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Forecasts for the Spring River (AR) at Hardy are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.00 ft on 12/03/1982 (P)
(2) 22.29 ft on 03/19/2008
(3) 20.81 ft on 04/11/2008
(4) 20.71 ft on 04/26/2011
(5) 17.41 ft on 10/30/2009
(6) 16.75 ft on 09/23/2006 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.79 ft on 05/05/2017
(2) 16.65 ft on 04/30/2017
(3) 15.60 ft on 12/28/2015
(4) 15.60 ft on 12/28/2015
(5) 11.21 ft on 03/13/2015
(6) 20.71 ft on 04/26/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 Flood in March 2008 crested at 22.29 feet. Water over U.S. Highway 63 on the east side of town. Lower lying businesses in Old Town and City Hall flooded. Water over Spring Street at bridge. Water over railroad.
20 Flood in April 2011 rose to 20.71 feet. Portions of Old Town flooded. Spring Street flooded. Water under most elevated homes along the river bank.
18 Life threatening situation. Homes and businesses along the river and tributaries will be flooded.
16 Serious flooding in Fulton and Sharp counties along the river. Dangerous situation with swift water running through campground and under homes along the river. September 2006 flood crested at 16.8 feet. Life threatening situation.
14 Homes on Pilings along the riverbank have water under them. River Bend Campground and other low lying recreational facilities are flooded.
12 Some flooding in City Park and in River Bend Campground. Water may be near homes along the riverbank.
10 Water is breaking out of the banks and flooding low lying areas along the river.

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Flash Flood Warnings will be issued for the Spring River in Fulton and Sharp Counties based on rainfall estimates.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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