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Bayou Dorcheat at Dixie Inn Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMNEL1(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (6:03AM Oct 24, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.26 ft at 5:00 AM CDT 24-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Bayou Dorcheat at Dixie Inn. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Upstream Gauge - near Springhill Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lake Bistineau
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:24
Moderate Flood Stage:20
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:13.5

Historical Crests
(1) 25.12 ft on 04/08/1997
(2) 24.90 ft on 05/01/1958
(3) 24.05 ft on 11/02/2009
(4) 23.49 ft on 04/16/1991
(5) 23.31 ft on 06/12/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 09/01/1956
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24 Major flooding of several hundred acres of land. Preparations should be completed for near record flooding. The bayou inn in dixie inn will face flooding problems also. In addition, the old highway 80 bridge will be inundated as well. Some homes downstream from dixie inn and upstream from lake bistineau also face flooding. Homeowners in low areas prone to high water on bayou dorcheat should rush preparations to completion for flooding.
20 Expect moderate to severe flooding of bayou bottoms. The boat ramp park at dixie inn is completely flooded at this point.
19 Lowland flooding will continue for several more days. The bayou will continue to slowly fall and flood problems will decrease and end.
14 Expect minor lowland flooding with the boat ramp suffering overflow.
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Latitude: 32.598611° N, Longitude: 93.333056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 133.75 ft 147.75 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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