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Sabine River at Orange Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 1.47 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.44 ft at 6:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.41 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.39 ft at 6:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.35 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.35 ft at 7:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.25 ft at 8:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.21 ft at 9:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.2 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.2 ft at 9:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:31AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:15AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.18 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.14 ft at 11:45AM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.14 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.16 ft at 12:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.11 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.12 ft at 12:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.11 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1.05 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 1 ft at 1:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.94 ft at 2:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.9 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.86 ft at 2:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.82 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.78 ft at 3:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.7 ft at 3:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.6 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.45 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.42 ft at 5:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.39 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.37 ft at 6:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.34 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.32 ft at 6:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.3 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.3 ft at 7:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.31 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.33 ft at 8:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.47 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 9:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.57 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.6 ft at 10:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:30PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.69 ft at 10:45PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:00PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:15PM Dec 09, 2017Observed: 0.99 ft at 12:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.03 ft at 12:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.03 ft at 1:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.05 ft at 2:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 1 ft at 2:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.85 ft at 4:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.81 ft at 4:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.69 ft at 5:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 5:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.58 ft at 6:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.57 ft at 6:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 8:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.49 ft at 8:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.48 ft at 8:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.44 ft at 8:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.49 ft at 9:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 9:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 9:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 10:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.54 ft at 10:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.59 ft at 10:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.59 ft at 10:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.59 ft at 10:46AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:00AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.61 ft at 11:15AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:30AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:45AM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.68 ft at 12:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.68 ft at 12:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.73 ft at 12:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.72 ft at 12:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.73 ft at 1:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.69 ft at 1:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.71 ft at 2:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.71 ft at 2:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.71 ft at 2:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.7 ft at 3:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.66 ft at 3:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.6 ft at 4:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.55 ft at 5:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.56 ft at 5:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 6:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.46 ft at 7:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.45 ft at 7:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.41 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.41 ft at 8:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.45 ft at 9:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.47 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.49 ft at 9:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.55 ft at 10:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.6 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.71 ft at 11:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.8 ft at 11:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 0.84 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.88 ft at 12:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.95 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.01 ft at 12:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.1 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.09 ft at 2:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.09 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.11 ft at 2:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.09 ft at 3:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.05 ft at 3:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1.05 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 1 ft at 4:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.97 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.93 ft at 4:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.88 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.85 ft at 5:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.79 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.59 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.57 ft at 7:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.53 ft at 7:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.49 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.45 ft at 8:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.41 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.39 ft at 8:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.34 ft at 9:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.34 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.35 ft at 9:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.34 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.33 ft at 10:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.29 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.27 ft at 10:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.27 ft at 10:46AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.24 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.25 ft at 11:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.23 ft at 11:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.25 ft at 11:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.27 ft at 12:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.28 ft at 12:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.29 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.28 ft at 12:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.32 ft at 1:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.33 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.42 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.43 ft at 2:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.51 ft at 3:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.56 ft at 3:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.57 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.52 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.48 ft at 5:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.46 ft at 5:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.48 ft at 5:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.47 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.47 ft at 6:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.43 ft at 6:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.37 ft at 6:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.28 ft at 7:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.24 ft at 7:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.18 ft at 7:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.18 ft at 8:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.15 ft at 8:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.16 ft at 8:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.14 ft at 8:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.18 ft at 9:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.19 ft at 9:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.18 ft at 9:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.21 ft at 9:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.22 ft at 10:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.22 ft at 10:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.23 ft at 10:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.26 ft at 10:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.31 ft at 11:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.41 ft at 11:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.47 ft at 11:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 0.5 ft at 12:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.55 ft at 12:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.7 ft at 1:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.74 ft at 1:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.8 ft at 2:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.82 ft at 2:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.83 ft at 2:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 0.84 ft at 3:15AM Dec 12, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesORNT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:52AM Dec 12, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.84 ft at 3:15 AM CST 12-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 4 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Sabine River at Orange are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.86 ft on 09/13/2008
(2) 7.83 ft on 09/03/2017 (P)
(3) 7.62 ft on 03/17/2016 (P)
(4) 6.27 ft on 04/25/1913
(5) 5.92 ft on 07/08/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.83 ft on 09/03/2017 (P)
(2) 7.62 ft on 03/17/2016 (P)
(3) 9.86 ft on 09/13/2008
(4) 3.69 ft on 03/12/2001
(5) 3.98 ft on 04/05/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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9.86 Water levels are near those reached with the storm surge from Hurricane Ike in 2008. Widespread catastrophic flooding occurs across much of Orange.
6 Major flooding can be expected. Numerous roads and homes in Orange are subject to flooding. Backwater flooding along Adams Bayou can be expected. Water begins to approach the travel lanes on I-10.
5 Moderate flooding can be expected along the river with some roads in Orange likely flooded. Back water flooding can also be expected along Adams Bayou in Orange.
4 Flooding of mainly secondary roads near the river can be expected. Steward Road may become impassable near the weigh station in Louisiana. The Louisiana weigh station is flooded. Water surrounds the Louisiana and Texas welcome centers.
3.5 Minor flooding of low lying areas near the river can be expected.
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Latitude: 30.097222° N, Longitude: 93.721111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 4 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 4.00 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.17 ft 4.17 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0.33 ft 4.33 ft This would be the value of the stage readings prior to 2009.

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