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ALERT: December 13th update on the status of the nationwide data transmission error preventing stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. As of 11/08/2018, The USGS has restored all impacted operational stream gauges to transmitting status. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. This will be the last outage map posted as over 95% of the gauge outages have been restored. Local NWS offices will continue to monitor the remaining gauge outages.

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Little Missouri River (AR) near Boughton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 12.39 ft at 1:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 12.16 ft at 2:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 11.96 ft at 3:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 11.76 ft at 4:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 11.57 ft at 5:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 11.36 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 10.94 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 10.71 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 10.44 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 10.17 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 9.9 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.66 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.48 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.36 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.26 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.26 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.27 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.29 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.27 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.23 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.21 ft at 12:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.13 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9.06 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 9 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 8.91 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 7:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 9:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 7.9 ft at 10:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 7.58 ft at 11:00PM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 7.27 ft at 12:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 6.97 ft at 1:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 6.43 ft at 3:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 4:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 5:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.64 ft at 8:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:00AM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.31 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.21 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.04 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 4.92 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2018Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.8 ft at 3:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 5:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:00AM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.64 ft at 1:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.64 ft at 2:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.64 ft at 3:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.79 ft at 6:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 5.23 ft at 9:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 5.62 ft at 11:00PM Dec 13, 2018Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 7.16 ft at 3:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 7.71 ft at 4:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 5:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 6:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 9.21 ft at 7:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 9.79 ft at 8:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 10.47 ft at 9:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 11.29 ft at 10:00AM Dec 14, 2018Observed: 12.06 ft at 11:00AM Dec 14, 2018Forecast: 14.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 14, 2018Forecast: 16.1 ft 12:00AM Dec 15, 2018Forecast: 16.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 15, 2018Forecast: 16.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 15, 2018Highest Forecast: 16.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 15, 2018Highest Forecast: 16.9 ft 12:00AM Dec 16, 2018Forecast: 16.7 ft 6:00AM Dec 16, 2018Forecast: 16.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 16, 2018Forecast: 15.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 16, 2018Forecast: 14.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 17, 2018Forecast: 13.5 ft 6:00AM Dec 17, 2018Forecast: 12.6 ft 12:00PM Dec 17, 2018Forecast: 11.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 17, 2018Forecast: 10.9 ft 12:00AM Dec 18, 2018Forecast: 10.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 18, 2018Forecast: 9.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 18, 2018Forecast: 8.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 18, 2018Forecast: 8.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 19, 2018Forecast: 8.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2018BHTA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:54PM Dec 14, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 8:04AM Dec 14)Latest observed value: 12.06 ft at 11:00 AM CST 14-Dec-2018. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Missouri River (AR) near Boughton are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.20 ft on 03/31/1945
(2) 25.00 ft on 12/04/1982
(3) 24.20 ft on 05/03/1958
(4) 23.90 ft on 01/26/1949
(5) 23.90 ft on 03/09/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.13 ft on 03/02/2018
(2) 22.28 ft on 02/24/2018
(3) 22.56 ft on 12/29/2015
(4) 21.40 ft on 05/12/2015
(5) 22.53 ft on 12/25/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.05 ft on 10/06/2010
(2) 0.11 ft on 06/11/2012
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30 U.S. Highway 67 at the river may be flooded. State Highway 53 near Whelen Springs flooded. Most of the river bottoms will be flooded. Many county roads are affected.
25 Many county roads flooded in Clark and Neveda counties, possibly heavily damaged. State Highway 53 near Whelen Springs flooded. Extensive acreage flooded in Nevada and Clark counties. Since completion of Narrows Dam in 1950, the highest stage experienced was 25 feet in December 1982.
23 State Highway 53 near Whelen Springs may be flooding. Many acres of timber and pastures flooded in Nevada and Clark counties.
22 Lower lying county roads in Northern Nevada county may be affected. Water approaching State Highway 53 near Whelen Springs. Deer camps may be cut off by high water.
20 Pastures along the river begins to flood. Water backing up half moon slough and boggy creek in Southwest Clark county.
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Latitude: 33.875556° N, Longitude: 93.304444° 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)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 182.13 ft 202.13 ft  

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