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Norfork Lake Reaches Record Levels

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - Norfork Lake in northern Arkansas reached a new record high this morning.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the lake reached 579.32 feet at 9 a.m.  The old record high was 579 feet, set in 1973.  There was no indication the Corps would have to open the flood gates at Norfork Dam.   The Corps said the lake's flood pool is 580 feet.

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