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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kiamichi River near Antlers 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: 35
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 40.44 ft on 05/04/1990
(2) 38.33 ft on 03/28/1977
(3) 37.39 ft on 12/28/2015 (P)
(4) 36.13 ft on 04/08/2002
(5) 34.58 ft on 10/21/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.30 ft on 05/02/2019
(2) 23.82 ft on 12/27/2018
(3) 25.01 ft on 02/25/2018
(4) 22.74 ft on 02/22/2018
(5) 31.44 ft on 05/25/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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40 disasterous flooding occurs along the Kiamichi River. Water floods the parking lot of a grocery store near Moyers. Backwater flooding may cause Ethel Road near Beaver Creek to be closed. Numerous structures become flooded along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Buildings on campgrounds are flooded by several feet. This will approach the record flood event which occurred on May, 4 1990 when the Kiamichi River crested at 40.44 feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
37 numerous structures become flooded along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Buildings on campgrounds are flooded by several feet. This will be similar to the flooding that occurred on December 28, 2015 when the river reached 37.39 feet. This will exceed the flooding which occurred on April 8, 2002 when the river crested at 36.13 feet. The City of Antlers may see backwater flooding that could close Ethel Road near Beaver Creek. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
35 widespread flooding occurs along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Buildings on campgrounds become flooded. This will exceed the flooding which occurred on July 3, 2007 when the river crested at 34.51 feet. The City of Antlers is not threatened directly by the Kiamichi flooding but backwater flooding occurs along Beaver Creek closing Ethel Road. This is a dangerous situation.
33 several permanent structures on the campgrounds along the west bank of Kiamichi River near Moyers become flooded. The City of Antlers is not threatened directly by the Kiamichi flooding but backwater flooding may occur along Beaver Creek east of town.
31 moderate flooding occurs along campgrounds on the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Permanent buildings on the campgrounds become flooded.
29 moderate flooding occurs along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Some permanent buildings on the campgrounds become isolated.
27 minor flooding occurs along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Campers should move to higher ground.
25 minor flooding begins along the west bank of the Kiamichi River near Moyers. Campers along the river should move to higher ground.
24 faster flows along the river are expected but no flooding occurs. Interests near the river should continue to monitor later forecasts. Campers near the river should move to higher ground.
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In coordination with the COE and the USGS, and in response to customer requests, the NWS will begin issuing river flood forecasts for the Kiamichi River near Antlers effective December 20, 2007.
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