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Lavaca River at Hallettsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 2:32AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:47AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:31AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:46AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.8 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:31AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:46AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2019Highest Observation: 3.15 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 5:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 5:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:15PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:45PM Apr 24, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:15AM Apr 25, 2019LNRA Manage Conserve ProtectHTST2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:50AM Apr 25, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.89 ft at 12:15 AM CDT 25-Apr-2019. Flood Stage is 27 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 at Hallettsville 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: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 41.10 ft on 08/31/1981
(2) 40.60 ft on 06/30/1940
(3) 32.16 ft on 05/13/1982
(4) 30.55 ft on 10/15/1957
(5) 30.52 ft on 06/13/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.30 ft on 08/28/2017
(2) 20.66 ft on 06/10/2004
(3) 20.83 ft on 11/05/2002
(4) 28.53 ft on 10/18/1998
(5) 28.25 ft on 04/11/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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41 Major lowland flooding continues with water up to 6 feet deep in the Hallettsville Town Square flooding hundreds of homes and businesses. Water is several feet deep in the county jail. Massive losses will occur if livestock are not removed from the floodplain.
38 Major lowland flooding continues as several feet of water covers the Hallettsville Town Square with up to 9 feet of water in the lowest homes along the Lavaca River. Numerous roads and highways are flooded and impassable with over two feet of water flowing over them. Livestock should be removed from the floodplain.
35 Major lowland flooding continues as disasterous flooding rises to the town square of Hallettesville. Hundreds of residences and businesses in western Hallettsville are inundated with up to 6 feet of water in the lowest structures. Roads and bridges near the river are severely flooded and very dangerous. Hundreds of head of livestock are cut off and potentialy drowned if not removed from the floodplain.
33 Major lowland flooding continues as disasterous flooding inundates homes and businesses in the Lavaca River floodplain west of downtown Hallettsville. The downtown square in threatened and flooding is life threatening in some areas. Many primary and secondary roads and bridges are inundated and impassable. Livestock should be removed from the floodplain.
30 Major lowland flooding continues as the two lowest commercial buildings and several residences in Hallettsville flood. Secondary roads and low bridges are flooded and dangerous. Livestock should be removed from flood prone areas.
29 Major lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gauge as flooding inundated then lowest residents in Hallettsville. Numerous roads and low bridges near the river are inundated and impassable.
28 Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gauge as flooding extends well into the floodplain threatening the lowest homes in Hallettsville. Secondary roads and low bridges are flooded and dangerous to motorists.
27 Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gauge as water escapes the main channel and inundates the floodplain.
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Latitude: 29.443100° N, Longitude: 96.944700° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 27 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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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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