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Bayou Nezpique at Basile Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 11.97 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.9 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 11.21 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 11.09 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 11.03 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.97 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.91 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.84 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.78 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.72 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.66 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.6 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.48 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.36 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.24 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.67 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.62 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.56 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.52 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.46 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.41 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.37 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.33 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.29 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.22 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.17 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.13 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 2:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 3:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 9:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 10:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 11:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBSLL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:19PM Jul 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:23AM Jul 30)Latest observed value: 5.68 ft at 5:00 PM CDT 30-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bayou Nezpique at Basile are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:22

Historical Crests
(1) 34.39 ft on 05/20/1953
(2) 31.74 ft on 02/07/1955
(3) 31.08 ft on 08/11/1940
(4) 30.65 ft on 11/01/1985
(5) 29.59 ft on 04/14/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.98 ft on 10/19/1988
(2) 1.00 ft on 06/28/1948
(3) 1.08 ft on 10/21/1973
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34.5 RIVER AT ITS FLOOD OF RECORD.
28 MAJOR FLOOD THREAT DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING RESIDENTIAL FLOODING NEAR JENNINGS, MERMENTAU, SILVERWOOD, AND LAKE ARTHUR.
25.5 MODERATE FLOOD THREAT DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING A FEW RESIDENCES NEAR JENNINGS...MERMENTAU AND SILVERWOOD. OPERATIONS AT SILVERWOOD SHIPYARD COULD BE AFFECT. SEVERAL ROADS IN THE AREA BECOME FLOODED... INCLUDING LA 97 NORTH OF JENNINGS FLOODS...WHICH IS SUBJECT TO BEING CLOSED.
24 MODERATE FLOOD THREAT DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING A FEW RESIDENCES NEAR JENNINGS, MERMENTAU, AND SILVERWOOD. OPERATIONS AT SILVERWOOD SHIPYARD COULD BE AFFECTED.
22 MINOR AGRICULTURAL FLOOD DAMAGE WILL OCCUR.
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Latitude: 30.480556° N, Longitude: 92.631667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 3.58 25.58 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available 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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