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Forecasts for the Arkansas River at Toad Suck Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 280
Moderate Flood Stage: 278
Flood Stage: 275
Action Stage: 273
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 285.40 ft on 06/04/2019
(2) 282.90 ft on 05/07/1990
(3) 282.57 ft on 01/01/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 285.40 ft on 06/04/2019
(2) 282.57 ft on 01/01/2016
(3) 280.45 ft on 06/03/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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285.4 Highest stage since completion of the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in 1969. Surpassed the 1990 stage by 2.4 feet.
283 Until 2019, the stage of 282.9 in May 1990 was highest since completion of the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in 1969. Levees in Toad Suck community overtopped. Toad Suck store affected. Perry County Levee District Number One was overtopped.
282 State Highway 216 south of Perryville, State Highway 10 west of Perry, and State Highway 113 south of Bigalow are flooded from backwaters of the Fourche La Fave Fiver. State Highway 60 west of Toad Suck closed. County roads in Mayflower area are flooded. Flood crested at 282.57 in January 2016.
280 Portions of the Treasure Hills Subdivision north of Conway may be flooded from backwaters of East Cadron Creek. Several roads west of Mayflower including Jones Lane, Easterwood Point, Sand Gap, Raney Pavillion, and Windsong Way will be inundated. Flood crested at 280.45 in June 2015.
279 More farmland in Perry County flooded from backwaters up the Fourche La Fave River. Also, backwater up Cadron Creek may close State Highway 25 west of Conway. Parking lot of the Lock and Dam flooded and water over lock walls.
278 Lollie Community affected. Additional farmlands in Faulkner County flooded by backwater up Palarm Creek and Tupelo Bayou.
277 Additional residences in Toad Suck Community are affected along the right descending bank near State Highway 60 Bridge. Extensive farmlands along the river in Perry, Conway, and Faulkner counties inundated.
275 Mobile homes in the Toad Suck Community on the right descending bank near the State Highway 60 Bridge are threatened.
(1) Toad Suck L&D
(2) Looking Downstream - August 2013
(3) Looking Upstream - August 2013

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