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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Upstream Gauge - near Halstead Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.28 ft on 07/17/1993
(2) 25.82 ft on 11/02/1998
(3) 25.72 ft on 05/22/2019
(4) 25.31 ft on 05/09/2019
(5) 25.14 ft on 06/24/2019
(6) 25.10 ft on 10/10/2018
(7) 25.07 ft on 07/31/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.51 ft on 06/27/2021
(2) 11.93 ft on 05/15/2020
(3) 25.14 ft on 06/24/2019
(4) 24.34 ft on 05/27/2019
(5) 25.72 ft on 05/22/2019
(6) 25.31 ft on 05/09/2019
(7) 25.10 ft on 10/10/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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30 Significant flooding may occur in the city of Sedgwick with the possibility of water rescues being conducted. Significant flooding occurs across the roads near the gage site around Ridge Road and 109th Street.
26 Roads flood around Ridge Road and 109th Street near the gaging site. This area will be inaccessible. Agricultural field flooding will be more widespread. Water covered roads will impact the south and west parts of the city of Sedgwick especially around 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd. The north entrance to the city may be cut-off if Emma Creek and Sand Creek flows are high. The city may only be accessible from the east.
24 Expect SW 96th St and Emma Creek Rd to be down to one lane due to the flood waters spreading out over parts of the road. 109th Street west of Ridge Road will begin to take on water. On the west side of Sedgwick, expect 4th St to be closed between Emma Creek Rd to Madison Rd. Some streets close to 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd area will experience water over the street curbs. Flood waters will cover parts of Ridge Rd from around 4th St southward to 1st St.
23 Agricultural fields flood more so on the east bank and overflows begin to cross 109th Street just 2 tenths of a mile east of Ridge Road. A section of Ridge Road floods at about one half mile north of 109th where it crosses the river. Steet Water covers 4th Street for about half a mile east of Madison Road in the town of Sedgwick.
22 Expect flooding along the banks and many low agricultral areas.
(1) Looking upstream, stage 2.92 ft - winter
(2) Looking downstream - winter
(3) Looking west at DCP gage house
(4) Looking southeast at wireweight
(5) Looking west across Fry Bridge over river
(6) Looking east across Fry Bridge over river

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