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Lavaca River near Edna Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 2:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 3:00AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 3:15AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 3:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 3:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 4:00AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 4:15AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 4:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 4:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 5:00AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 5:15AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 5:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 5:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 6:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 6:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 8:15AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 8:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 8:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:15AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 9:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 9:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 10:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2019Highest Observation: 5.13 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:46PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.06 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEDNT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:35AM Jul 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.07 ft at 1:15 AM CDT 22-Jul-2019. 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 24 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): -9999

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) 24.11 ft on 12/10/2018 (P)
(2) 22.55 ft on 10/25/2018 (P)
(3) 22.73 ft on 06/22/2018
(4) 32.53 ft on 08/29/2017
(5) 21.92 ft on 02/22/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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 floodplain above Highway 59 into northern Jackson County are flooded. Hundreds of head of livestock may be cut off and drown in low areas.
34 Disastrous flooding continues with water is to the low steel of the Highway 59 bridge. Several homes in the floodplain above highway 59 are flooded with widespread inundation of primary and secondary roads. Hundreds of head of livestock may be cut off and drown 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 drown.
30 Major lowland flooding continues with the river over one half mile side near the Highway 59 bridge. Numerous roads and bridges in the floodplain are inundated and closed. Livestock are isolated well into the floodplain.
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 drown.
23 Flooding along the Lavaca River reaches hundreds of yards into the lower floodplain 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 floodplain 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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