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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Red River at Sprinbank Ferry 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: 41
Moderate Flood Stage: 39
Flood Stage: 37
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 44.23 ft on 06/07/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 44.23 ft on 06/07/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.20 ft on 11/08/1917
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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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44 Expect major flooding between and near levees. The railroad bridge at Garland City, Arkansas must be closed and leveed over at this point. Expect major backwater flooding through the lower Sulphur River to approaching Lake Wright Patman.
41 Move livestock and equipment to higher ground away from levees. Expect extensive flooding between and near levees.
39 Expect flooding between and near levee systems with backwater flooding up through the lower Sulphur River.
38 Expect flooding in between levees with backwater flooding affecting the lower Sulphur River.
32 Expect flooding between levees. Livestock should be moved to higher ground.

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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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