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Amite River at Denham Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 10.42 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 10.6 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 10.73 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 10.88 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 11.08 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 11.72 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 11.92 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 12.09 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.85 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.92 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.98 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.03 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 13.12 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 13.12 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.1 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.05 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 13.01 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.98 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.87 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.83 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.77 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.58 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.46 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.11 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.06 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 12.02 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.98 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.94 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.9 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.88 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.81 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.75 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.7 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.65 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.62 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.59 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.35 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.29 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.09 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.07 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.03 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 11.02 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.99 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.96 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.95 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.9 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.89 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.87 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.86 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.83 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.82 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.8 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.79 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.78 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.77 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.76 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.75 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.74 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.73 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.72 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.7 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.7 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.69 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.68 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 10.66 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.66 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.65 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.65 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.64 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.65 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.64 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.63 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.63 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.62 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.6 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.6 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.59 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.59 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.58 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.58 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.57 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.57 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.55 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 1:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00PM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 10.2 ft 7:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 10.2 ft 1:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 10.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 10.2 ft 1:00AM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 10.2 ft 7:00AM Sep 07, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDENL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:04PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:52AM Sep 2)Latest observed value: 10.5 ft at 3:00 PM CDT 2-Sep-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

Historical 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.

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

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NWS stage 0 ft 29 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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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