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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little River at Horatio are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Idabel Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Locations
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 28.5
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 20.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 38.00 ft on 08/21/1915
(2) 37.70 ft on 03/30/1945
(3) 36.93 ft on 01/25/1938
(4) 36.48 ft on 02/19/1938
(5) 35.58 ft on 01/27/1949
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.88 ft on 03/01/2018
(2) 31.06 ft on 02/24/2018
(3) 31.44 ft on 04/30/2016
(4) 34.69 ft on 12/30/2015
(5) 31.09 ft on 12/14/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.80 ft on 08/05/1934
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38 Record flooding of tens of thousands of acres throughout much of Little River and Sevier counties of Arkansas.
34 Serious flooding of several thousands of acres of grazing and farming land will take place. The Kansas City Southern railroad bed will be flooded both northwest and southeast of the highway 41 bridge. Several secondary roadways will be cutoff in the area. Also expect severe backwater flooding on the Cossatot and Rolling Fork Rivers at and upstream from their confluences with the Little River.
30 The golf course west of Haratio, Arkansas floods. Also ranchers should evacuate cattle and farm machinery to higher ground and have preparations complete for a major flood. Expect considerable lowland flooding of several hundred acres of grazing and farming land. Expect major backwater flooding of small tributaries at their confluence with the Little River such as the Cossatot and the Rolling Fork Rivers.
29 The boat ramp recreation area at Wilton, Arkansas downstream from Horatio is flooded and closed. Also the golf course west of Haratio, Arkansas suffers from overflow.
27 The golf course west of Haratio is cut off from vehicle traffic by floodwaters. A few hundred acres of lowland flood both upstream and downstream from the highway 41 bridge.

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