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Bogue Chitto River at Franklinton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 0.4 ft at 9:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.38 ft at 11:00PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:30PM Nov 18, 2014Observed: 0.37 ft at 12:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 2:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.34 ft at 2:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 3:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.34 ft at 3:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 4:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 4:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 6:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 6:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 8:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 8:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 9:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 9:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 10:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 10:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 11:00AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.33 ft at 11:30AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 2:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 2:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.29 ft at 4:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 4:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.29 ft at 5:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.29 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.27 ft at 6:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.27 ft at 7:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.28 ft at 7:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.27 ft at 8:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.27 ft at 8:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 9:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 9:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 10:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 10:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.25 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.23 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.23 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.21 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.18 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.15 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.15 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.13 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.13 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 0.13 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.12 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.1 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.07 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 11:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 12:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 1:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 2:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 3:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 4:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.4 ft 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.4 ft 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.4 ft 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 0.3 ft 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 0.2 ft 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 0 ft 6:00AM Nov 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRNL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:35PM Nov 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:08AM Nov 23)Latest observed value: 0.03 ft at 8:00 PM CST 23-Nov-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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.13 ft on 08/31/2012
(2) 14.33 ft on 03/11/2011
(3) 0.00 ft on 12/16/2010
(4) 0.00 ft on 03/29/2009
(5) 0.00 ft on 09/05/2008
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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 three-quarters of a mile east of the river above Bogue Chitto Heights and for three-quarters of a 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 Franklinton 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 Citto 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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