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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neosho River near Erie are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 27
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 40.60 ft on 07/02/2007
(2) 38.97 ft on 05/27/2019
(3) 36.96 ft on 11/05/1998
(4) 36.66 ft on 10/11/2018 (P)
(5) 35.00 ft on 09/12/2009
(6) 34.65 ft on 04/30/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.35 ft on 06/27/2021 (P)
(2) 31.82 ft on 03/19/2021 (P)
(3) 30.10 ft on 03/13/2021 (P)
(4) 31.38 ft on 08/09/2019
(5) 38.97 ft on 05/27/2019
(6) 33.97 ft on 05/09/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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40 There is a high possibility that many parts of the levee will be breached. Extensive flooding covers Highway 59 from Erie to the river bridge then again south of the river bridge. Farmlands become inundated. Major flooding occurs on the west side of Erie. From 1 block east of Highway 59 in town between 4th Street to just north of State Street, roads flood and approximately 10 homes and 5 businesses take on 4 feet of water.
39 Parts of the levee system overtops and there is a possible breach of the levee system.
37.5 Parts of the levee system overtops.
36 The intersection of Main Street and just south of 7th Street becomes flooded to a depth of near 10 inches for a distance of 10 to 15 yards.
33 The road 7 miles northwest of Erie at 190th Road just west of Big Creek becomes flooded.
29 Expect flooding of lowlands along the vicinity of the river.
28 The road at 160th Street that is 4 miles northwest of Erie, next to the river, may take on water.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking downstream under bridge view
(4) Looking southwest at 3 staff gages
(5) Staff gage bent over due to break in levee at that point. On 7/2/07 stage 38 ft.
(6) Flooding at Hwy 59 and 110th Rd on July 2, 2007.

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