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White River at Clarendon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 24.56 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.58 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.59 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.6 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.62 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.63 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 24.65 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.69 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.68 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.72 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.72 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.75 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.79 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.82 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.83 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.84 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.84 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.85 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.87 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.89 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.9 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.93 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.94 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.95 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.97 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.98 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 24.98 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 25 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 25 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 24.99 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.03 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.03 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.05 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.07 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.07 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.1 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.09 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.12 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.12 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.16 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.15 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.17 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.18 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.18 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.2 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.21 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.21 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.24 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.23 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.26 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 25.27 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.27 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.29 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.28 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.31 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.29 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.32 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.33 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.32 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.35 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.36 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.38 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.38 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.37 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.39 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.4 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.44 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 25.43 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.44 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.44 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.46 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.47 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.49 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.52 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.49 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.52 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.51 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.54 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.55 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.54 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 25.54 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Observation: 25.56 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Observation: 25.56 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 25.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 25.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014CLDA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:05PM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:20AM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 25.56 ft at 4:00 PM CDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 26 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:32
Moderate Flood Stage:30
Flood Stage:26
Action Stage:25

Historical Crests
(1) 43.30 ft on 04/23/1927
(2) 39.10 ft on 04/24/1945
(3) 38.40 ft on 02/07/1916
(4) 37.54 ft on 05/10/2011
(5) 35.70 ft on 01/28/1937
(6) 34.97 ft on 05/03/1973
(7) 33.78 ft on 04/19/2008
(8) 33.04 ft on 03/29/2008
(9) 32.85 ft on 04/05/1975
(10) 32.80 ft on 12/15/1982
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Low Water Records
(1) 4.10 ft on 11/22/1887
(2) 4.70 ft on 09/04/1936
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43 SIMILAR FLOOD CONTIONS TO FLOOD OF RECORD...WHICH OCCURRED PRIOR TO THE CONSTUCTION OF THE FLOOD CONTROL RESERVOIRS...WAS 43.3 FEET IN APRIL 1927. EVACUATIONS WILL BE NECESSARY.
39 RIVER HAS NOT BEEN THIS HIGH SINCE COMPLETION OF FLOOD CONTROL RESERVOIRS. THE RIVER CRESTED AT 39.1 FEET IN APRIL 1945. MOST CULTIVATED LAND IN FLOODPLAIN AFFECTED BY EITHER INUNDATION OR ISOLATION. MANY COUNTY ROADS NEAR THE RIVER IN PRAIRIE...MONROE...AND ARKANSAS COUNTIES WILL BE AFFECTED. SOME STATE HIGHWAYS WILL ALSO BE FLOODED. DRIVING AT NIGHT IS ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS DUE TO FLOODED ROADS.
35 RIVER FLOODING IS VERY SERIOUS. SECOND HIGHEST CREST SINCE THE COMPLETION OF THE FLOOD CONTROL RESERVOIRS WAS 35 FEET IN MAY 1973. RIVER VALLEY IS LIKE A LARGE LAKE. MANY SECONDARY ROADS ARE FLOODED. MOST CROPLAND IN THE FLOODPLAIN FLOODED.
33 MOST ALL OF THE LAND WITHIN THE LEVEES IS INUNDATED. LARGE PORTIONS OF THE CACHE AND WHITE RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES ARE FLOODED. RIVER CRESTED AT 33 FEET IN MARCH 2008...33.8 FEET IN APRIL 2008...35 FEET IN MAY 1973. HIGH MISSISSIPPI RIVER WORSENS FLOODING ON THE LOWER WHITE RIVER. HOMES AND CABINS FROM CLARENDON TO SAINT CHARLES WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE HIGH WATER. THOSE CHOSING TO REMAIN IN THEIR HOMES SHOULD HAVE SUFFICIENT SUPPLIES FOR LONG TERM ISOLATION.
32 STATE HIGHWAY 302 NORTH OF CLARENDON MAY BE AFFECTED. SOME INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY IN CLARENDON ON RIVER SIDE OF LEVEE MAY BE FLOODED. MANY ACCESS PROBLEMS FOR RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES DOWNSTREAM OF CLARENDON. MANY DOWNSTREAM AREAS ARE ACCESSABLE BY BOAT ONLY. HEIGHT AND DURATION OF FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER WHITE RIVER IS GREATLY DEPENDANT ON THE LEVEL OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN COMBINATION WITH THE FLOW RATE OF THE WHITE RIVER.
30 CLARENDON STORM SEWER SHOULD BE CLOSED TO KEEP RIVER FROM BACKING UP OUTFLOW PIPE. EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN THE DELTA. MOST CROPLAND AND TIMBER IN BOTTOMS ARE FLOODED. MUCH OF THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE LAND DOWNSTREAM OF CLARENDON WILL BE FLOODED.
26 RIVER FLOWS IN MANY SIDE CHANNELS AND CREATES ISLANDS BETWEEN THE RIVER AND SLOUGHS AND CREEKS. FLOODING OF CROPLAND AND TIMBER IS OCCURRING. PORTIONS OF THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE DOWNSTREAM OF CLARENDON FLOODING.
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(1) US Highway 79 bridge at Clarendon
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Latitude: 34.685556° N, Longitude: 91.315278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 26 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 139.91 ft 165.91 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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