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Atchafalaya River at Krotz Springs Stage (ft)Observed: 6.15 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00AM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2014Highest Observation: 7.6 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2014Forecast: 8.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 9.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 9.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 9.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 9.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 7:00AM Sep 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 1:00PM Sep 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 10 ft 7:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 9.9 ft 1:00AM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 9.9 ft 7:00AM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 9.8 ft 1:00PM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00AM Sep 27, 2014Forecast: 9.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 27, 2014KRZL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:19PM Sep 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:45AM Sep 22)Latest observed value: 7.6 ft at 8:00 PM CDT 22-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 29 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Atchafalaya River at Krotz Springs are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Melville Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - above Butte La Rose
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:43
Moderate Flood Stage:40
Flood Stage:29
Action Stage:28

Historical Crests
(1) 38.50 ft on 05/15/1927
(2) 38.40 ft on 05/15/1973
(3) 38.15 ft on 03/05/1950
(4) 38.10 ft on 04/29/1945
(5) 37.60 ft on 02/26/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.90 ft on 10/18/1976
(2) 1.00 ft on 06/23/1964
(3) 1.10 ft on 01/17/1981
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45 THE RIVER LEVEL WILL BE AT THE AVERAGE ELEVATION OF THE MAIN LEVEE WITHIN REACH OF THE CITY.
43 THE RIVER WILL BE AT THE AVERAGE ELEVATION OF THE RING LEVEE PROTECTING THE CITY OF KROTZ SPRINGS. LAND ON THE RIVER SIDE OF THE MAIN LEVEE WILL REMAIN FLOODED. RIVER NAVIGATION WILL BE HAZARDOUS.
40 CONSIDERABLE FLOODING OCCURS OVER UNPROTECTED AREAS.
38 LAND ON THE RIVER SIDE OF THE MAIN LEVEE WILL BE FLOODED. STRONGER RIVER CURRENT WILL MAKE NAVIGATION DANGEROUS.
37 TTHE RIVER WILL LEAVE THE BANKS INVADING PROPERTY ON THE RIVER SIDE OF THE LEVEE. THE RIVER CURRENT WILL INCREASE MAKING NAVIGATION DIFFICULT.
29 FLOODING OF STRUCTURES ON THE UNPROTECTED SIDE OF THE LEVEE ALONG THE RIVER BEGINS. THIS INCLUDES AREAS NEAR THE ATCHAFALAYA CAMPGROUND SOUTH OF KROTZ SPRINGS AND RIVER VIEW SUBDIVISION NORTH OF KROTZ SPRINGS.
28 ACTION STAGE.
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Latitude: 30.568889° N, Longitude: 91.761389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 29 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -0.14 ft 28.86 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 29 ft 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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