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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mississippi River near Arkansas City are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Greenville
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 44
Moderate Flood Stage: 40
Flood Stage: 37
Action Stage: 36
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 59.20 ft on 04/21/1927
(2) 58.80 ft on 05/29/1929
(3) 53.90 ft on 02/14/1937
(4) 53.60 ft on 06/04/1933
(5) 53.50 ft on 02/25/1932
(6) 53.14 ft on 05/16/2011
(7) 51.70 ft on 04/06/1935
(8) 47.80 ft on 01/28/1930
(9) 47.60 ft on 05/11/1973
(10) 47.10 ft on 06/08/1935
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 37.78 ft on 03/31/2021
(2) 43.54 ft on 04/10/2020
(3) 43.18 ft on 06/10/2019
(4) 44.77 ft on 03/08/2019
(5) 42.97 ft on 03/14/2018
(6) 42.14 ft on 05/22/2017
(7) 44.32 ft on 01/12/2016
(8) 38.17 ft on 07/21/2015
(9) 53.14 ft on 05/16/2011
(10) 40.40 ft on 05/26/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -5.10 ft on 08/30/1936
(2) -5.00 ft on 07/12/1988
(3) -4.10 ft on 01/05/1964
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53 Water is just below the office area at the Oakley Grain at yellow Bend.
49.5 Water enters the highest grain bin at Oakley Grain at Yellow Bend.
44 Water is on the levees in the vicinity of Arkansas City. Trailers should be evacuated from the hunting club on Huntington Point Mississippi due to high water. All of the land inside levee protection is inundated.
42 Water approaches the first structure at the Donaldson Point Hunting Club in Bolivar County.
41 River cuts off access to the Oakley Grain at Yellow Bend.
40 The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City and Huntington Point, Mississippi is underwater. Several river access roads are also impassable.
37 The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread bottomland flooding at Huntington Point, Mississippi.
35 The Road to Donaldson Point is cut off.

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