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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the St. Francis River at St. Francis are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Fisk Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lake City
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 28.20 ft on 03/15/1935
(2) 27.25 ft on 05/03/2011
(3) 26.70 ft on 06/26/1928
(4) 25.55 ft on 02/16/1989
(5) 25.35 ft on 04/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.68 ft on 02/12/2019 (P)
(2) 24.77 ft on 04/29/2014
(3) 27.25 ft on 05/03/2011
(4) 24.30 ft on 12/25/2009
(5) 25.35 ft on 04/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.31 ft on 10/15/1971
(2) 1.40 ft on 09/20/1954
(3) 3.18 ft on 10/15/1989
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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29 The lower sections of the levee near Saint Francis could be topped.
25 Flood water begins flowing over the lower places in the levee near County Road 338 north of Saint Francis.
23 Most lowland inside the levee system is flooded.
22 Several roads near Wilhelmina, Missouri are flooded. Recreational areas and large areas of agricultural land near the river are flooded.
19 Overbank flooding into lowland near the river begins.
(1) Upstream 9-25-2006 22 ft
(2) Downstream 9-25-2006 22 ft
(3) East Toward Missouri
(4) West Toward St Francis, Arkansas
(5) Gage Mounted on Downstream Side of Route 62 Bridge 9-25-2006 22 feet

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