Water receding at Pocahontas and Corning

RANDOLPH AND CLAY COUNTIES, AR (KAIT) – According to the National Weather Service, the Black River at both Pocahontas and Corning have crested.

The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, the Black River in Pocahontas hit its highest point at 28.47 feet at 4:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon. As of Friday morning at 8:00 a.m., the river was down to 27.82 feet and going lower.

The service also indicates that the Black River in Corning reached its highest point at 18.12 feet at 11:00 a.m. Thursday.  As of 8:00 a.m. Friday morning, the water was recorded at 17.81 feet and going lower.

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