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Bogue Chitto River at Franklinton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 1:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 3:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 10:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 12:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 12:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 2:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 3:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 3:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 5:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 8:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 9:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 9:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 10:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 10:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 12:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 12:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 1:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 2:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 3:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 3:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.65 ft at 5:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 8:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 11:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 12:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 1:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.61 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.69 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.79 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 0.78 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.71 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 0.6 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRNL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:04PM Jul 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:54AM Jul 26)Latest observed value: 0.68 ft at 11:00 AM CDT 26-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bogue Chitto River at Franklinton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:21
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 29.60 ft on 04/15/1900
(2) 24.69 ft on 04/07/1983
(3) 22.13 ft on 08/31/2012
(4) 21.16 ft on 01/26/1990
(5) 20.90 ft on 01/18/1925
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.30 ft on 08/31/2000
(2) -0.09 ft on 02/26/2011
(3) 0.55 ft on 10/27/1992
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28.6 THERE WILL BE MAJOR FLOODING FOR ABOUT ONE MILE EITHER SIDE OF THE RIVER FROM WARNERTON THROUGH FRANKLINTON DOWNSTREAM TO ENON. LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 16 NEAR ENON WILL BE UNDER WATER
21 THERE WILL BE MAJOR FLOODING FOR 3/4 MILE EAST OF THE RIVER ABOVE BOGUE CHITTO HEIGHTS AND FOR 3/4 MILE EITHER SIDE OF THE RIVER FROM BOGUE CHITTO HEIGHTS DOWNSTREAM. HOMES ON THE WEST BANK ALONG HIGHWAY 10 WILL FLOOD
20 HOMES ON THE WEST BANK ALONG HIGHWAY 10 WILL FLOOD ALONG WITH HOMES...RECREATIONAL CAMPS...AND INDUSTRY FOR A MILE ALONG THE EAST BANK BELOW THE FRANKLILNTON BRIDGE. PORTIONS OF BOGUE CHITTO HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION WILL REMAIN FLOODED AFFECTING SOME HOMES
18 HOMES...RECREATIONAL CAMPS...AND INDUSTRY FOR A MILE ALONG THE EAST BANK BELOW THE FRANKLILNTON BRIDGE WILL BE FLOODED. BOGUE CHITTO HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. SOME HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED. HOMES ON THE WEST BANK NORTH OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 10 WILL FLOOD
16 BOGUE CHITTO HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. SOME HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED. HOMES ON THE WEST BANK NORTH OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 10 WILL FLOOD. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT SAND AND GRAVEL OPERATIONS BE STOPPED AND EQUIPMENT SECURED. ACCESS ROADS TO RECREATIONAL AREAS WILL FLOOD
14 THERE WILL BE MINOR FLOODING ALONG BOTH BANKS. THE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY AND PARISH CORRECTIONS FACILITY WILL REQUIRE FLOOD PROTECTION MEASURES AS RIVER FRONT PROPERTY WILL FLOOD. SAND BAGGING IS RECOMMENDED. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT SAND AND GRAVEL OPERATIONS BE STOPPED AND EQUIPMENT SECURED. ACCESS ROADS TO RECREATIONAL AREAS WILL FLOOD
12 THE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY AND PARISH CORRECTIONS FACILITY WILL REQUIRE FLOOD PROTECTION MEASURES AS RIVER FRONT PROPERTY WILL FLOOD. SAND BAGGING IS RECOMMENDED
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Latitude: 30.842778° N, Longitude: 90.161944° 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 123.81 ft 135.81 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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