parsons Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.10 ft on 07/20/1948
(2) 32.50 ft on 07/15/1951
(3) 30.00 ft on 07/02/2007
(4) 27.70 ft on 10/05/1986
(5) 27.40 ft on 07/27/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.49 ft on 06/07/2022 (P)
(2) 21.50 ft on 06/03/2022 (P)
(3) 22.25 ft on 05/06/2022 (P)
(4) 19.50 ft on 03/14/2021
(5) 19.50 ft on 05/27/2020
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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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32.5 Highway 160 will be inundated with around 2 feet of flood waters east of Oswego from around the Neosho River Bridge speading outward along the floodplain. Expect road closures and farmland flooding.
30 Highway 160 will be covered with about 4 inches of flood waters starting from the Neosho River Bridge in Cherokee County and may spread outward along the floodplain 1.5 miles west toward Oswego until the rise in elevation. Flood waters threaten to enter the overflow pipe to freshwater container at the water plant.
26 The old Water Pumping Plant building floods located near the river bank downstream of the river gage site. The width of the river expands to around 600 yards wide. Expect widespread field and cropland flooding.
25 The roads around the water pumping plant and the river gage site floods. Expect field and cropland flooding near the river.
21 Xavier Road leading north from the river gage bridge floods in that immediate vicinity. Also 13000 Road along the north side of the river bank floods. West of the town of Faulkner, homes along 120th Street between Star Road and Clem Road begin to flood.
19.5 Xavier Road leading north from the river gage begins to see water near the road.
17 The left bank begins to overflow and floods agricultural fields. Also the dirt county road, 13000 Road, along the north side of the river bank starts to flood at 1.5 miles downstream of gage site where the bridge crosses Lightning Creek.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking northwest at wireweight gage
(4) Looking southwest across the bridge over Neosho River
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