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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 near El Dorado are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at El Dorado Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Augusta
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 26.65 ft on 06/08/1979
(2) 24.95 ft on 06/05/1965
(3) 24.45 ft on 07/03/1976
(4) 23.08 ft on 08/25/2005
(5) 20.14 ft on 05/25/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.29 ft on 05/26/2019
(2) 20.14 ft on 05/25/2019
(3) 18.63 ft on 05/21/2019
(4) 16.04 ft on 05/08/2019
(5) 17.49 ft on 07/03/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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26.65 Widespread flooding is anticipated. Approximately 200 homes may be affected by flood waters.
25 Expect nearly 100 homes to be affected by flood waters with extensive agricultural flooding.
24.5 Approximately 20 homes and about 45 thousand acres of crops flood.
23 Extensive flooding of low-lying areas on both sides of the bank can be expected. The Walnut River Apartments floods along with the extensive overflow from the left bank.
22.5 Flood waters from the east bank encroach on the Walnut River Apartments and nearby homes located 1 mile east of El Dorado and north of Highway 54.
19 Some flooding of low-lying areas and bottom land can be expected. Overflows especially on the upstream left bank will occur. Flood waters will impact Riverside Park by covering walk pathways and inundating playground equipment.
17 The walking pathways in Riverside Park will be underwater.
10 A narrow overflow strip of about 100 ft starts on the east left bank.
Photos
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Looking at gagehouse
(4) Looking west across Hwy 54
(5) Looking east across Hwy 54
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