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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Morrilton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Dardanelle Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Toad Suck L&D
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 34
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 42.00 ft on 04/19/1927
(2) 41.30 ft on 05/06/1990
(3) 40.80 ft on 05/15/1943
(4) 40.48 ft on 12/31/2015
(5) 40.40 ft on 04/21/1945
(6) 40.00 ft on 12/04/1982
(7) 39.55 ft on 05/27/1957
(8) 39.20 ft on 06/22/1935
(9) 39.10 ft on 11/06/1941
(10) 38.64 ft on 06/02/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.36 ft on 02/26/2018
(2) 30.98 ft on 05/22/2017
(3) 40.48 ft on 12/31/2015
(4) 38.64 ft on 06/02/2015
(5) 30.88 ft on 05/22/2015
(6) 38.00 ft on 05/12/2015
(7) 36.52 ft on 04/27/2011
(8) 32.35 ft on 05/07/2009
(9) 36.84 ft on 04/12/2008
(10) 36.67 ft on 03/20/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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49 Levees overtopped.
42 Highest stage prior to period of record April 1927.
41 Maximum stage in May 1990 was 41.30 feet.
40 Several roads and streets are impacted by water including Highway 113, City Creek Road, and Springfield Street.
38 Begin levee patrolling. River crested at 38.64 feet in June 2015.
34 Backwaters up Point Remove Creek will flood acres of cropland.
32 Extensive agricultural acreage downstream of Morrilton along the right bank and north of Ormond Lock and Dam. Remove equipment in the floodplain.
30 Commercial and industrial establishments downstream of the State Highway 9 Bridge are effected.
(1) Looking Upstream - August 2013
(2) Looking Downstream - August 2013
(3) Looking Upstream from Hwy 9 Bridge

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