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Bayou Bodcau at Bayou Bodcau Lake Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 159.45 ft at 3:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 5:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 6:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 9:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 10:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 159.44 ft at 11:00PM Oct 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLBBL1(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (11:48PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 159.44 ft at 11:00 PM CDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 172 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Bayou Bodcau at Bayou Bodcau Lake are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:198
Moderate Flood Stage:192
Flood Stage:172
Action Stage:171.5

Historical Crests
(1) 200.27 ft on 11/05/2009
(2) 197.40 ft on 03/18/2001
(3) 196.67 ft on 05/11/1958
(4) 193.09 ft on 05/11/1991
(5) 187.01 ft on 03/26/1953
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 157.00 ft on 09/04/1952
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195 Lowland flooding will be rather severe and widespread. Several secondary roadways will be completely flooded and travel will be difficult by wheeled vehicles.
192 Expect rather widespread lowland flooding. Boats should be secured and moved away from the lake. Several secondary roadways will be flooded and closed.
170 Expect minor lowland flooding along the lake. Red chute bayou below the lake will be at bankfull. Some secondary roadways may suffer flooding.
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Latitude: 32.703611° N, Longitude: 93.511944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 172 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.00 172 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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