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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bird Creek at Avant are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Sperry
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 36.52 ft on 05/21/2019 (P)
(2) 32.03 ft on 03/11/1974
(3) 31.40 ft on 10/02/1959
(4) 30.70 ft on 06/10/1985
(5) 30.54 ft on 09/30/1986
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.73 ft on 05/28/2021 (P)
(2) 19.26 ft on 05/17/2021 (P)
(3) 21.32 ft on 03/13/2021 (P)
(4) 14.11 ft on 06/23/2019
(5) 14.69 ft on 06/07/2019
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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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35 severely damaging flooding occurs from Barnsdall to Skiatook. Homes along southside streets in Avant are flooded. Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook is closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
32 damaging flooding of farms and suburban homes occurs in the Bird Creek floodplain from Barnsdall to Skiatook. Southside streets in Avant are flooded. Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook is closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
29 flooding of farms and suburban homes occurs in the Bird Creek floodplain between Barnsdall and Skiatook. Stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook are impassable. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
27 farm and suburban homes between Barnsdall and Skiatook are isolated and may be flooded. Intermittent stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook are impassable. This is a dangerous situation.
25 homes in the Bird Creek floodplain west of Highway 11 between Barnsdall and Skiatook are isolated by high water. Intermittent stretches of Highway 11 between Avant and Skiatook may become flooded.
23 moderate flooding will occur in the Bird Creek floodplain between Barnsdall and Skiatook. County roads west of Highway 11 may be impassable with some homes isolated by high water.
21 moderate flooding of farmland occurs along the floodplain of Bird Creek downstream from Avant. County roads west of Highway 11 may be flooded.
19 minor flooding of farmlands occurs along the floodplain of Bird Creek downtream from Avant.
17 agricultural lands along the Bird Creek floodplain downstream from Avant may experience minor flooding.
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(2) downstream

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The flood stage for Bird Creek at Avant (AVTO2) was changed from 21 feet to 17 feet on July 18, 2007.
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