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St. Francis River at Fisk Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 4.89 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014FSKM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:16AM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:19AM Dec 17)Latest observed value: 4.89 ft at 6:00 AM CST 18-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.10 ft on 05/04/2011
(2) 23.04 ft on 04/28/2011
(3) 23.30 ft on 04/04/2008
(4) 20.94 ft on 05/18/2002
(5) 24.60 ft on 04/01/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

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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
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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
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