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Tangipahoa River near Kentwood Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.43 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 12:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 6:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 12:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 6:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKENL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:36AM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 6:52PM Dec 19)Latest observed value: 2.66 ft at 4:00 PM CST 19-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tangipahoa River near Kentwood are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.50 ft on 01/25/1990
(2) 17.20 ft on 04/06/1983
(3) 17.10 ft on 01/21/1993
(4) 16.89 ft on 08/31/2012
(5) 16.12 ft on 04/26/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.89 ft on 08/31/2012
(2) 12.56 ft on 03/09/2011
(3) 11.40 ft on 02/06/2010
(4) 15.12 ft on 03/29/2009
(5) 11.18 ft on 09/04/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 09/10/1992
(2) 2.06 ft on 07/06/2009
(3) 2.12 ft on 08/11/2008
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17.5 Primary and secondary roads and bridges from Highway 51 east to the river will be closed by high water. Evacuation of the area between Highway 51 and the river should be complete. Highway 1054 bridge will be under water. Evacuation to higher ground for persons in low lying areas is recommended.
16.5 Highway 1054 bridge will be under water. Inundation of secondary roads east of Highway 51 is likely and several homes will be threatened. Evacuation to higher ground for persons in low-lying areas is recommended. There will be water on Louisiana Highway 440.
16 Inundation of secondary roads east of Highway 51 is likely and several homes will be threatened. Evacuation to higher ground for persons in low-lying areas is recommended. Louisiana Highway 1054 bridge will be threatened by strong current carrying debris. There will be water on Highway 440.
15.5 Evacuation of farm animals and farming equipment from the flood plain to higher ground is recommended. There will be water on Louisiana Highway 1054. Secondary roads off Highway 1054 and Highway 51 may be closed. Several homes east of Highway 51 will be threatened.
14.5 There will be water on Louisiana Highway 1054. Secondary roads off Highway 1054 and Highway 51 may be closed. Several homes east of Highway 51 will be threatened. Pasture land, woodlands, and farms in low lying areas will be flooded.
14 Pasture land, woodlands, and farms in low lying areas will be flooded.
13 Water will invade the commercial property adjacent to the river
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Latitude: 30.937500° N, Longitude: 90.490278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 180.07 ft 193.07 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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