Heavy rains may cause dangerous float conditions

As a significant amount of rain has fallen in the Twin Lakes Area, the heavy showers can make for dangerous floating conditions on the Buffalo National River.

According to buffaloriver.com, the St. Joe area of the river is closed to rentals as the river level is considered at flood stage at 10.44 feet. Other areas of the river are recommended for experienced floaters only with Harriet at 10.04 feet, Carver at 10.98 feet and Ponca at 4.64 feet.

The river’s two other areas are at moderate, ample water levels for floating. Pruitt is at 5.6 feet, and Boxley measured at 3.92.

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