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Tickfaw River at Montpelier Stage (ft)Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Highest Observation: 6.51 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Highest Observation: 6.51 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMONL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:19AM Apr 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:49AM Apr 17)Latest observed value: 4.39 ft at 10:30 AM CDT 17-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tickfaw River at Montpelier are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:22
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:13
Action Stage:12

Historical Crests
(1) 22.31 ft on 05/23/1974
(2) 22.10 ft on 04/07/1983
(3) 20.18 ft on 04/22/1977
(4) 19.85 ft on 04/23/1979
(5) 18.41 ft on 04/29/1962
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Low Water Records
(1) 10.00 ft on 10/10/1997
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26.5 THE ROADWAY AT THE CENTER SPAN OF THE HIGHWAY 16 BRIDGE WILL BE UNDER WATER AND THE BRIDGE CLOSED. HIGHWAY 16 WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED. SECONDARY ROADS WITHIN A MILE OF THE RIVER WILL BE UNDER WATER AND CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
20 AT 20 FEET WATER WILL REACH THE UNDERCARRIAGE OF THE HIGHWAY 16 BRIDGE. APPROACHES TO THE BRIDGE WILL BE UNDER WATER. HIGHWAY 16 WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED. SECONDARY ROADS WITHIN A MILE OF THE RIVER WILL BE UNDER WATER AND CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
18 THE RIVER CHANNEL WILL EXPAND TO ABOUT ONE HALF MILE WIDE FOR SEVERAL MILES DOWNSTREAM FROM MONTPELIER. SECONDARY ROADS WEST OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 43 WILL BE UNDER WATER AND LIKELY TO BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC. WOODLANDS AND FARMLAND NEAR THE RIVER WILL REMAIN INUNDATED
15 WOODLANDS AND FARMLAND NEAR THE RIVER WILL BE INUNDATED. LIVESTOCK AND FARM EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND
13 The low banks will overflow threatening commercial interests near the river with flooding.
12.5 FORESTRY AND SAND AND GRAVEL OPERATIONS WILL BE CURTAILED
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Latitude: 30.686111° N, Longitude: 90.643056° W, Horizontal Datum: Unknown

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
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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
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