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Bogue Chitto River at Franklinton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.56 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.56 ft at 2:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 6:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 7:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 8:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 9:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 10:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.13 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.11 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.12 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.11 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.1 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.09 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.1 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 1.09 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 1 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 0.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 27, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRNL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:34AM Apr 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:31AM Apr 22)Latest observed value: 1.09 ft at 1:00 AM CDT 23-Apr-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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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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