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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 near Idabel 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: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 39.70 ft on 02/18/1938
(2) 39.39 ft on 12/10/1971
(3) 39.22 ft on 01/26/1949
(4) 37.30 ft on 09/17/1950
(5) 37.00 ft on 02/13/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.42 ft on 03/02/2018
(2) 32.55 ft on 02/23/2018
(3) 36.25 ft on 12/28/2015
(4) 31.97 ft on 12/15/2015
(5) 33.43 ft on 11/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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39.7 Record flooding of tens of thousands of acres in the Little River will take place with U.S. highway 70 flooded and closed. Also there will be severe backwater flooding of the Little River with the Glover River and Lukfata Creek.
38 The Texas, Oklahoma, and Eastern railroad bed is flooded and closed from Golden to Wright city in Oklahoma. Near record flooding of several thousand acres in the Little River flood plain will take place.
36.5 Major flooding with several thousands acres of flood plain inundated. Severe backwater flooding at the confluences of the Glover River and Lukfata Creek with the Little River.
34 Farmers and ranchers should have preparations completed for a major flood with all cattle and farm machinery evacuated. Thousands of acres of lowland in the Little River flood plain will be flooded and several secondary roads and bridges will be cut off.
32 Minor to moderate flooding with hundreds of acres of lowland inundated. Farmers and ranchers must move cattle and farm machinery to higher ground until the high water ends.
30 Several hundred acres of lowland will flood at the confluence of the Glover and Little Rivers. Farmers and ranchers should move cattle and farm machinery to higher ground until the high water ends.

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During periods of possible very heavy rainfall, river forecasts may take into account precipitation amounts expected 30, 36, or even 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
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