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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 at Purcell are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Norman Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Calvin
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.75 ft on 05/29/1987
(2) 14.50 ft on 05/19/1982
(3) 14.42 ft on 05/09/1993
(4) 14.12 ft on 08/22/2007
(5) 14.00 ft on 05/26/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.30 ft on 05/24/2015
(2) 12.45 ft on 05/08/2015
(3) 11.53 ft on 06/01/2013
(4) 11.43 ft on 04/10/2008
(5) 14.12 ft on 08/22/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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16 Record flooding to depths of 4 feet occurs over areas along and near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to the areas south of Purcell and Lexington.
15 Record fooding to depths of 3 feet occurs over areas along and near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to the areas south of of Purcell and Lexington.
14 Flooding to depths of 2 feet occurs over areas along and near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to areas south of of Purcell and Lexington.
13 Flooding to depths of a foot occurs over areas along and near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to areas south of Purcell and Lexington.
12 Shallow flooding of low-lying areas occurs near the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to areas south of Purcell and Lexington.
11 Near bankfull levels occur along the river on the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to areas south of Purcell and Lexington.
10 The river remains within its banks along the Cleveland-McClain County border from near Noble... to areas south of Purcell and Lexington.

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