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Forecasts for the Washita River near Dickson are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Pauls Valley Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 48.70 ft on 06/19/2015
(2) 45.24 ft on 05/30/1987
(3) 44.37 ft on 10/31/1941
(4) 44.35 ft on 05/11/1943
(5) 44.26 ft on 05/03/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 26.02 ft on 05/02/2019
(2) 24.18 ft on 09/22/2018
(3) 28.52 ft on 05/21/2017
(4) 29.96 ft on 06/13/2016
(5) 30.41 ft on 04/19/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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50 Expect catastrophic flood depths of 25 feet or more to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded and may be cut off for days. Over 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels are nearly 5 feet higher than the flood crest of May 30...1987.
49 Expect catastrophic flood depths of 24 feet or more to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded and may be cut off for days. Over 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels are nearly 4 feet higher than the flood crest of May 30...1987.
48 Expect catastrophic flood depths of 23 feet or more to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded and may be cut off for days. Over 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels are nearly 3 feet higher than the flood crest of May 30...1987.
47 Expect catastrophic flood depths of 22 feet or more to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded and may be cut off for days. Over 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels are nearly 2 feet higher than the flood crest of May 30...1987.
46 Expect catastrophic flood depths of 21 feet or more to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded and may be cut off for days. Over 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels are nearly 1 foot higher than the flood crest of May 30...1987.
45 Expect near catastrophic flood depths up to 20 feet to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded or cut off for days. Nearly 10 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels nearly match those of the flood crest of May 30...1987.
44 Expect near catastrophic flood depths up to 19 feet to wreak havoc in the Washita River valley... from Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma. Many homesteads are flooded or cut off for days. Over 9 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened. Flood levels nearly match those of the flood crest of May 3...1990.
43 Expect near catastrophic flood depths up to 18 feet to cause destruction in the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma.. Many homesteads are flooded or may be cut off for days. About 9 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened.
42 Expect near catastrophic flood depths up to 17 feet to cause destruction in the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the shores of Lake Texoma.. Many homesteads are flooded or may be cut off for days. Nearly 9 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened.
41 Flood depths up to 16 feet will cause destruction in the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads may be flooded or cut off for days. Over 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened.
40 Flood depths up to 15 feet will cause destruction in the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads may be flooded or cut off for days. Over 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Major highways and railroads are threatened.
39 Flood depths up to 14 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads may be flooded or isolated. Over 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
38 Flood depths up to 13 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads may be flooded or isolated. Over 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
37 Flood depths up to 12 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. About 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
36 Flood depths up to 11 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. Nearly 8 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
35 Flood depths up to 10 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. Over 7 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
34 Flood depths up to 9 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. About 7 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
33 Flood depths up to 8 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. Nearly 7 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
32 Flood depths up to 7 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. Over 6 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
31 Flood depths up to 6 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Many homesteads could be flooded or isolated. Nearly 6 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
30 Flood depths up to 5 feet extend along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Several homesteads are isolated. About 5 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
29 Flood depths up to 4 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley... from near Davis in Murray County... to near Dickson in Carter County... to the headwaters of Lake Texoma in Johnston County. Rural homesteads are isolated. Over 4 thousand acres of agricultural lands are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
28 Flood depths up to 3 feet extend damages along the Washita River valley in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Some rural homesteads are isolated. Nearly 4 thousand acres of bottomlands between Rock Creek near Dougherty and Lake Texoma are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
27 Flood depths up to 2 feet extend along the Washita River valley in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. A few rural homesteads may be briefly isolated. Over 3 thousand acres of bottomlands between Rock Creek near Dougherty and Lake Texoma are covered. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
26 Flood depths of about a foot extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Over 2 thousand acres of bottomlands between Rock Creek near Dougherty and Lake Texoma are covered... with flood depths up to 6 feet in low places. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
25 Overflow conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. About 2 thousand acres of bottomlands between Rock Creek near Dougherty and Lake Texoma are covered... with flood depths up to 5 feet in low places. Any flooding on tributary creeks is increased by backwater from the river.
24 Near bankfull conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Flooding is confined to low-bottom fields... mostly near tributary creeks which can flood independently of the Washita River.
23 Near bankfull conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Flooding is confined to low-bottom fields... mostly near tributary creeks which can flood independently of the Washita River.
22 Near bankfull conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Flooding is confined to low-bottom fields... mostly near tributary creeks which can flood independently of the Washita River.
21 Near bankfull conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Flooding is confined to low-bottom fields... mostly near tributary creeks which can flood independently of the Washita River.
20 Near bankfull conditions extend along the Washita River in Murray... Carter... and Johnston counties. Flooding is confined to low-bottom fields... mostly near tributary creeks which can flood independently of the Washita River.

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