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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Current River above Powder Mill are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Van Buren
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 2

Historic Crests
(1) 41.73 ft on 04/30/2017
(2) 27.06 ft on 12/29/2015
(3) 18.13 ft on 03/20/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.99 ft on 03/04/2023 (P)
(2) 8.43 ft on 02/10/2023 (P)
(3) 12.01 ft on 05/06/2022 (P)
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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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50 Flood waters reach the bottom of the bridge deck of the Highway 106 bridge. Major flooding is occurring along the river.
40 Most county roads and camping areas are flooded.
25 County Road 533 floods downstream of the 106 bridge near the river. Much of the downstream left bank is under water.
20 Flood waters may impact the lower portions of Powder Mill Campground.
8 County Road 106-531 south of the gage floods near the river.
6 Campground near gage site begins to flood. Canoe rentals close.
(1) December 29, 2015 - Photo by Kent Breese, NPS
(2) Upstream photo December 31, 2015 - Courtesy Kent Breese, NPS
(3) Flooding at Power Mill River Access Area December 29, 2015 - Photo courtesy of Kent Breese, NPS

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Forecasts for this location are available as of Monday May 2, 2022.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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