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Atchafalaya River above Butte La Rose Stage (ft)Observed: 6.61 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.21 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 7.54 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 7.8 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 7.9 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 8 ft 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 8.2 ft 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 8.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 8.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 9 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 9 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 9 ft 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 8.9 ft 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 8.6 ft 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 8.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBLRL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:04AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:53AM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 7.53 ft at 5:00 AM CDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Atchafalaya River above Butte La Rose are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:17

Historical Crests
(1) 27.28 ft on 05/23/1973
(2) 27.00 ft on 03/03/1950
(3) 26.60 ft on 06/02/1961
(4) 26.40 ft on 06/11/1957
(5) 26.40 ft on 04/29/1962
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.33 ft on 10/17/1976
(2) 0.47 ft on 01/18/1981
(3) 0.49 ft on 11/17/2005
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28 The community of Butte La Rose will be flooded. Several homes will sustain major damage. Although the project levee height is 33 feet, back water flooding will impact the community and evacuation is strongly recommended.
27 Industrial operations will be curtailed. A few homes near the river will flood. River traffic negotiating sharp turns will remain difficult.
26 The walkway to the river gauge will be under water and the gage will be inaccessible. Industrial storage areas near the river will flood. Unsecured material and equipment on property near the river will float off or become damaged. River traffic negotiating sharp turns will become difficult.
25 Industrial storage areas near the river will flood. Unsecured material and equipment on property near the river will float off or become damaged. River traffic negotiating sharp turns will become difficult.
22 River traffic negotiating sharp turns will become difficult. Industrial equipment will be threatened and should be relocated to avoid damage.
20 Minor flooding begins.
17 Action stage.
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Latitude: 30.281389° N, Longitude: 91.686667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 ft 20 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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