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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Spring River near Quapaw are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Waco Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 46.15 ft on 09/26/1993
(2) 43.40 ft on 05/19/1943
(3) 43.00 ft on 12/01/1895
(4) 39.77 ft on 12/29/2015 (P)
(5) 34.57 ft on 05/01/2017 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.87 ft on 03/20/2020 (P)
(2) 22.55 ft on 03/19/2020 (P)
(3) 20.09 ft on 01/12/2020
(4) 23.43 ft on 06/24/2019
(5) 18.79 ft on 06/18/2019
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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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45 near catastrophic flooding similar to the flood of September 26, 1993 is expected. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation. Water floods some homes near the river. The Quapaw gage site is isolated by high water. Bridge crossing is unsafe. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded to a depth of several feet.
42 disastrous flooding is expected. Conditions begin to approach the flooding which occurred on September 26, 1993. Some homes near the river are isolated by high water and may become flooded. The Quapaw gage site is isolated by high water. Bridge crossing is unsafe. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded to a depth of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
39 some homes near the river are isolated by high water and may become flooded. The Quapaw gage site is isolated by high water. Bridge crossing becomes unsafe. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded to a depth of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
36 some homes near the river are isolated by high water. The Quapaw gage becomes isolated by high water. Bridge crossing becomes unsafe. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded to a depth of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
33 the Quapaw gage site is isolated by high water. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded to a depth of several feet. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
30 the area around the Quapaw gage may be cut off from easy access. Agricultural lands and county roads are flooded. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation.
28 recreational areas near the gage site are inundated to a depth of several feet. The gage site may be cut off from easy access.
26 recreational areas downstream from the gage site are inundated to a depth of several feet.
24 park and recreational areas downstream from the gage site experience moderate flooding.
22 park and recreational areas experience minor flooding.
20 minor agricultural flooding occurs.
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(1) upstream
(2) downstream

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