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Tensas River at Clayton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 33.94 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 34 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.92 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.87 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.79 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.76 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.75 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.72 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.67 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.6 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.62 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.74 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.77 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.71 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.76 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 33.81 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 33.85 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 33.89 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 33.92 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.11 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.12 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.14 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.21 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.22 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.26 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.27 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.26 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 34.31 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.18 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.22 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 34.23 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.17 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.1 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.09 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.06 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 34 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.95 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 33.93 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.95 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.95 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.94 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.98 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 33.99 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.08 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.06 ft at 4:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.04 ft at 5:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 6:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.06 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.01 ft at 10:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 11:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 12:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 3:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 4:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 6:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.03 ft at 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 9:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 33.99 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 33.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 33.9 ft 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersCYNL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:34AM Sep 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:17AM Sep 17)Latest observed value: 33.97 ft at 1:00 AM CDT 18-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 55 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:65
Moderate Flood Stage:58
Flood Stage:55
Action Stage:54

Historical Crests
(1) 60.10 ft on 04/26/1945
(2) 60.00 ft on 05/17/1973
(3) 58.10 ft on 05/18/1991
(4) 57.71 ft on 03/06/1950
(5) 56.95 ft on 05/25/1953
(6) 56.10 ft on 05/11/1975
(7) 55.40 ft on 01/09/1983
(8) 55.20 ft on 05/24/1944
(9) 54.90 ft on 02/02/1974
(10) 54.86 ft on 06/01/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 17.00 ft on 10/20/1965
(2) 32.00 ft on 01/01/1989
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65 The town of Clayton and several hundred thousand acres of farm and agricultural land are underwater.
55 Lowland and agricultural flooding is occurring in areas not protected by levees.
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Latitude: 31.724722° N, Longitude: 91.544444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 55 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.293 ft 55.293 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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