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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the St. Francis River at Lake City are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at St. Francis Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Madison
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.37 ft on 05/03/2011
(2) 14.37 ft on 04/02/1979
(3) 13.30 ft on 01/22/1937
(4) 12.79 ft on 04/21/1973
(5) 12.61 ft on 02/13/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.61 ft on 02/13/2019 (P)
(2) 9.55 ft on 05/03/2014
(3) 14.37 ft on 05/03/2011
(4) 10.10 ft on 01/01/2010
(5) 11.18 ft on 12/26/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.10 ft on 09/01/1936
(2) -0.40 ft on 10/07/1999
(3) -0.39 ft on 10/13/1980
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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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15 There is a threat of levee overtopping.
12 Extensive lowland flooding is occurring.
10 Flooding is occurring in the swamps along the river.
5 Minimal flood damage is occurring, but flat delta farmland adjacent to the river is flooded.
(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) East
(4) West
(5) Gage on South Side of AR Route 18 Bridge

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