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Forecasts for the Jacks Fork at Eminence are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Van Buren
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 6.4
Low Stage (in feet): 1.4

Historic Crests
(1) 27.72 ft on 04/30/2017
(2) 27.00 ft on 03/08/1904
(3) 19.82 ft on 11/15/1993
(4) 18.24 ft on 06/13/1928
(5) 17.58 ft on 11/19/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.60 ft on 03/25/2023 (P)
(2) 12.73 ft on 03/04/2023 (P)
(3) 14.64 ft on 12/18/2021 (P)
(4) 11.50 ft on 01/26/2021
(5) 12.17 ft on 05/18/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.46 ft on 12/04/2012
(2) 0.66 ft on 09/16/1956
(3) 1.05 ft on 08/26/1955
(4) 1.16 ft on 08/15/1954
(5) 1.59 ft on 08/25/2012
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27.27 this is the record crest set on April 30, 2017. Widespread flood damage occurred and numerous buildings and roads flood.
26 flood waters reach the bridge deck of Highway 19 at the gage site.
24 flood waters affect the north approach to Highway 19 in Eminence.
20 flood waters reach Tom Akers Road west of Highway 19 and portions of Riverview Drive.
18 flood waters impact State Highway 106 near the gage site.
16 flood waters impact City Park and other low lying areas in the city of Eminence.
12 low lying areas including the Rivers Edge Lodge and canoe rental locations in Eminence flood.
8 the picnic area near the Rivers Edge Resort floods.
6.4 river access to the Jacks Fork is closed due to elevated water levels.
(1) Jacks Fork River Stream Gage
(2) Looking upstream on the Jacks Fork River
(3) Looking downstream on the Jacks Fork River
(4) Picnic area near River's Edge Lodge July 30, 2009
(5) Upstream side of gauge at Eminence on July 30, 2009
(6) Downstream side of Eminence gauge on July30, 2009

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