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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Spring River (AR) at Imboden are issued routinely year-round.
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Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 38.12 ft on 12/03/1982
(2) 32.10 ft on 08/15/1915
(3) 29.29 ft on 04/26/2011
(4) 29.15 ft on 03/19/2008
(5) 28.78 ft on 03/28/1977
(6) 28.42 ft on 01/24/1949
(7) 26.55 ft on 10/30/2009
(8) 26.47 ft on 04/11/2008
(9) 26.46 ft on 09/24/2006
(10) 25.25 ft on 04/28/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.48 ft on 02/25/2018
(2) 21.04 ft on 05/05/2017
(3) 25.18 ft on 04/30/2017
(4) 24.85 ft on 12/28/2015
(5) 24.85 ft on 12/28/2015
(6) 22.20 ft on 03/14/2015
(7) 25.25 ft on 04/28/2014
(8) 24.75 ft on 05/02/2011
(9) 29.29 ft on 04/26/2011
(10) 21.07 ft on 12/25/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 08/01/1936
(2) 2.23 ft on 10/02/1981
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38 Flood of record is 38.12 feet which occurred December 3rd 1982.
32 Spring River crested at 32.1 feet in August 1915 due to heavy rainfall from the remnants of a Catagory 4 hurricane that made landfall on the Northeast Texas Gulf Coast and moved across Arkansas.
28 Railroad tracks along the river may be covered by water. U.S. Highway 63 may flood. Houses flooded in the Imboden vicinity, evacuations may be needed. River crested in March 2008 at 29.2 feet.
26 Water getting near housing project in Eastern Imboden, with locally heavy rainfall there may be some problems in the housing project.
25 Water approaching structures and populated areas of Eastern Imboden.
23 Some county roads and bridges may be inundated.
18 Lower lying cultivated farmlands and pastures flood.

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