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Current River at Van Buren Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:31AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:46AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:01AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:16AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.53 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:31PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:46PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:01PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:16PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:31PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:46PM Jul 31, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:01AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:16AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:31AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:46AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:01AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:16AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:31PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:46PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:01PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:16PM Aug 01, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 05, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 06, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 06, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesVNBM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:16PM Aug 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:27AM Aug 1)Latest observed value: 2.49 ft at 4:30 PM CDT 1-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:27
Moderate Flood Stage:23
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 29.00 ft on 03/26/1904
(2) 27.39 ft on 11/15/1993
(3) 26.53 ft on 11/19/1985
(4) 25.90 ft on 08/21/1915
(5) 25.71 ft on 03/20/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.32 ft on 09/14/2005
(2) 1.35 ft on 08/06/2005
(3) 1.53 ft on 08/09/1977
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29 This flood will exceed the highest stage on record. Large amounts of property damage can be expected. Evacuation of many homes and businesses becomes necessary. The courthouse yard floods.
27.5 The library begins to flood.
23 Some flooding in low sections in town begins.
20 Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.
14.5 Water flows over Spring Branch Bridge.
9 Water overflows the boat access at Big Springs.
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(1) Highway 60 Bridge
(2) Gaging Equipment
(3) Current River Upstream
(4) Current River Downstream
(5) Lodge on Downstream Right Bank
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Latitude: 36.991389° N, Longitude: 91.013611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
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)
Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 442.78 ft 462.78 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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