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Tensas River near Newlight Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 35.78 ft at 10:13PM Jan 19, 2015Observed: 35.78 ft at 11:13PM Jan 19, 2015Observed: 35.78 ft at 12:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.79 ft at 1:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.79 ft at 2:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.79 ft at 3:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.79 ft at 4:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.78 ft at 5:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.78 ft at 6:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.77 ft at 7:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.76 ft at 8:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.75 ft at 9:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.75 ft at 10:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.73 ft at 11:13AM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.71 ft at 12:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.69 ft at 1:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.68 ft at 2:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.67 ft at 3:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.65 ft at 4:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.64 ft at 5:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.62 ft at 6:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.6 ft at 7:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.58 ft at 8:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.57 ft at 9:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.56 ft at 10:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.55 ft at 11:13PM Jan 20, 2015Observed: 35.54 ft at 12:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.53 ft at 1:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.52 ft at 3:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.51 ft at 4:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.5 ft at 5:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.49 ft at 6:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.49 ft at 7:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.47 ft at 8:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.46 ft at 9:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.44 ft at 10:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.43 ft at 11:13AM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.36 ft at 12:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.31 ft at 1:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.37 ft at 2:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.3 ft at 3:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.33 ft at 4:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.31 ft at 5:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.3 ft at 6:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.3 ft at 7:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.29 ft at 8:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.27 ft at 9:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.26 ft at 10:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.26 ft at 11:13PM Jan 21, 2015Observed: 35.27 ft at 12:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.26 ft at 1:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.26 ft at 2:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.22 ft at 3:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.24 ft at 4:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.21 ft at 5:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.22 ft at 6:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.21 ft at 7:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.19 ft at 8:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.19 ft at 9:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.12 ft at 10:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.05 ft at 11:13AM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.03 ft at 12:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.96 ft at 1:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.93 ft at 2:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.93 ft at 3:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.9 ft at 4:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.9 ft at 5:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.91 ft at 6:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 34.92 ft at 7:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.07 ft at 8:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.08 ft at 9:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.24 ft at 10:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.41 ft at 11:13PM Jan 22, 2015Observed: 35.52 ft at 12:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 35.67 ft at 1:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 35.8 ft at 2:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 35.91 ft at 4:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.06 ft at 5:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.08 ft at 6:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.11 ft at 7:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.16 ft at 8:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.29 ft at 9:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.31 ft at 10:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.36 ft at 11:13AM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.45 ft at 12:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.48 ft at 1:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.48 ft at 2:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.53 ft at 3:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.59 ft at 4:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.64 ft at 5:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.66 ft at 6:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.67 ft at 7:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.72 ft at 8:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.76 ft at 9:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.82 ft at 10:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.87 ft at 11:13PM Jan 23, 2015Observed: 36.9 ft at 12:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.92 ft at 1:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.93 ft at 2:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.94 ft at 3:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.95 ft at 4:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.95 ft at 5:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 6:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 7:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 8:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.95 ft at 9:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 10:13AM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 11:13AM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 36.97 ft at 12:13PM Jan 24, 2015Highest Observation: 36.97 ft at 1:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.93 ft at 2:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 3:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.96 ft at 4:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.95 ft at 5:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.94 ft at 6:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.93 ft at 7:13PM Jan 24, 2015Observed: 36.91 ft at 8:13PM Jan 24, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 12:00AM Jan 25, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 6:00AM Jan 25, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 12:00PM Jan 25, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 6:00PM Jan 25, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 12:00AM Jan 26, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 6:00AM Jan 26, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 12:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 6:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Forecast: 37 ft 12:00AM Jan 27, 2015Forecast: 36.9 ft 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Forecast: 36.9 ft 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Forecast: 36.8 ft 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Forecast: 36.8 ft 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Forecast: 36.7 ft 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Forecast: 36.7 ft 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Forecast: 36.6 ft 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Forecast: 36.6 ft 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Forecast: 36.5 ft 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNLGL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:49PM Jan 24, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:43AM Jan 24)Latest observed value: 36.91 ft at 8:13 PM CST 24-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 55 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 60
Moderate Flood Stage: 57
Flood Stage: 55
Action Stage: 54
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 60.58 ft on 05/19/1973
(2) 59.56 ft on 05/12/1991
(3) 57.25 ft on 05/10/1975
(4) 56.70 ft on 01/15/1983
(5) 56.30 ft on 01/30/1974
(6) 55.94 ft on 04/01/1961
(7) 55.40 ft on 04/23/1979
(8) 55.10 ft on 12/31/1982
(9) 55.10 ft on 12/19/1961
(10) 55.03 ft on 02/16/1966
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 47.21 ft on 01/06/2007
(2) 51.70 ft on 04/24/1995
(3) 48.87 ft on 03/15/1994
(4) 47.68 ft on 04/16/1993
(5) 41.29 ft on 02/18/1992
(6) 59.56 ft on 05/12/1991
(7) 51.28 ft on 06/07/1990
(8) 50.21 ft on 07/08/1989
(9) 46.19 ft on 01/11/1988
(10) 50.10 ft on 03/19/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 21.89 ft on 11/17/1971
(2) 33.60 ft on 09/13/1979
(3) 33.90 ft on 09/23/1995
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60.6 Extensive and widespread flooding of farm and agricultural land is occurring. Approximately 124,000 acres are underwater.
59 Approximately 72,500 acres of farm and agricultural land are underwater.
58 Approximately 42,500 acres of farm and agricultural land are underwater.
57 Water is in a building on the south side of river at Newlight. Approximately 33,000 acres of farm and agricultural land are underwater.
56 Widespread flooding of farm and agricultural land is occurring. Approximately 23,000 acres are underwater.
55 Widespread agricultural and lowland flooding is occurring along and near the river.
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Latitude: 32.089167° N, Longitude: 91.489722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.001 ft 55.001 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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