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

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Upstream Gauge - at Purcell Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 08/07/1906
(2) 25.50 ft on 10/04/1904
(3) 25.00 ft on 05/03/1914
(4) 24.35 ft on 05/11/1950
(5) 24.20 ft on 05/24/1908
(6) 24.00 ft on 05/05/1941
(7) 23.97 ft on 05/03/1990
(8) 22.55 ft on 05/18/1949
(9) 22.20 ft on 06/24/1948
(10) 22.00 ft on 05/31/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.47 ft on 05/20/2017
(2) 20.64 ft on 07/08/2015
(3) 21.84 ft on 06/18/2015
(4) 21.82 ft on 05/25/2015
(5) 20.60 ft on 05/10/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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28 Valley-wide flooding of agricultural lands and rural roads occurs. Varying water depths up to about 8 feet may result in severe damage to property and the loss of livestock. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
27 Flooding of agricultural lands... oilfeilds... and rural roads occurs. Varying water depths up to about 7 feet may result in severe damage to property and the loss of livestock. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
26 Flooding of agricultural lands... oilfields... and rural roads occurs. Varying water depths up to about 6 feet may result in severe damage to property and the loss of livestock. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
25 Flooding of agricultural lands... oilfields... and rural roads occurs. Varying water depths up to about 5 feet may result in severe damage to property and the loss of livestock. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
24 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oilfields and rural roads... with water depths up to 4 feet may occur. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
23 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oilfields and rural roads... with water depths up to 3 feet may occur. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
22 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oilfields and rural roads... with water depths up to 2 feet may occur. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
21 Croplands... pastures... oilfields... and local roads may sustain shallow overflows. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
20 Croplands... pastures... oilfields... and local roads may sustain shallow overflows. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are flooded before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later. The town of Calvin and U.S. Highway 75 are not threatened.
19 Croplands... pastures... oilfields... and local roads may sustain shallow overflows. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are covered before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later.
18 Croplands... pastures... oilfields... and local roads may sustain shallow overflows. Upstream areas along the river in northern Pontotoc... southern Seminole... and west central Hughes counties are covered before the areas near Calvin. Downstream areas in eastern Hughes County are affected hours later.

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