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Amite River at Denham Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.25 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.26 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Highest Observation: 10.32 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.31 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 10.29 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.24 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.25 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.23 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.19 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.18 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.18 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.14 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.12 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.1 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.09 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 10.06 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00PM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 12:00AM Dec 01, 2014Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Dec 01, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDENL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:05AM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:31AM Nov 26)Latest observed value: 10.06 ft at 9:00 AM CST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 29 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 41.50 ft on 04/08/1983
(2) 41.08 ft on 04/23/1977
(3) 39.88 ft on 01/27/1990
(4) 39.27 ft on 03/15/1921
(5) 38.34 ft on 06/09/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.99 ft on 02/20/2012
(2) 30.27 ft on 03/10/2011
(3) 29.46 ft on 12/19/2009
(4) 32.33 ft on 03/30/2009
(5) 36.23 ft on 09/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 8.43 ft on 11/18/1938
(2) 9.30 ft on 10/31/2000
(3) 9.41 ft on 10/21/1972
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41.5 The river will reach the record flood of April 1983. Widespread flooding of the area between Range Avenue in Denham Springs west to Airline Highway in Baton Rouge is expected.
39 Widespread major flooding can be expected in subdivisions along Tiger Bend Road, Antioch Road, Eliot Road, and in Woodcrest and Stevendale Estates in Old Jefferson.
35 There will be moderate flooding of areas around Clay Cut Bayou, Jones Creek, and Honey Cut Bayou. In Denham Springs the area west of Florida Avenue will be subject to flooding.
30 Flooding will begin in the westernmost parts of Denham Springs. River Road at the foot of Benton Lane will flood.
29 Flooding will begin in the westernmost parts of Denham Springs.
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Latitude: 30.463889° N, Longitude: 90.990278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 29 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 0 ft 29 ft 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
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