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Sabine River at Logansport, LA (LPTL1)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

195.3* 47.8*
194.3* 46.8*
193.3* 45.8*
192.3* 44.8*
Record Crest: 44.07 ft
191.3 43.8
190.3 42.8
189.3 41.8
188.3 40.8
187.3 39.8
186.3 38.8
185.3 37.8
184.3 36.8
183.3 35.8
182.3 34.8

Major Flooding Begins

181.3 33.8
180.3 32.8

Moderate Flooding Begins

179.3 31.8
178.3 30.8
177.3 29.8
176.3 28.8

Minor Flooding Begins

175.3 27.8

Near Flooding Begins

174.3 26.8
173.3 25.8
172.3 24.8
171.3 23.8
170.3 22.8
* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Shreveport, LA West Gulf River Forecast Center

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20.9 ft at 10/31/2014 03:45:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:34
Moderate Flood Stage:32
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:27

Historical Crests
(1) 44.07 ft on 04/08/1945
(2) 39.41 ft on 05/07/1957
(3) 39.40 ft on 05/01/1984
(4) 38.46 ft on 05/06/1966
(5) 37.82 ft on 05/10/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 16.85 ft on 11/09/1987

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35 The logansport municipal water plant will be in danger of flooding. Several dozens of homes will be flooded as well. Preparations for major flooding should be rushed to completion.
33 Several homes face flooding in the garrets park community in logansport. Also sand island and caraway islands on the texas side of the river will take place. Several thousand acres of land will be flooded as well.
32 Severe flooding problems from joaquin texas to logansport louisiana with numerous access roads and secondary roadways flooded. The city of logansport must take precautions to ensure the safety of its water plant at this stage.
30 Flooding will continue to slowly decrease and end during the next several days.
30 Flooding will continue to slowly decrease and end during the next several days.
28 Expect lowland flooding problems of the heavily wooded floodplain to continue for several days.
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.