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

Vertical datum height surveyed by the NWS

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Upstream Gauge - near Waynoka Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Dover
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.39 ft on 10/04/2018
(2) 12.08 ft on 05/09/2019
(3) 11.77 ft on 09/13/2008
(4) 11.77 ft on 06/14/2007
(5) 11.67 ft on 04/26/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.08 ft on 05/09/2019
(2) 12.39 ft on 10/04/2018
(3) 8.99 ft on 06/25/2018
(4) 10.27 ft on 05/24/2015
(5) 8.66 ft on 08/10/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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15 Valley-wide inundation of rural areas to depths of 5 feet extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by the floodwaters.
14 Valley-wide inundation of rural areas to depths of 4 feet extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by the floodwaters.
13 Valley-wide inundation of rural areas to depths of 3 feet extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by the floodwaters.
12 Flooding of rural areas to depths of 2 feet extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by the floodwaters.
11 Flooding of rural areas to depths of a foot extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads are affected the most by the floodwaters.
10 Some shallow flooding of rural areas near the river extends from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County. Farmlands... oilfields... and local roads may be affected by the floodwaters.
9 Some inundation of low-lying, rural areas along the river may occur from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County.
8 The river remains within its banks from near Orienta in Major County... downstream to areas along the Cimarron River in extreme northeastern Blaine County... and near the State Highway 51 bridge crossing in Kingfisher County.

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