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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Elk River (MO) near Tiff City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 1.6

Historic Crests
(1) 28.40 ft on 04/19/1941
(2) 27.39 ft on 04/30/2017
(3) 27.39 ft on 12/27/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.61 ft on 03/24/2023 (P)
(2) 21.65 ft on 05/06/2022 (P)
(3) 15.58 ft on 04/29/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.70 ft on 09/05/1954
(2) 2.28 ft on 08/02/2012
(3) 2.38 ft on 12/01/2016
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32 flood waters reach the Highway 43 Bridge.
28.4 this is the level reached on April 19 1941.
27.39 this is the crest level set on April 30, 2017 and December 27, 2015.
25 major flooding occurs at the gage site. Homes on the east side of Noel near the river may flood as well as Highways 59 and 90.
22 flooding occurs on H Highway and at the intersection of Highways 59 and 90. The water treatment plant at the Tyson Plant begins to flood.
20 moderate flood stage. Flood waters affect the north and south side of the Highway 43 Bridge and the Cowskin Public Fishing access area on the northeast side of the bridge. The Waste Water Treatment Plant begins flood prevention measures.
18 flooding closes Routes TT and DD.
15 minor flooding occurs at the gage site. The Cowskin River Floating Public Access Area on the west side of Highway 43 floods. The access road to the RV Park at Herman's Campground two miles upstream from the bridge floods.

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