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St. Francis River at Lake City Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.19 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 6:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 6:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 12:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 6:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 6:00AM Nov 04, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCRA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:30PM Oct 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:24AM Oct 30)Latest observed value: 3.22 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 30-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the St. Francis River at Lake City are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 14.37 ft on 05/03/2011
(2) 14.37 ft on 04/02/1979
(3) 13.30 ft on 01/22/1937
(4) 12.79 ft on 04/21/1973
(5) 12.41 ft on 04/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.10 ft on 09/01/1936
(2) -0.40 ft on 10/07/1999
(3) -0.39 ft on 10/13/1980
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15 There is a threat of levee overtopping.
12 Extensive lowland flooding is occurring.
10 Flooding is occurring in the swamps along the river.
5 Minimal flood damage is occurring, but flat delta farmland adjacent to the river is flooded.
(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) East
(4) West
(5) Gage on South Side of AR Route 18 Bridge
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Latitude: 35.820833° N, Longitude: 90.432500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 217.69 ft 227.69 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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