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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Walnut River at Augusta are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near El Dorado Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Winfield
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 36.35 ft on 06/05/1965
(2) 34.65 ft on 11/01/1998
(3) 33.75 ft on 06/30/1951
(4) 30.95 ft on 04/18/1969
(5) 30.95 ft on 04/28/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 26.19 ft on 05/16/2020 (P)
(2) 23.04 ft on 06/24/2019
(3) 28.40 ft on 05/25/2019
(4) 28.98 ft on 05/21/2019
(5) 27.81 ft on 05/08/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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37 Flood waters will begin to spill over the concrete wall and earth dike which protects Augusta. Extensive agricultural flooding is expected. The city's water plant may become inundated with flood waters.
36 Major Stage. Water is at the top of the concrete wall and earth dike that protects the city of Augusta. At this stage, extensive agricultural areas will be flooded and substantial monetary losses will result if flooding occurs during the crop season.
30 North of Augusta, the railways will begin to flood.
29 Sandbag or close break in the dike at the Atchison Topeka and Sante Fe railroad south of town will commence.
28 Flooding of secondary roads as well as flooding of parts of the railroads south of Augusta will occur.
25 Secondary roads in the vicinity of Augusta begin to flood.
24 A narrow strip of about 80 feet on the right bank begins to overflow.
23 Expect flooding of low-lying areas and agricultural flooding.
16 A small strip of land on the left bank will begin to overflow.
(1) Looking upstream, stage 5.63 ft
(2) Looking downstream, stage 5.63 ft
(3) Looking at DCP gage house on dike, right bank

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