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Arkansas River at Pine Bluff Stage (ft)Observed: 38.34 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.33 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.37 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.39 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.4 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.44 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.38 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.42 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.43 ft at 1:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.42 ft at 1:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.46 ft at 2:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.45 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.42 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.47 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.48 ft at 3:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.49 ft at 3:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.51 ft at 3:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.53 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.49 ft at 4:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.54 ft at 4:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.5 ft at 4:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.57 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.54 ft at 5:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.55 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.53 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.57 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.56 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.57 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.6 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.57 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.65 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.64 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.64 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.71 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.71 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.66 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.65 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.6 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.67 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 38.66 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.65 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.6 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.65 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.65 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.61 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.59 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.72 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.66 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.66 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.67 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.68 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.67 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.66 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.63 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.62 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.71 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.67 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.68 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.74 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.71 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.73 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.74 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.77 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.77 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.87 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.9 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.96 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.95 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 38.98 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.05 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.1 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.06 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.16 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.14 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 39.18 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.2 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.29 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.19 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.28 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.3 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.27 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.3 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.27 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.32 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.33 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.36 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.43 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.43 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.38 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.41 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.42 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.49 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.5 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.49 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.54 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.5 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.52 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.6 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.58 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.6 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.61 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.59 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.69 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.57 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.73 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.71 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.71 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.72 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.75 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.86 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.83 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.8 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.85 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.84 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.84 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.87 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.87 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.9 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.93 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.95 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.89 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.97 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.98 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.98 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 39.99 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.06 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.07 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.03 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.07 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.07 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.08 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.07 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.06 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.08 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.07 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.12 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.12 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.13 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.17 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.14 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.16 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.2 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.21 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.2 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.13 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2015Observed: 40.17 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.2 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.2 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.25 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.26 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.22 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.29 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.26 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.23 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.3 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.32 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.26 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.29 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.3 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.33 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.34 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.34 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.32 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.32 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.33 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.41 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.37 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2015Highest Observation: 40.43 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.38 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.38 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.41 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2015Highest Observation: 40.43 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.41 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2015Highest Observation: 40.43 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.41 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.37 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.42 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.41 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2015Highest Observation: 40.43 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.38 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.32 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.38 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.4 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.39 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.36 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.31 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 8:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.37 ft at 8:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.33 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.35 ft at 9:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.33 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.31 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.3 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.33 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.31 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.25 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.37 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.25 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.29 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2015Observed: 40.27 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.23 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.19 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.18 ft at 1:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.22 ft at 1:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.25 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.24 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.22 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.21 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.16 ft at 3:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.12 ft at 3:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.08 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.15 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.11 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.08 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.02 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.1 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.06 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.04 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.03 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 39.96 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40.03 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 40 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 39.97 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 39.96 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2015Forecast: 39.8 ft 1:00PM May 24, 2015Forecast: 39.6 ft 7:00PM May 24, 2015Forecast: 39.4 ft 1:00AM May 25, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 7:00AM May 25, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 1:00PM May 25, 2015Forecast: 39.4 ft 7:00PM May 25, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 1:00AM May 26, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 7:00AM May 26, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 1:00PM May 26, 2015Forecast: 39.3 ft 7:00PM May 26, 2015Forecast: 39.6 ft 1:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 39.8 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 40.3 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 40.9 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 41.7 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 42.2 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 42.6 ft 1:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 42.9 ft 7:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 43 ft 1:00AM May 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 43.1 ft 7:00AM May 29, 2015Relevant - Ready - Responsive - ReliablePBFA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:06AM May 24, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:30AM May 24)Latest observed value: 39.96 ft at 9:00 AM CDT 24-May-2015. Flood Stage is 42 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Pine Bluff are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 45
Moderate Flood Stage: 44
Flood Stage: 42
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 52.10 ft on 05/28/1943
(2) 50.74 ft on 05/31/1957
(3) 49.90 ft on 04/21/1927
(4) 47.70 ft on 05/09/1990
(5) 44.70 ft on 04/26/1973
(6) 44.00 ft on 10/13/1986
(7) 43.75 ft on 04/14/2008
(8) 43.31 ft on 04/29/2011
(9) 43.15 ft on 05/14/2015
(10) 42.80 ft on 04/25/1941
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 43.15 ft on 05/14/2015
(2) 43.31 ft on 04/29/2011
(3) 42.40 ft on 05/09/2009
(4) 43.75 ft on 04/14/2008
(5) 42.75 ft on 03/22/2008
(6) 38.91 ft on 12/19/2001
(7) 38.84 ft on 06/24/2000
(8) 42.41 ft on 06/18/1995
(9) 37.98 ft on 11/07/1994
(10) 41.85 ft on 05/15/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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53 All areas inside the levees flooded.
52 Crest of record, 52.1 feet in May 1943.
48 River crested in May 1990 at 47.7 feet. Highest stage since completion of navigation system in 1969.
47 Extensive agricultural flooding along the river downstream of Pine Bluff. Backwater flooding up into the area around Lake Pine Bluff and up Brumps and Caney Bayous in Northern Pine Bluff.
45 Levee patrolling begins in Pine Bluff area. Residences in Island Harbour inundated.
44 Trulock Residential Addition upstream of U.S. Highway 79 Business Bridge is affected.
43 Island Harbour Estates Road is impassible, access by boat only to Island Harbour homes.
42 Regional Park flooded with the gate at Regional Park Road closed. This will prevent access to the AGFC Delta Rivers Nature Center and Harbor Oaks public golf course. Some damage in the lowlands inside the levees in Pine Bluff.
41 Minor flooding of property in the Riverside Addition west of Lake Langhofer.
40 Water over the road to Island Harbour Estates. Flooding of cropland inside the levees. Residents of the Island Harbour area should monitor the river for any additional rises and take whatever steps necessary to protect their property. Some trails at the AGFC Delta Rivers Nature Center are covered by water and must be partially closed.
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(1) Looking Downstream - September 2013
(2) Looking Upstream - September 2013
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Latitude: 34.288611° N, Longitude: 91.994722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 42 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 164.71 ft 206.71 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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