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Amite River at French Settlement Stage (ft)Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.91 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.85 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:30AM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.89 ft at 2:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.93 ft at 4:30PM Sep 22, 2016Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2016Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 5:30PM Sep 22, 2016Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2016Highest Observation: 1.94 ft at 6:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.89 ft at 9:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:00PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:30PM Sep 22, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.57 ft at 7:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:30AM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:00PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:30PM Sep 23, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.55 ft at 3:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.53 ft at 4:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.51 ft at 4:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 5:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 6:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 6:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 10:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:30AM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.5 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.52 ft at 12:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.54 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.55 ft at 2:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.51 ft at 3:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.45 ft at 5:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 5:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 6:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.39 ft at 6:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.37 ft at 7:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 8:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.35 ft at 8:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.34 ft at 9:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.34 ft at 9:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 10:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 11:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.36 ft at 11:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.4 ft at 12:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.55 ft at 3:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.56 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFSLL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:52PM Sep 25, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.64 ft at 6:00 PM CDT 25-Sep-2016. Flood Stage is 4 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Amite River at French Settlement are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Upstream Gauge - at Port Vincent Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 6
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.21 ft on 08/16/2016
(2) 7.40 ft on 04/25/1977
(3) 7.01 ft on 04/25/1979
(4) 6.89 ft on 06/11/2001
(5) 6.87 ft on 08/30/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.21 ft on 08/16/2016
(2) 5.84 ft on 03/15/2016
(3) 5.20 ft on 01/15/2013
(4) 5.20 ft on 01/14/2013
(5) 6.87 ft on 08/31/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.50 ft on 12/19/1954
(2) -1.46 ft on 12/13/2010
(3) -1.20 ft on 03/02/2009
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9.21 Flood of Record occurred on August 16, 2017. At this level, widespread flooding will inundate all major roads, including sections of LA Highways 16 and 22. Evaucations will be necessary. Water will back up on Bell Bayou, King George Bayou, and Old River.
7 Evacuations will be necssary for low-lying areas. Many roads will be inundated over the region, including sections of LA Highways 16 and 22. Some evcacuations may be necessary.
6 Louisiana Highway 16 at Port Vincent will be closed due to high water. Louisiana Trace will be impassable. Persistant east to southeast wind and high tides on Lake Maurepas will maintain high river stages.
5 Louisiana Trace will be impassable. Highwater Road at Louisiana Highway 16 may be impassable. Persistant east to southeast wind and high tides on Lake Maurepas will maintain high river stages.
4.5 Backwater flooding will isolate fishing camps. Low-lying roads in the Maurepas area will be impassable. Louisiana Trace will be impassable.
4 Water will be standing on roads near the river. Low-lying roads near Lake Maurepas will also begin to flood. Louisiana Trace will have standing water in some places.
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Latitude: 30.275278° N, Longitude: 90.781944° W, Horizontal Datum: Unknown

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 4 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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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