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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Canadian River near Woodward are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.98 ft on 10/10/1946 (P)
(2) 10.72 ft on 05/23/1989
(3) 10.50 ft on 06/24/1957
(4) 10.39 ft on 06/12/1968
(5) 10.18 ft on 06/15/1965
(6) 10.14 ft on 10/19/1968
(7) 10.10 ft on 06/13/1969
(8) 9.91 ft on 11/20/1971
(9) 9.73 ft on 05/17/1965
(10) 9.70 ft on 06/30/1965
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.15 ft on 04/17/2016
(2) 9.20 ft on 06/02/2007
(3) 8.82 ft on 05/05/2001
(4) 8.48 ft on 04/19/1999
(5) 8.96 ft on 08/03/1996
(6) 10.72 ft on 05/23/1989
(7) 8.39 ft on 05/31/1982
(8) 8.82 ft on 06/05/1980
(9) 9.27 ft on 05/18/1979
(10) 9.27 ft on 06/02/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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17 Very serious flooding of mobile and suburban homes occurs at the northern edge of Woodward. In addition... flooding affects croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extending along the river from southern Harper County east of Laverne... to central Woodward County. Flooding affects areas in Harper County several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity. Property should be moved to places 8 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for several hours.
16 Serious flooding or isolation of mobile and suburban homes occurs at the northern edge of Woodward. In addition... flooding affects croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extending along the river from the horthwestern through the southeastern sections of Woodward County. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity. Property should be moved to places 7 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for several hours.
15 Serious flooding or isolation of mobile and suburban homes occurs at the northern edge of Woodward. In addition... flooding affects croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extending along the river from the horthwestern through the southeastern sections of Woodward County. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity. Property should be moved to places 6 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for several hours.
14 Shallow flooding or isolation of mobile and suburban homes occurs at the northern edge of Woodward. Deeper flooding affects croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... and extends along the river from the northwestern through southeastern sections of Woodward County. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity. Property should be moved to places 5 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for several hours.
13 Shallow flooding or isolation of mobile and suburban homes occurs at the northern edge of Woodward. Deeper flooding affects croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... and extends along the river from the northwestern through southeastern sections of Woodward County. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity. Property should be moved to places 4 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for several hours.
12 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extends along the river from the northwestern through the central and southeastern sections of Woodward County. Shallow depths may approach the edge of Woodward. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity and points downstream. Cattle and other property should be moved to locations 3 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for hours.
11 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extends along the river from the northwestern through the central and southeastern sections of Woodward County. Shallow depths may approach the edge of Woodward. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity and points downstream. Cattle and other property should be moved to locations 2 feet higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for hours.
10 Flooding of croplands... pastures... oil wells... and rural roads... extends along the river from the northwestern through the central and southeastern sections of Woodward County. Flooding affects areas near Fort Supply several hours before the crest reaches the Woodward vicinity and points downstream. Cattle and other property should be moved to locations 1 foot higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for hours by high water in side channels.
9 Shallow flooding of lowlands occurs along the river from the northwestern through the central and southeastern sections of Woodward County. Cattle and other property should be moved to locations higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for hours by high water in side channels.
8 Near bankfull conditions extend along the river from the northwestern through the central and southeastern sections of Woodward County. Cattle and other property should be moved to locations higher than nearby river banks to avoid being stranded for hours by high water in side channels.

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