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Tensas River near Newlight Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 34.44 ft at 4:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 5:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 6:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.4 ft at 7:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 8:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 9:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 10:13AM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 3:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 4:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 5:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 6:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 7:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 8:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 9:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 10:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.44 ft at 11:13PM Dec 14, 2014Observed: 34.46 ft at 12:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.46 ft at 1:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.46 ft at 2:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.47 ft at 3:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.48 ft at 4:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.5 ft at 5:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.52 ft at 6:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.51 ft at 7:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.51 ft at 9:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.51 ft at 10:13AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 1:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 2:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.56 ft at 3:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.58 ft at 4:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.59 ft at 5:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.62 ft at 8:13PM Dec 15, 2014Highest Observation: 34.63 ft at 11:13PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 34.62 ft at 12:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.6 ft at 1:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.57 ft at 2:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.52 ft at 3:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.53 ft at 4:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.52 ft at 5:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.52 ft at 6:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.5 ft at 7:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.48 ft at 8:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.48 ft at 9:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 10:13AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 12:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 2:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 3:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 4:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 5:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 6:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 7:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 8:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.43 ft at 9:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.42 ft at 10:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 11:13PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 34.39 ft at 12:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.39 ft at 1:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.39 ft at 2:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.38 ft at 3:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.36 ft at 4:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.34 ft at 5:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.33 ft at 6:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.32 ft at 7:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.3 ft at 8:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.26 ft at 10:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 11:13AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 12:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.22 ft at 1:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.21 ft at 2:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.18 ft at 3:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 4:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 5:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 6:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.14 ft at 7:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.12 ft at 8:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 9:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.14 ft at 10:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 11:13PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 12:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.18 ft at 1:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.17 ft at 2:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 3:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 4:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.1 ft at 5:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 6:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 7:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 8:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 9:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 33.97 ft at 10:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 11:13AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.05 ft at 12:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 1:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.08 ft at 2:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.08 ft at 3:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.11 ft at 4:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.13 ft at 5:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.14 ft at 6:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.15 ft at 7:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 8:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.16 ft at 9:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.2 ft at 10:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 11:13PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 34.28 ft at 12:13AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 34.3 ft at 1:13AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 34.32 ft at 2:13AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.2 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 34.2 ft 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 34.1 ft 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 34.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 34.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 34 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 34 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 34 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 33.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 33.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 33.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 33.7 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 33.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNLGL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:19AM Dec 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:38AM Dec 18)Latest observed value: 34.32 ft at 2:13 AM CST 19-Dec-2014. 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
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 55 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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