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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chikaskia River near Blackwell are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Corbin Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.36 ft on 09/14/2008
(2) 34.46 ft on 05/09/2019
(3) 34.40 ft on 11/01/1998
(4) 34.35 ft on 05/21/2019
(5) 34.31 ft on 05/10/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.36 ft on 10/04/2019 (P)
(2) 27.83 ft on 06/24/2019
(3) 32.52 ft on 05/28/2019
(4) 34.35 ft on 05/21/2019
(5) 34.46 ft on 05/09/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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35 Floodwaters cover much of the northeast portions of Blackwell. Residences and businesses suffer significant damages. Street flooding reaches very dangerous depths and speeds. Highways 177 north and 60 east of Blackwell are closed. Blackwell Avenue east of Blackwell... and Hubbard Road southeast of Blackwell are impassable. Rural lands are covered by floodwaters ranging up to 7 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
34 Floodwaters cover much of the northeast portions of Blackwell. Residences and businesses suffer significant damages. Street flooding reaches very dangerous depths and speeds. Highways 177 north and 60 east of Blackwell will likely be closed. Blackwell Avenue east and Hubbard Road southeast of Blackwell are impassable. Rural lands are covered by floodwaters ranging up to 6 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
33 Floodwaters cover several city blocks in northeast Blackwell. Some residences may suffer minor flooding and some will be isolated by depths up to 4 feet in streets. Highway 177 north of Blackwell... and Hubbard Road southeast of Blackwell are closed. Blackwell Avenue is overtopped at the bridge crossing. Rural lands are inundated by floodwaters ranging up to 5 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
32 Several city blocks in northeast Blackwell are affected. Some residences will be surrounded by depths approaching 3 feet in streets. Highway 177 north of Blackwell... and Hubbard Road southeast of Blackwell are closed. Blackwell Avenue is overtopped at the bridge crossing. Rural lands are covered by floodwaters ranging up to 4 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
31 Several city blocks in the northeast portions of Blackwell may be affected. Streets closest to the river may be nearly impassable... with depths approaching 2 feet. Highway 177 north of Blackwell is overtopped... and Hubbard Road southeast of Blackwell is closed. Rural lands are covered by floodwaters ranging up to 3 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
30 Several residences may be surrounded with street depths approaching 2 feet in the northeast portions of Blackwell. Highway 177 north of Blackwell may be flooded... while Hubbard Road may be impassable southeast of Blackwell. Rural lands are covered by floodwaters ranging up to 2 feet in depth in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
29 Low-lying streets in the northeast portions of Blackwell may flood enough to isolate some small areas near the river. Rural areas and local roads in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties are under shallow water depths for a few hours. Southeast of Blackwell... Hubbard Road will be briefly covered by shallow depths of water near the river.
28 Low-lying streets may experience nuisance flooding in the northeastern portions of Blackwell. Farmlands and local roads in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties may be under shallow water depths for a few hours. Southeast of blackwell... Hubbard Road may be briefly covered by shallow depths of water near the river.
27 Shallow... short duration overflows occur on low-lying bottomlands along and low water crossings over the Chikaskia River in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
26 Shallow... short duration overflows occur on low-lying bottomlands along and low water crossings over the Chikaskia River in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
25 Shallow... short duration overflows occur on low-lying bottomlands along and low water crossings over the Chikaskia River in extreme northeastern Grant and Kay counties.
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