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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 near Sperry are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Avant Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Owasso
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.60 ft on 10/03/1959
(2) 31.68 ft on 05/18/1943
(3) 31.45 ft on 11/04/1974
(4) 31.29 ft on 05/22/2019 (P)
(5) 30.82 ft on 10/01/1986
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.13 ft on 03/19/2020 (P)
(2) 16.39 ft on 01/11/2020
(3) 18.84 ft on 06/24/2019
(4) 19.70 ft on 06/07/2019
(5) 19.65 ft on 05/30/2019
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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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33 very severe flooding occurs. Highways 11 and 20 near Skiatook are closed. Some businesses and homes in east Skiatook are severely flooded. Other homes and businesses near Sperry and north Tulsa may also be flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
31 very serious flooding occurs. Some homes and businesses in east Skiatook are flooded. Highways 11 and 20 around Skiatook are closed. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
29 severe flooding occurs. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is closed and adjoining parts of Highway 11 may be impassable. Urban streets in parts of east Skiatook are inundated. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
28 extensive flooding occurs between Skiatook to north Tulsa. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is impassable. Lower urban areas in east Skiatook are flooded. Some streets between Turley and north Tulsa are blocked.
27 extensive flooding occurs. Lower urban areas in east Skiatook begin to flood. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is closed. Some roads between Turley and north Tulsa may be blocked.
26 moderate flooding of rural lands occurs from Skiatook to Turley. Highway 20 east of Skiatook is impassable. Some minor flooding of streets in east Skiatook may occur.
24 moderate flooding occurs in rural areas from Skiatook to Turley.
23 minor rural flooding occurs from Skiatook to Turley.
21 minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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(1) upstream
(2) downstream

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