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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.24 ft on 05/06/2011
(2) 13.87 ft on 02/20/1989
(3) 13.77 ft on 02/16/2019 (P)
(4) 13.57 ft on 01/19/1950
(5) 13.55 ft on 11/23/1957
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.77 ft on 02/16/2019 (P)
(2) 11.24 ft on 05/05/2014
(3) 16.24 ft on 05/06/2011
(4) 10.72 ft on 01/01/2010
(5) 10.76 ft on 12/31/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.43 ft on 10/12/1994
(2) 1.45 ft on 09/02/1988
(3) 1.50 ft on 11/12/1982
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20.8 Water is flowing over the Highway 135 bridge. The levee system is overtopped causing widespread flooding.
18 Water reaches the bottom of the Highway 135 bridge.
14 Widespread flooding is occurring. Some evacuations may be necessary. Several roads between Rivervale and Big Lake Wildlife Refuge are flooded.
13 Several thousand acres of unprotected crop land is flooded and several roads inside the levee system are covered by flood water.
12 Evacuations may be necessary for some areas inside the main levee system due to access problems. Field flooding is widespread.
11 Farm land north of Rivervale is flooded. Low-lying portions of Highway 158 near the river are flooded.
10 Unprotected farm land near the river is flooded between Rivervale and Big Lake Wildlife Refuge.
8 Flooding is occurring inside the levee system. Equipment and livestock may need to be moved.
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(2) Downstream
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(4) West
(5) Gage on South Side of AR Route 136 Bridge 9-1-9 2.23 ft

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