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Mississippi River at Red River Landing Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 24.44 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.42 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.41 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.38 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.38 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.41 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.4 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.42 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.38 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.36 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.35 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.34 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.31 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.29 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.28 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.29 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 24.24 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.22 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.19 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.16 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.14 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.12 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.11 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.07 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.07 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.04 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.03 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24.02 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 24 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.97 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.93 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.92 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.9 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.85 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.84 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.82 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.79 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.78 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.77 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.63 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 23.72 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.67 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.65 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.64 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.61 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.6 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.63 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.6 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.52 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.56 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.57 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.61 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.55 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.53 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.53 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.42 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.41 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.39 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.36 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.34 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.29 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.25 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.22 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 23.2 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.16 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.15 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.13 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.11 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.08 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.07 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.05 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 23.01 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.96 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.96 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.96 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.95 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.93 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.92 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.93 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.91 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.91 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.89 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.87 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.83 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 22.81 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.81 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.81 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.78 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.77 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.77 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.74 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.7 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.65 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.67 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.68 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.66 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.69 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.68 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.72 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.69 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.72 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.75 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.75 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 22.74 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.77 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.78 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.78 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.79 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.8 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 22.8 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 22.5 ft 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 22.5 ft 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 22.5 ft 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 22.6 ft 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 22.7 ft 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 22.8 ft 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 23 ft 12:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 23.2 ft 6:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 23.4 ft 12:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 23.6 ft 6:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 23.8 ft 12:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 24 ft 6:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 24.2 ft 12:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 24.3 ft 6:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 24.5 ft 12:00AM Nov 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 24.6 ft 6:00AM Nov 30, 2014RRLL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:51AM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:00AM Nov 25)Latest observed value: 22.8 ft at 6:00 AM CST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 48 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 64
Moderate Flood Stage: 55
Flood Stage: 48
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 63.39 ft on 05/18/2011
(2) 61.61 ft on 03/24/1997
(3) 60.94 ft on 05/14/1927
(4) 60.85 ft on 05/12/2011
(5) 60.70 ft on 04/24/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 63.39 ft on 05/18/2011
(2) 60.85 ft on 05/12/2011
(3) 52.37 ft on 02/14/2010
(4) 58.05 ft on 05/31/2009
(5) 60.70 ft on 04/24/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.89 ft on 11/14/1895
(2) 3.24 ft on 11/12/1894
(3) 3.49 ft on 12/15/1872
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68 The main acreage and some buildings may be flooded at the Angola State Penitentiary as the water reaches the top of the inner levee. The west bank levee will be topped and the town of Lettsworth will be flooded.
64 Major flooding is in progress. Angola Landing will remain under water and ferry service will be terminated. All river islands, recreational camps, and river bottom farm land will be under water.
63.39 Flood of Record occurred on May 18, 2011.
62 Angola Landing will remain under water and all ferry service will be terminated. All river islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will remain inundated with recreational camps and river bottom farm land under water.
61.61 Flood of March 24, 1997.
59 The east bank levee will be topped and the prison farm land between the two levees will be inundated. Angola Landing will be under water closing the ferry there. All river islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will remain inundated with recreational camps and river bottom farm land under water.
58 Angola farmland on the left bank becomes inundated.
54 All river islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola farm land.
51 All river islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps and river bottom farm land will be under water.
48 Access roads will be inundated and evacuation of all river islands must be complete. Protection of people and property in the river bottom land on the river side of the levees must be complete.
46 River traffic will become dangerous. A levee crevasse would flood adjacent farm land. Significant flooding of Raccourci Island will continue and evacuation of the island is recommended.
45 Between the 40 and 45 foot stage flooding of Raccourci Island becomes significant. At the 45 foot stage evacuation of the island is recommended.
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Latitude: 30.960833° N, Longitude: 91.664444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 48 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 0 ft 48 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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