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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Red River near Gainesville are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Terral Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 42.05 ft on 06/19/2015
(2) 40.08 ft on 05/31/1987
(3) 37.10 ft on 10/24/1983
(4) 36.63 ft on 06/13/1995
(5) 36.03 ft on 06/09/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.05 ft on 05/31/2019
(2) 25.89 ft on 10/14/2018
(3) 23.16 ft on 05/22/2017
(4) 23.74 ft on 06/16/2016
(5) 27.22 ft on 06/04/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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43 Extensive flooding to depths of 18 feet occurs in agricultural lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads along and near the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Floodwaters reach the sides of the U.S. Interstate Highway I-35 Bridge about 1.5 feet higher than the low chord of the bridge. River levels are about 2 feet higher than the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
42.5 Extensive flooding to depths of 17.5 feet occurs in agricultural lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads along and near the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Floodwaters reach the sides of the U.S. Interstate Highway I-35 Bridge about 1 foot higher than the low chord of the bridge. River levels are about 2.5 feet higher than the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
42 Extensive flooding to depths of 17 feet occurs in agricultural lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads along and near the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Floodwaters reach the sides of the U.S. Interstate Highway I-35 Bridge about 0.5 feet higher than the low chord of the bridge. River levels are about 2 feet higher than the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
41.5 Extensive flooding to depths of 16.5 feet occurs in agricultural lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads along and near the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Floodwaters reach the low chord of the U.S. Interstate Highway I-35 Bridge. River levels are about 1.5 feet higher than the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
41 Extensive flooding to depths of 16 feet occurs in agricultural lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads along and near the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Floodwaters begin to approach the low chord of the U.S. Interstate Highway I-35 Bridge. River levels are about 1 foot higher than the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
40 Extensive flooding of crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads occurs along the river in Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 15 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded. Floodwaters match the levels reached by the May 31...1987 flood crest.
39 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 14 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
38 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 13 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
37 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 12 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
36 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 11 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
35 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 10 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
34 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 9 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
33 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 8 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
32 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 7 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
31 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 6 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
30 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 5 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
29 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 4 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
28 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 3 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
27 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 2 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
26 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are at least 1 foot higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
25 Crop and range lands... pecan groves... oil wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations area affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.
24 Low-lying fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke County in Texas... may experience shallow overflows several hours before the crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of Gainesville. Sandpit operations may be affected. Livestock and other property should be removed to places which are higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded.

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