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Coldwater River at Arkabutla Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 211.2 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.2 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.2 ft at 8:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.21 ft at 9:00AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.21 ft at 9:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.22 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.23 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.24 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.25 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.25 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.26 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.26 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.26 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.27 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.27 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.27 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.31 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.26 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.27 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.28 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.29 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.3 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.32 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.32 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.32 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.33 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.33 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.33 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.34 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.34 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.34 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.34 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.34 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.35 ft at 10:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.35 ft at 11:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 211.35 ft at 12:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.35 ft at 1:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 1:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 2:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 2:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 3:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 3:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 4:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 4:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.36 ft at 5:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 5:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 6:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 6:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 7:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 7:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 8:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 8:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 9:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 9:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 10:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 10:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 11:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 11:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.37 ft at 12:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.39 ft at 12:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.39 ft at 1:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.39 ft at 1:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.38 ft at 2:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.39 ft at 2:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 3:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 3:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.39 ft at 4:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 4:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 5:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 5:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 6:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 7:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 8:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.4 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.41 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.42 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.43 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 211.43 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 211.44 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesARKM6(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (7:15AM Dec 11, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 211.44 ft at 6:00 AM CST 11-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 238.3 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Coldwater River at Arkabutla Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 244
Moderate Flood Stage: 240
Flood Stage: 238.3
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 244.06 ft on 04/30/1991
(2) 243.08 ft on 04/25/1973
(3) 241.70 ft on 05/21/1953
(4) 241.70 ft on 12/24/2001
(5) 241.05 ft on 07/05/1989
(6) 240.04 ft on 05/07/1979
(7) 238.96 ft on 04/16/1980
(8) 238.89 ft on 10/15/2002
(9) 238.67 ft on 05/18/2011
(10) 233.54 ft on 05/27/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 238.67 ft on 05/18/2011
(2) 230.39 ft on 05/11/2010
(3) 233.54 ft on 05/27/2009
(4) 238.89 ft on 10/15/2002
(5) 241.70 ft on 12/24/2001
(6) 244.06 ft on 04/30/1991
(7) 241.05 ft on 07/05/1989
(8) 238.96 ft on 04/16/1980
(9) 240.04 ft on 05/07/1979
(10) 243.08 ft on 04/25/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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251 Interstate 55 flooded at Coldwater River.
245 Highway 51 is flooded around the Coldwater River Bridge north of Coldwater, MS.
239 Five inches of wateer are rushing over the Arkabutla Dam Spillway. More roads up Hurrican Creek fromArklabutla Lake are flooding. Arkabutla Lake is baced up past Hernando Holly Springs Road.
238.3 Water os going over Arkabutla Dam's spillway. Cub Lake begins to flood Pratt Road west of Arklabutla Dam.Coldwater River is backed up past Highway 304 east pf Hernando. Conger and Clifton Roads are floodedby backwater coming up Hurrican Creek.
Photos
(1) View of dam and lake
(2) View of dam
(3) Spillway
(4) Outlet structure
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Latitude: 34.757222° N, Longitude: 90.124444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 238.3 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 0 ft 238.3 ft  

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Spillway elevation is 238.3 ft msl.
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