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Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.48 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.81 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 8.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.81 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesRIGA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:00PM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:52AM Apr 18)Latest observed value: 6.58 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 18-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 16.24 ft on 05/06/2011
(2) 13.87 ft on 02/20/1989
(3) 13.57 ft on 01/19/1950
(4) 13.55 ft on 11/23/1957
(5) 13.31 ft on 04/25/1973
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.43 ft on 10/12/1994
(2) 1.45 ft on 09/02/1988
(3) 1.50 ft on 11/12/1982
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20.8 water is flowing over the highway 135 bridge and the levee system is over topped causing widespread flooding
18 water reaches the underclearance of the highway 135 bridge
14 widespread flooding is occurring. Some evacuations may be necessary. Several roads between Rivervale and the Big Lake Wild Life Refuge are flooded
13 several thousand acres of unprotected crop land is flooded and several roads inside the levee system are covered by flood water
12 evacuations may be necessary for some areas inside the main levee system due to access problems. Agriculture flooding is widespread
11 farmland north of Rivervale is flooded. Low lying portions of highway 158 near the river are flooded
10 unprotected farmland near the river is flooded between Rivervale and the Big Lake Wildlife Refuge
8 flooding is occurring inside the levee system. Equipment and livestock may need to be moved
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(2) Downstream
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(4) West
(5) Gage on South Side of AR Route 136 Bridge 9-1-9 2.23 ft
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Latitude: 35.671667° N, Longitude: 90.338056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 213.15 ft 224.15 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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