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St. Francis River at St. Francis Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 3:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSFRA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:16AM Oct 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:01AM Oct 25)Latest observed value: 5.6 ft at 3:00 AM CDT 26-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the St. Francis River at St. Francis are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Fisk Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lake City
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:31
Moderate Flood Stage:27
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:19

Historical Crests
(1) 28.20 ft on 03/15/1935
(2) 27.25 ft on 05/03/2011
(3) 26.70 ft on 06/26/1928
(4) 25.55 ft on 02/16/1989
(5) 25.35 ft on 04/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.31 ft on 10/15/1971
(2) 1.40 ft on 09/20/1954
(3) 3.18 ft on 10/15/1989
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29 The lower sections of the levee near Saint Francis could be topped.
25 Flood water begins flowing over the lower places in the levee near County Highway 338 north of Saint Francis.
23 Most low land inside the levee system is flooded.
22 Several roads near Wilhelmina, Missouri are flooded. Recreational areas and large areas of agriculture land near the river are flooded.
19 Overbank flooding into low land near the river begins.
Photos
(1) Upstream 9-25-2006 22 ft
(2) Downstream 9-25-2006 22 ft
(3) East Toward Missouri
(4) West Toward St Francis, Arkansas
(5) Gage Mounted on Downstream Side of Route 62 Bridge 9-25-2006 22 feet
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Latitude: 36.455833° N, Longitude: 90.137778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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(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 29 270.57 ft 292.57 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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