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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Poteau River near Poteau are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Panama
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 39.00 ft on 06/18/1935
(2) 37.00 ft on 05/11/1943
(3) 36.42 ft on 05/16/1945
(4) 36.30 ft on 02/19/1938
(5) 36.20 ft on 04/17/1939
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.10 ft on 05/26/2020
(2) 25.20 ft on 05/23/2020 (P)
(3) 24.68 ft on 01/11/2020 (P)
(4) 27.45 ft on 06/24/2019
(5) 27.45 ft on 06/24/2019
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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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32 extremely severe flooding affects pasture lands and county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek. The access road to the Robert S Kerr airport may be flooded. This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.
30 very severe flooding affects croplands and county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek. This is a dangerous and life threatening situation.
28 severe valley flooding affects croplands and county roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek. Old Highway 112 may become impassable.
26 moderate valley flooding affects croplands and farm roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek.
24 minor valley flooding affects croplands and farm roads from southeast of Poteau to the mouth of Brazil Creek.
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