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Bayou D'Arbonne at Lake Claiborne Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 186.07 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 186.07 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.06 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 186.07 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.06 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.05 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.05 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.05 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.05 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.04 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.03 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.03 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.03 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.02 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.01 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.02 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.01 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.02 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.02 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 186.01 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186.01 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186.01 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.97 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.99 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 186 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.99 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.99 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.99 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.98 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.98 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.98 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.98 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.97 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.97 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.96 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.97 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.96 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.96 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 185.96 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.96 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.95 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.95 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.95 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.95 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.95 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.94 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.93 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.93 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.93 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.93 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.92 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.92 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.91 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.91 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.92 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.91 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 185.91 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.91 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.9 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.9 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.9 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.9 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.9 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.89 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.88 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.87 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 185.86 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLCAL1(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (11:33PM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 185.86 ft at 10:00 PM CDT 20-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 188 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bayou D'Arbonne at Lake Claiborne are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Locations
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:191
Moderate Flood Stage:189
Flood Stage:188
Action Stage:187.75

Historical Crests
(1) 192.23 ft on 04/28/1991
(2) 189.23 ft on 01/30/1999
(3) 188.60 ft on 10/14/2009
(4) 188.56 ft on 10/30/2009
(5) 188.03 ft on 05/05/1979
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191 EXPECT FLOODING OF NUMEROUS CAMPS...SOME HOMES...AND SEVERAL ROADWAYS NEARBY THE LAKE. ALSO SOME HOMES WILL BE FLOODED AND HOMEOWNERS SHOULD MAKE PREPARATIONS FOR SIGNIFICANT FLOODING.
187.5 EXPECT FLOODING OF SOME CAMPS. ALSO BOATS SHOULD BE MOVED FROM BOATHOUSES TO AVIOD BOAT DAMAGE DUE TO RISING WATER. SOME SECONDARY ROADWAYS WILL ALSO BE FLOODED AND TRAVEL AROUND THE LAKE WILL BE DIFFICULT.
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Latitude: 32.738889° N, Longitude: 92.905000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 188 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 188 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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Lake Claiborne is owned and maintained by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Gage zero datum is 176.00 feet.
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