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ALERT: Update on status of the nationwide data transmission error that prevents stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. The USGS has restored the transmission from all of their gauges or has placed them in a seasonal outage (some Alaska gauges). There are a few USGS gauges that the NWS is not yet receiving the new transmissions and NWS is working to get that data by alternate means. A map of the status of USGS gauges is here. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. The situation has greatly improved and will continue to improve but at a slower pace. The outage maps will now be updated once per week on Thursday. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.

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Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.97 ft at 3:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.93 ft at 4:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.84 ft at 5:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.76 ft at 7:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.71 ft at 8:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.6 ft at 10:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.6 ft at 11:00PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 7.54 ft at 12:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 1:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.33 ft at 2:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.2 ft at 4:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.13 ft at 5:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.86 ft at 9:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.84 ft at 10:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.63 ft at 11:00AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.37 ft at 3:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.32 ft at 4:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.21 ft at 5:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6.06 ft at 7:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 6 ft at 8:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 5.82 ft at 10:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:00PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 5.66 ft at 12:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.6 ft at 1:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.52 ft at 2:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.87 ft at 11:00AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.63 ft at 2:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.47 ft at 4:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 3.92 ft at 11:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 3.85 ft at 12:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.78 ft at 1:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00PM Nov 14, 2018Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 6:00PM Nov 14, 2018Forecast: 3.2 ft 12:00AM Nov 15, 2018Forecast: 3.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 15, 2018Forecast: 3.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 15, 2018Forecast: 3.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 15, 2018Forecast: 3.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 16, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 6:00AM Nov 16, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 12:00PM Nov 16, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 6:00PM Nov 16, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 12:00AM Nov 17, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 6:00AM Nov 17, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 12:00PM Nov 17, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 6:00PM Nov 17, 2018Forecast: 3 ft 12:00AM Nov 18, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 6:00AM Nov 18, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 12:00PM Nov 18, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 6:00PM Nov 18, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 12:00AM Nov 19, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 6:00AM Nov 19, 2018USACE Stages and DischargesRIGA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:15PM Nov 14, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 10:03AM Nov 14)Latest observed value: 3.35 ft at 1:00 PM CST 14-Nov-2018. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.24 ft on 05/06/2011
(2) 13.87 ft on 02/20/1989
(3) 13.57 ft on 01/19/1950
(4) 13.55 ft on 11/23/1957
(5) 13.31 ft on 04/25/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.24 ft on 05/05/2014
(2) 16.24 ft on 05/06/2011
(3) 10.72 ft on 01/01/2010
(4) 10.76 ft on 12/31/2009
(5) 12.55 ft on 04/08/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.43 ft on 10/12/1994
(2) 1.45 ft on 09/02/1988
(3) 1.50 ft on 11/12/1982
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20.8 Water is flowing over the Highway 135 bridge. The levee system is overtopped causing widespread flooding.
18 Water reaches the bottom of the Highway 135 bridge.
14 Widespread flooding is occurring. Some evacuations may be necessary. Several roads between Rivervale and Big Lake Wildlife Refuge are flooded.
13 Several thousand acres of unprotected crop land is flooded, and several roads inside the levee system are covered by flood water.
12 Evacuations may be necessary for some areas inside the main levee system due to access problems. Field flooding is widespread.
11 Farmland north of Rivervale is flooded. Low lying portions of Highway 158 near the river are flooded.
10 Unprotected farmland near the river is flooded between Rivervale and Big Lake Wildlife Refuge.
8 Flooding is occurring inside the levee system. Equipment and livestock may need to be moved.
(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) East
(4) West
(5) Gage on South Side of AR Route 136 Bridge 9-1-9 2.23 ft
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Latitude: 35.671667° N, Longitude: 90.338056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 29 213.15 ft 224.15 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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