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ALERT: November 15 update on the status of the nationwide data transmission error preventing stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. As of 11/08/2018, The USGS has restored all impacted operational stream gauges to transmitting status. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. The outage map will be updated each Thursday. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.



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Lavaca River near Edna Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.39 ft at 9:30PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.4 ft at 9:45PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.41 ft at 10:00PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 10:15PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 10:30PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 10:45PM Nov 13, 2018Highest Observation: 7.43 ft at 11:00PM Nov 13, 2018Highest Observation: 7.43 ft at 11:15PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 11:30PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.42 ft at 11:45PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 7.41 ft at 12:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.39 ft at 12:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.38 ft at 1:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.36 ft at 1:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.35 ft at 1:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.33 ft at 2:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.32 ft at 2:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.3 ft at 2:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.29 ft at 3:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.28 ft at 3:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.26 ft at 3:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.25 ft at 3:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.24 ft at 4:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.22 ft at 4:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.2 ft at 4:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.19 ft at 4:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.18 ft at 5:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.17 ft at 5:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.16 ft at 5:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.14 ft at 5:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.11 ft at 6:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.1 ft at 6:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.04 ft at 7:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.03 ft at 8:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.02 ft at 8:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 7 ft at 8:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.94 ft at 9:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:00AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.88 ft at 11:15AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:30AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.85 ft at 12:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.85 ft at 12:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.84 ft at 12:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.82 ft at 12:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.81 ft at 1:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.8 ft at 1:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.79 ft at 1:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.78 ft at 1:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.77 ft at 2:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.77 ft at 2:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.77 ft at 2:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.76 ft at 2:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.61 ft at 8:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.61 ft at 8:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.6 ft at 8:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.6 ft at 8:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.59 ft at 9:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.58 ft at 9:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.58 ft at 9:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.55 ft at 11:00PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.55 ft at 11:15PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:30PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.51 ft at 1:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.51 ft at 1:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.5 ft at 1:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.5 ft at 1:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.49 ft at 2:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.48 ft at 2:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.46 ft at 3:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.45 ft at 4:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.44 ft at 5:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.43 ft at 5:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.44 ft at 5:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.43 ft at 5:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.43 ft at 6:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.41 ft at 7:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.41 ft at 7:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.4 ft at 7:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.4 ft at 7:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.4 ft at 8:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.39 ft at 8:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.39 ft at 8:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.38 ft at 8:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.37 ft at 9:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.37 ft at 9:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.36 ft at 10:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.36 ft at 10:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.35 ft at 10:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.35 ft at 10:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.35 ft at 11:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.34 ft at 11:15AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.33 ft at 11:30AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.33 ft at 11:45AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.32 ft at 12:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.32 ft at 12:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.32 ft at 12:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.31 ft at 12:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.3 ft at 1:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.3 ft at 1:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.3 ft at 1:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.27 ft at 3:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.22 ft at 7:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:00PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:15PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:30PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 11:45PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 4:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 4:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 4:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:16AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 5:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.09 ft at 10:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.09 ft at 11:00AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.09 ft at 11:15AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:30AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:45AM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.07 ft at 12:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.07 ft at 12:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.07 ft at 12:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.06 ft at 12:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.06 ft at 1:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 1:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 1:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 1:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 2:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 2:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 2:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 2:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 4:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 4:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.04 ft at 4:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 4:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.02 ft at 6:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.02 ft at 6:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6 ft at 7:15PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:30PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:45PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 8:00PM Nov 16, 2018Observed: 6.01 ft at 8:15PM Nov 16, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEDNT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:20PM Nov 16, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.01 ft at 8:15 PM CST 16-Nov-2018. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 12 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Lavaca River near Edna 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: 25
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 35.49 ft on 10/19/1994
(2) 33.80 ft on 05/25/1936
(3) 32.53 ft on 08/29/2017
(4) 32.51 ft on 07/01/1940
(5) 32.38 ft on 10/19/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.55 ft on 10/25/2018 (P)
(2) 22.73 ft on 06/22/2018
(3) 32.53 ft on 08/29/2017
(4) 21.92 ft on 02/22/2017
(5) 22.93 ft on 05/22/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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35 Disastrous flooding continues with the west approach to the Highway 59 bridge inundated and closed. Several homes in the Lavaca River flood plain above Highway 59 into northern Jackson County are flooded. Hundreds of head of livestock may be cut off and drowned in low areas.
34 Disastrous flooding continues with water is to the low steel of the Highway 59 bridge. Several homes in the flood plain above highway 59 are flooded with wodepsread inundation of primary and secondary roads. Hundreds of head of livestock may be cut off and drowned in low pasture areas.
33 Disasterous flooding occurs with the lowest homes above highway 59 flooded and there is several feet of water over secondary roads and low bridges. Flow is within inches of spilling over the approaches to the Highway 59 bridge. hundreds of head of livestock above Highway 59 to below Hallettesville may be isolated and drowned.
30 Major lowland flooding continues with the river over one half mile side near the Highway 59 bridge. numerous roads and bridges in the flood plaing are inundated and closed. Livestock are isolated well into the flood plain.
28 Major lowland flooding begins with the river one half mile wide near the Highway 59 bridge. Primary roads and low bridges are flooded and secondary roads are closed. Livestock are isolated with widespread inundation of crop and pasture land.
25 Moderate lowland flooding begins with the river one third of a mile wide near the Highway 59 bridge flooding secondary roads and bridges along the river. Livestock are isolated and potentially drowned.
23 Flooding along the Lavaca River reaches hundreds of yards into the lower flood plain backing up sloughs and low areas. Minor roads and near the river flood and livestock are isolated.
22 Flooding along the Lavaca River reaches well into the lower flood plain backing up sloughs and low areas.
21 Minor lowland flooding begins with flow backing through preipheral channels adjacent to the river and reaches into sloughs and low areas.
20 At levels above 20 feet flow exceeds the lowest sections of both banks.
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Latitude: 28.959722° N, Longitude: 96.686111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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
Other NULL NULL  

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