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St. Francis River at Fisk Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.56 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 28, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 28, 2014FSKM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:16AM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:44AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 3.23 ft at 12:00 AM CDT 24-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the St. Francis River at Fisk are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Wappapello Lake Pool Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at St. Francis
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:26
Moderate Flood Stage:22
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:18

Historical Crests
(1) 28.00 ft on 04/18/1927
(2) 27.10 ft on 05/04/2011
(3) 27.00 ft on 03/12/1935
(4) 26.90 ft on 05/15/1933
(5) 26.40 ft on 01/16/1930
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Low Water Records
(1) -2.00 ft on 07/01/2012
(2) -1.90 ft on 08/19/2012
(3) -1.85 ft on 06/30/2012
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28 This flood will exceed the highest stage on record.
27.5 The levee along the left bank is overtopped.
20 Considerable flooding occurs.
18 Some low places along the left bank begin to flood.
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(1) St. Francis River Upstream
(2) St. Francis River Downstream
(3) Hwy 60 Bridge and Gage House
(4) Equipment
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Latitude: 36.790278° N, Longitude: 90.200833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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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 29 307.46 ft 327.46 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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