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Picture of Arkansas Scenery

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Picture of Arkansas Flooding

Heavy rains (often exceeding 6 inches in 24 hours) caused major flooding across much of Arkansas. Our hydrographers captured these photographs and videos while collecting stage and streamflow information for the public, emergency officials, and water resources managers.

Flooding Videos

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News Coverage

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KARK Channel 4 News Video Clip
USGS Measures Flooding along Buffalo River.

USGS Crews Work To Measure Flood
The U.S. Geological Survey has 140 locations here in Arkansas. They've been working to gauge the water levels in Arkansas streams and rivers for the past 48 hours.
Katherina- Marie Yancy, Backpack Journalist, KTHV

Flood Magnitudes Press Release
Significant flood peaks occurred across northern Arkansas and into the lower White River Basin beginning on March 18 and continuing to the present. Stage and streamflow measurements made by teams of USGS hydrographers indicate that floods at most sites were in the 25- to 100-year recurrence interval range.
Jaysson Funkhouser, USGS Arkansas Water Science Center

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