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Current River at Van Buren Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:01PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:16PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:31PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:46PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:30PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.65 ft at 3:45PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.65 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:15PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.65 ft at 4:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:16AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:31AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:46AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:01AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:16PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:31PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:46PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:01PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:16AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:31AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:46AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:01AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesVNBM7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:46AM Jul 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:25AM Jul 25)Latest observed value: 2.58 ft at 8:30 AM CDT 25-Jul-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
(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 29 442.78 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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