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Calcasieu River near Glenmora Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.92 ft at 4:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 5:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 5:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 6:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 6:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 7:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 7:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:00AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:30AM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 1:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 1:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 3:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 4:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 5:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 10:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:00PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:30PM Nov 17, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 3:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 4:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 4:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 8:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 11:00AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 11:30AM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 12:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 12:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 1:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 1:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 2:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 2:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 4:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 4:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 5:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 5:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 6:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 7:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 7:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 8:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 8:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 11:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 12:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 1:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 2:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 3:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 3:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 4:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 5:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.32 ft at 5:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 6:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 7:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 7:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 8:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 8:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 9:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 9:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 10:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 10:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 11:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 11:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 12:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 1:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 1:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 2:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 3:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 4:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 4:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 5:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 5:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 6:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 7:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 8:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.11 ft at 8:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.12 ft at 9:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.14 ft at 9:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.16 ft at 10:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.18 ft at 10:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.22 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.29 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.31 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.34 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.37 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.39 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.4 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.42 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.43 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.44 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.46 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.47 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.48 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.49 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.51 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.52 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.53 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.55 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.56 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.57 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.58 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.58 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.59 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.61 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.62 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.62 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.64 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.66 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.66 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.67 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.68 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.68 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Highest Observation: 9.86 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 9.8 ft 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 9.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 9.5 ft 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 9.4 ft 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 9.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 8.9 ft 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 8.6 ft 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 8.4 ft 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 8.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 7.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 7.4 ft 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 7.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGLML1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:19AM Nov 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:33AM Nov 21)Latest observed value: 9.71 ft at 3:30 AM CST 22-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Oakdale
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 21.55 ft on 05/19/1953
(2) 20.46 ft on 06/29/1989
(3) 20.40 ft on 12/28/1982
(4) 20.29 ft on 02/12/1966
(5) 19.09 ft on 03/23/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.50 ft on 04/03/2014
(2) 12.45 ft on 03/22/2014
(3) 13.01 ft on 02/16/2014
(4) 14.15 ft on 04/16/2013
(5) 14.30 ft on 02/16/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.86 ft on 10/18/1956
(2) 4.20 ft on 10/18/1972
(3) 4.26 ft on 11/06/1978
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22 Flood waters reach the main beam underclearance of the bridge on Hwy 113. Water may also flow over Hwy 113 between the bridge and West River Road. When the river is rising and forecast to reach 22 feet, portions of Highway 121 near Hineston are subject to flooding.
21.55 The river is at its flood of record. Widespread major flooding will occur. West River Road between Highway 112 and Highway 113 will have water over it in a couple of locations.
20 When the river is rising and forecast to reach 20 feet, Highway 112 begins to flood between Strothers Crossing and West River Road.
19 When the river is rising and forecast to reach 19 feet at Glenmora, flooding of several structures near Beechwood Church is possible.
18 Numerous roads near the river are closed, including Highway 112 which is flooded for about 1.5 miles between Highway 121 and Beechwood Church. Major flood damage downstream will occur downstream of the gauge.
16 When the river is rising and forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway 121 and Beechwood Church is subject to flooding.
15 Flooding of secondary roads near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road. Strothers Crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to washouts.
14 Some roads upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three feet of water over The Road and subject to being closed. Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
12 When the river is rising and the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of forested areas near the river will occur.
12 When the river is falling and the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, flooding of forested areas near the river will occur.
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Latitude: 30.995833° N, Longitude: 92.673611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 110.77 ft 122.77 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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