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San Bernard River at East Bernard Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 15.36 ft at 5:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.35 ft at 6:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.33 ft at 7:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.33 ft at 8:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.32 ft at 9:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.32 ft at 10:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.3 ft at 11:00PM Feb 03, 2023Observed: 15.3 ft at 12:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.27 ft at 1:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.27 ft at 2:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.26 ft at 3:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.25 ft at 4:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.23 ft at 5:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.23 ft at 6:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.21 ft at 7:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.19 ft at 8:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.18 ft at 9:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.17 ft at 10:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.16 ft at 11:00AM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.13 ft at 12:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.11 ft at 1:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.08 ft at 2:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.05 ft at 3:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15.02 ft at 4:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 15 ft at 5:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.96 ft at 6:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.93 ft at 7:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.91 ft at 8:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.87 ft at 9:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.84 ft at 10:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.79 ft at 11:00PM Feb 04, 2023Observed: 14.75 ft at 12:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.72 ft at 1:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.68 ft at 2:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.63 ft at 3:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.59 ft at 4:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.53 ft at 5:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.5 ft at 6:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.45 ft at 7:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.4 ft at 8:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.35 ft at 9:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.32 ft at 10:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.26 ft at 11:00AM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.2 ft at 12:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.15 ft at 1:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.1 ft at 2:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 14.05 ft at 3:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.99 ft at 4:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.95 ft at 5:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.9 ft at 6:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.84 ft at 7:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.79 ft at 8:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.74 ft at 9:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.69 ft at 10:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.65 ft at 11:00PM Feb 05, 2023Observed: 13.59 ft at 12:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.54 ft at 1:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.49 ft at 2:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.45 ft at 3:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.4 ft at 4:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.35 ft at 5:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.3 ft at 6:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.25 ft at 7:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.2 ft at 8:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.15 ft at 9:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.1 ft at 10:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 13.04 ft at 11:00AM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 12.99 ft at 12:00PM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 12.96 ft at 1:00PM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 12.89 ft at 2:00PM Feb 06, 2023Observed: 12.83 ft at 3:00PM Feb 06, 2023Highest Forecast: 12.7 ft 6:00PM Feb 06, 2023Forecast: 12.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 07, 2023Forecast: 12 ft 6:00AM Feb 07, 2023Forecast: 11.7 ft 12:00PM Feb 07, 2023Forecast: 11.4 ft 6:00PM Feb 07, 2023Forecast: 11.2 ft 12:00AM Feb 08, 2023Forecast: 11 ft 6:00AM Feb 08, 2023Forecast: 10.9 ft 12:00PM Feb 08, 2023Forecast: 10.7 ft 6:00PM Feb 08, 2023Forecast: 10.6 ft 12:00AM Feb 09, 2023Forecast: 10.4 ft 6:00AM Feb 09, 2023Forecast: 10.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 09, 2023Forecast: 10.2 ft 6:00PM Feb 09, 2023Forecast: 10.1 ft 12:00AM Feb 10, 2023Forecast: 10 ft 6:00AM Feb 10, 2023Forecast: 9.9 ft 12:00PM Feb 10, 2023Forecast: 9.8 ft 6:00PM Feb 10, 2023Forecast: 9.7 ft 12:00AM Feb 11, 2023Forecast: 9.6 ft 6:00AM Feb 11, 2023Forecast: 9.6 ft 12:00PM Feb 11, 2023LCRA-Energy, Water, Community ServicesEBBT2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:06PM Feb 6, 2023)ObservedForecast (issued 12:55PM Feb 6)Latest observed value: 12.83 ft at 3:00 PM CST 6-Feb-2023. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the San Bernard River at East Bernard 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: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.99 ft on 08/30/2017 (P)
(2) 28.45 ft on 04/20/2016
(3) 24.90 ft on 11/24/2005
(4) 22.94 ft on 06/19/2015
(5) 21.20 ft on 11/06/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.66 ft on 07/11/2021 (P)
(2) 20.23 ft on 06/07/2021 (P)
(3) 18.58 ft on 06/05/2021 (P)
(4) 19.03 ft on 05/30/2021 (P)
(5) 19.19 ft on 01/02/2021 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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28 Major lowland flooding begins with large areas of East Bernard inundated and water is in numerous homes. FM 2919 is inundated and closed and the east approaches to the U.S. Hwy 90A Bridge at the gage are inundated. The river will be close to one half mile wide in the vicinity of the gage.
23 Moderate lowland flooding begins as water inundates roads in the southeast part of East Bernard. FM 2919 below the gage floods and there is significant backwater flooding up Britt Branch and Bratcher Slough.
17 Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage with minor roads along the river inundated. Backwater flooding up Britt Branch and Bratcher Slough begins.
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Latitude: 29.533056° N, Longitude: 96.056111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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

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