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Ouachita River at Felsenthal Lock and Dam Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 65.47 ft at 12:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.47 ft at 12:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.47 ft at 12:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.46 ft at 12:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.46 ft at 1:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.48 ft at 1:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.48 ft at 1:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.48 ft at 2:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 2:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 2:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 2:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 3:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 3:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 3:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 3:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 4:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.51 ft at 4:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.51 ft at 4:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.51 ft at 4:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.51 ft at 5:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 5:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.51 ft at 5:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 5:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 6:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 6:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.53 ft at 6:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 6:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.52 ft at 7:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.53 ft at 7:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.54 ft at 7:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.54 ft at 7:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.54 ft at 8:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.54 ft at 8:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.55 ft at 8:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.55 ft at 8:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.55 ft at 9:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 9:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 9:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 9:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 10:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.57 ft at 10:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.58 ft at 10:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.58 ft at 10:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.58 ft at 11:00PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.58 ft at 11:15PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.59 ft at 11:30PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.59 ft at 11:45PM Jan 14, 2018Observed: 65.59 ft at 12:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.59 ft at 12:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 12:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 12:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 1:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 1:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.61 ft at 1:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.61 ft at 2:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 2:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 2:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 2:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 3:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.63 ft at 3:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.63 ft at 3:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.63 ft at 3:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.63 ft at 4:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.63 ft at 4:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.64 ft at 4:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.64 ft at 4:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.64 ft at 5:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.64 ft at 5:15AM Jan 15, 2018Highest Observation: 65.65 ft at 5:30AM Jan 15, 2018Highest Observation: 65.65 ft at 5:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 6:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 6:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 6:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 7:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.62 ft at 7:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.61 ft at 7:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.61 ft at 7:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.61 ft at 8:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 8:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 8:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 8:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 9:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.59 ft at 9:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 9:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.6 ft at 9:45AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 10:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 10:30AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.56 ft at 11:00AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.55 ft at 11:15AM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 12:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.5 ft at 12:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 12:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.49 ft at 1:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.48 ft at 1:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.48 ft at 1:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.47 ft at 1:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.47 ft at 2:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.47 ft at 2:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.46 ft at 2:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.42 ft at 2:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.42 ft at 3:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.42 ft at 3:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.41 ft at 3:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.41 ft at 3:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.4 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.4 ft at 4:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.39 ft at 4:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.39 ft at 4:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.38 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.38 ft at 5:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.37 ft at 5:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.37 ft at 5:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.37 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.36 ft at 6:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.36 ft at 6:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.35 ft at 6:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.34 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.28 ft at 7:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.29 ft at 7:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.29 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.29 ft at 8:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.29 ft at 8:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.29 ft at 8:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.25 ft at 9:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.24 ft at 9:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 9:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.23 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.25 ft at 10:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.24 ft at 10:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.24 ft at 10:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.22 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.23 ft at 11:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.22 ft at 11:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.22 ft at 11:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 65.22 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.21 ft at 12:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.2 ft at 12:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.2 ft at 12:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.2 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.2 ft at 1:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.18 ft at 1:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.17 ft at 1:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.19 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.19 ft at 2:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.18 ft at 2:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.18 ft at 2:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.17 ft at 3:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.17 ft at 3:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.16 ft at 3:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.16 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.15 ft at 4:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.15 ft at 4:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.15 ft at 4:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.17 ft at 5:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.18 ft at 5:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.19 ft at 6:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.19 ft at 6:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.24 ft at 7:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.23 ft at 7:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.24 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 8:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.25 ft at 8:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 8:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.27 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 9:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.27 ft at 9:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.27 ft at 9:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.27 ft at 10:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 65.26 ft at 10:45AM Jan 16, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00PM Jan 17, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00PM Jan 17, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 18, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00AM Jan 18, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00PM Jan 18, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00PM Jan 18, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00AM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00AM Jan 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 12:00PM Jan 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 65.1 ft 6:00PM Jan 20, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 12:00AM Jan 21, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 6:00AM Jan 21, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 12:00PM Jan 21, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 6:00PM Jan 21, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 12:00AM Jan 22, 2018Forecast: 65 ft 6:00AM Jan 22, 2018US Army Corps of EngineersFELA4(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (11:50AM Jan 17, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 8:57AM Jan 17)Latest observed value: 65.26 ft at 10:45 AM CST 16-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 70 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Ouachita River at Felsenthal Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 83
Moderate Flood Stage: 81
Flood Stage: 70
Action Stage: 70
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 88.30 ft on 04/11/1945
(2) 87.10 ft on 05/14/1958
(3) 86.40 ft on 05/10/1991
(4) 85.78 ft on 11/09/2009
(5) 85.70 ft on 05/05/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 82.95 ft on 03/22/2016
(2) 74.60 ft on 01/13/2016
(3) 70.20 ft on 12/14/2015
(4) 79.00 ft on 03/29/2015
(5) 73.30 ft on 04/05/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/10/1913
(2) 16.00 ft on 01/17/1935
(3) 17.20 ft on 02/15/1970
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83 Expect long term flooding for several weeks in the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge. Travel becomes difficult as all access roadways flood.
81 Moderate flooding of county roadways and bridges will continue for several days. Detours are necessary and travel in and around the area will be difficult.
80.5 Floodwaters will continue to receed from roadways and bridges around the locks. Roadways and detours will begin to slowly open for use during the next three days.
80 Flooding of low lying areas in the Felsenthal Wildlife Refuge will continue for at least another three weeks.
75 Flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge will continue for at least another ten days.
73 Expect minor flooding to continue in the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge for at least another week.
70 Minor lowland flooding of the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge will continue for several days. Secondary roadways along the river bottom will be inundated and closed.
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Latitude: 33.032070° N, Longitude: 92.087640° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 70 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.00 70 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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