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Mississippi River near Arkansas City Stage (ft)Observed: 29.75 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.73 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.74 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.74 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.71 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.76 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.76 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.74 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.77 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.72 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.71 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.76 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.76 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.77 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.73 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.72 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.73 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.76 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.77 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.8 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.8 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.81 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.81 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.8 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.82 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.79 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.86 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.87 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.75 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.84 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.8 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.84 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.84 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.85 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.81 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.93 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.89 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.96 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.97 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.95 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.95 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 29.96 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 30 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.94 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.98 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.96 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 30.01 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 30 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.98 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.99 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.91 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.92 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.93 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.96 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Observation: 30.02 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.98 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 30.01 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.96 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.91 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.94 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.88 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.86 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.81 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.85 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.78 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 29.74 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.73 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.73 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.71 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.69 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.74 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.69 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.66 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.65 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.65 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.62 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.56 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.57 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.53 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.61 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.6 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.55 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.56 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.58 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.56 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.56 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.53 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.49 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 29.46 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.47 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.43 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.41 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.37 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.38 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.31 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.33 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.32 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 29.24 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 28.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 28.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 28.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 27.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 27.5 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 27.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 26.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 26.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 26.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 25.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 25.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 25 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 24.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 24.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 24.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersARSA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:34AM Apr 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:41PM Apr 20)Latest observed value: 29.24 ft at 9:00 AM CDT 21-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 37 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:44
Moderate Flood Stage:40
Flood Stage:37
Action Stage:36

Historical Crests
(1) 59.20 ft on 04/21/1927
(2) 58.80 ft on 05/29/1929
(3) 53.90 ft on 02/14/1937
(4) 53.60 ft on 06/04/1933
(5) 53.50 ft on 02/25/1932
(6) 53.14 ft on 05/16/2011
(7) 51.70 ft on 04/06/1935
(8) 47.80 ft on 01/28/1930
(9) 47.60 ft on 05/11/1973
(10) 47.10 ft on 06/08/1935
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Low Water Records
(1) -5.10 ft on 08/30/1936
(2) -5.00 ft on 07/12/1988
(3) -4.10 ft on 01/05/1964
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52.5 Water enters the office area of Oakley Grain at Yellow Bend.
49.5 Water enters the highest grain bin at Oakley Grain at Yellow Bend.
44 Water is on the levees in the Arkansas City area. Trailers evacuated from the hunting club on Huntington Point Mississippi due to high water. All of the land inside levee protection is inundated.
42 Approaching the first structure at the Donaldson Point Hunting Club.
41 River cuts off access to the Oakley Grain at Yellow Bend.
40 The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City and Huntington Point Mississippi is underwater and several river access roads are impassable.
37 The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread bottomland flooding at Huntington Point Mississippi.
35 The road to Donaldson Point is cut off.
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Latitude: 33.551389° N, Longitude: 91.238333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 37 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 37 ft  

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