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Arkansas River at Toad Suck L&D Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 254.29 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.3 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.41 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.52 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.57 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.67 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.85 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.92 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.95 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.97 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.98 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.01 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.05 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.11 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.12 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 255.12 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 255.14 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 254.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 254.2 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.94 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.83 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.76 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.68 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.61 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 253.36 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 252.86 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 252.49 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 252.17 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 251.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 250.91 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 250.37 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 250.02 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.81 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.72 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.66 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.71 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.8 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.83 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.88 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 249.92 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 250.39 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 250.85 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.13 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.27 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.33 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.34 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.37 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.36 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.36 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.35 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.37 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.39 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.39 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.59 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 251.93 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 252.15 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 252.26 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.28 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.28 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.26 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.24 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.23 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.22 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.21 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.22 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.56 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 252.9 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.1 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.2 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.26 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.31 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.42 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.45 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.47 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.47 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 253.49 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 253.62 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 253.74 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 253.8 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 252.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 252.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 252.2 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 252.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 252.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 251.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 251.9 ft 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 251.8 ft 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 251.9 ft 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 252.2 ft 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 252.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 252 ft 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014TODA4(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (4:20AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:45AM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 253.8 ft at 3:00 AM CDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 275 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 Toad Suck L&D are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:280
Moderate Flood Stage:278
Flood Stage:275
Action Stage:273

Historical Crests
(1) 282.90 ft on 05/07/1990
(2) 280.20 ft on 12/04/1982
(3) 279.70 ft on 04/24/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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283 STAGE OF 282.9 IN MAY 1990 WAS HIGHEST SINCE COMPLETION OF THE MCCLELLAN...KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM IN 1969. LEVEES IN TOAD SUCK COMMUNITY OVERTOPPED. TOAD SUCK STORE AFFECTED. PERRY COUNTY LEVEE DISTRICT NUMBER ONE WAS OVERTOPPED.
282 STATE HIGHWAY 216 SOUTH OF PERRYVILLE...STATE HIGHWAY 10 WEST OF PERRY...AND STATE HIGHWAY 113 SOUTH OF BIGALOW ARE FLOODED FROM BACKWATERS OF THE FOURCHE LA FAVE RIVER. STATE HIGHWAY 60 WEST OF TOAD SUCK CLOSED. COUNTY ROADS IN MAYFLOWER AREA ARE FLOODED.
280 PORTIONS OF THE TREASURE HILLS SUBDIVISION NORTH OF CONWAY MAY BE FLOODED FROM BACKWATERS OF EAST CADRON CREEK.
279 MORE FARMLAND IN PERRY COUNTY FLOODED FROM BACKWATERS UP THE FOURCHE LA FAVE RIVER. ALSO...BACKWATER UP CADRON CREEK MAY CLOSE STATE HIGHWAY 25 WEST OF CONWAY. PARKING LOT OF THE LOCK AND DAM FLOODED AND WATER OVER LOCK WALLS.
278 LOLLIE COMMUNITY AFFECTED. ADDITIONAL FARMLANDS IN FAULKNER COUNTY FLOODED BY BACKWATER UP PALARM CREEK AND TUPELO BAYOU.
277 ADDITIONAL RESIDENCES IN TOAD SUCK COMMUNITY ARE AFFECTED ALONG THE RIGHT DESCENDING BANK NEAR STATE HIGHWAY 60 BRIDGE. EXTENSIVE FARMLANDS ALONG THE RIVER IN PERRY...CONWAY...AND FAULKNER COUNTIES INUNDATED.
275 MOBILE HOMES IN THE TOAD SUCK COMMUNITY ON THE RIGHT DESCENDING BANK NEAR THE STATE HIGHWAY 60 BRIDGE ARE THREATENED.
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(1) Toad Suck L&D
(2) Looking Downstream - August 2013
(3) Looking Upstream - August 2013
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Latitude: 35.077222° N, Longitude: 92.539722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 275 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 0 ft 275 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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