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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Pendleton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Pine Bluff Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 31
Action Stage: 30
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.63 ft on 06/06/2019 (P)
(2) 34.11 ft on 04/27/1973
(3) 33.70 ft on 05/10/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 37.63 ft on 06/06/2019 (P)
(2) 33.02 ft on 01/04/2016
(3) 31.90 ft on 05/31/2015
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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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35.5 Estimated crest of June 1957 prior to establishment of a gage at the site.
34 Record crest since 1959 was 34.1 feet in April 1973 and was a combination of high Mississippi River stages and high flows on the Arkansas River.
33 Backwater up Moore Bayou and Cypress Bayou floods extensive acreage. State Highway 144 may be closed. Flood crest of January 2016 was 33.0 feet.
32 Area access roads on right descending bank upstream and downstream of the bridge are flooded. Property inside the levee in the Pendeleton area is threatened and should be removed.
31 Residences inside the levee just upstream of the Pendleton Bridge are affected.
30 Minor agricultural flooding inside the levees
(1) Looking Downstream - September 2013
(2) Looking Upstream - September 2013

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