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White Oak Bayou at Houston Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.02 ft at 4:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 5:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 8:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 8:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 8:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 9:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 11:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.04 ft at 11:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 12:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 12:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 1:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 1:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 1:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 2:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:30PM May 19, 2019Highest Observation: 8.16 ft at 2:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.14 ft at 3:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 4:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 6:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.06 ft at 6:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.08 ft at 6:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.06 ft at 7:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 7:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 7:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 8:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.04 ft at 8:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 9:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 11:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 12:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 2:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 2:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 4:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 6:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 7:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 7:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 7:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 8:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 9:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.04 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 1:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 2:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 3:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 3:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 4:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 8.02 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.92 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.77 ft at 8:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.81 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.91 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.94 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.81 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.8 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.81 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.81 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.87 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.89 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.86 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2019Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHGTT2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:21AM May 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.84 ft at 3:45 AM CDT 22-May-2019. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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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 White Oak Bayou at Houston 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: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 33.5
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 52.84 ft on 06/09/2001
(2) 51.50 ft on 12/09/1935
(3) 50.43 ft on 03/04/1992
(4) 47.06 ft on 09/11/1998
(5) 47.00 ft on 05/31/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 45.60 ft on 08/28/2017 (P)
(2) 34.34 ft on 08/08/2017
(3) 38.76 ft on 04/18/2016
(4) 33.90 ft on 10/25/2015
(5) 40.22 ft on 05/26/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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40.29 At levels above 40.3 feet major lowland flooding continues as the Heights Boulevard bridge is inundated.
38.5 At levels above 38.5 feet major lowland flooding continues as the I-45 main lanes north of I-10 are inundated.
36 At levels above 36 feet major lowland flooding begins as apartments along White Oak Drive begin flooding. The I-45 south bound ramp to I-10 West is under 2.5 feet of water and the I-10 east bound feeder road west of Studemont is inundated. The I-45 main lanes north of I-10 are close to being flooded.
33.5 At levels above 33.5 feet moderate lowland flooding begins as the south bound ramp to I-10 West floods.
29 At levels above 29 feet minor lowland flooding begins as water escapes the main channel and floods White Oak Drive between Taylor Street and I-10.
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Latitude: 29.775000° N, Longitude: 95.396944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 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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1353 FM 646, Suite 202
Dickinson, TX 77539
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