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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Branch Walnut River at El Dorado are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near El Dorado
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.14 ft on 06/08/1979
(2) 26.25 ft on 08/25/2005
(3) 23.92 ft on 04/27/2009
(4) 22.68 ft on 06/08/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.23 ft on 05/04/2022
(2) 15.86 ft on 06/30/2021
(3) 18.50 ft on 05/15/2020
(4) 19.61 ft on 05/26/2019
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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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25 Roads flood in northeast El Dorado between 8th Avenue and 12th Avenue. Then 10 miles north of El Dorado, flood waters cover county roads from northwest 75th to 110th.
24 North and south of the river gage bridge, flood waters cover parts of Main St near 6th Avenue and 12th Avenue. Flooding also affects the streets between SW 40th and SW 50th along SW Haverhill Road, located southwest of the city.
21 The road floods on both side of the 9th Avenue Bridge. Expect bank overflows.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking northwest at the Hwy 77 Bridge across the Walnut River
(4) Looking north on Main Street from the river gage site

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