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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Verdigris River near Lenapah 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: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 30
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 43.19 ft on 07/02/2007
(2) 40.44 ft on 05/20/1943
(3) 39.78 ft on 05/08/1961
(4) 38.66 ft on 07/03/1951
(5) 38.60 ft on 07/04/1976
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.86 ft on 05/16/2020 (P)
(2) 29.33 ft on 08/09/2019
(3) 30.47 ft on 06/20/2019
(4) 37.44 ft on 05/28/2019 (P)
(5) 36.66 ft on 05/24/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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42 disasterous flooding occurs between the Kansas border and headwaters of Oologah Lake. Highway 10 east of Lenapah is under several feet of swift water. Highway 169 south of the Kansas border is closed. Highway 28 east of Delaware is closed. Some homes around South Coffeyville are flooded. This approaches the record flood of 43.19 feet from July 2, 2007. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
40 disastrous flooding occurs between the Kansas border and headwaters of Lake Oologah. State Highway 10 east of Lenapah is under several feet of swift water. Highway 169 south of the Kansas border is closed. This is near the second highest flood of 40.44 feet on May 20, 1943. The record flood at this site is 43.19 feet on July 2, 2007. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
39 extreme flooding occurs in Nowata County. Many rural roads are closed. State Highway 10 east of Lenapah is under several feet of water. Highway 169 south of the Kansas border is closed. This exceeds the flood of October 5, 1986 when the river reached 38.3 feet and approach the flood of May 8, 1961 when the river reached 39.78 feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
38 extreme flooding occurs in Nowata County. Many rural roads are closed. State Highway 10 east of Lenapah is under several feet of water. Highway 169 south of the Kansas border may be closed. This will be similar to a flood on July 4, 1976 when the river reached 38.6 feet or on October 5, 1986 when the river reached 38.3 feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
36 very serious flooding occurs in Nowata County. This is a dangerous and life threatening situation. Many rural roads are closed. State Highway 10 is impassable at a point 5 miles east of Lenapah.
34 serious agricultural flooding occurs between the Kansas border and headwaters of Lake Oologah. State Highway 10 is impassable at a point 5 miles east of Lenapah.
32 moderate flooding affects mainly farmland and rural roads. State Highway 10 is threatened by high water at a point 5 miles east of Lenapah.
30 minor flooding affects farmland and rural roads.
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