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San Jacinto River near Sheldon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:35PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:05PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.51 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:10AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.41 ft at 1:10AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.29 ft at 1:50AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:05AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.18 ft at 2:25AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.06 ft at 3:20AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: -0.05 ft at 4:05AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: -0.16 ft at 4:50AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: -0.24 ft at 6:05AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: -0.27 ft at 6:15AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: -0.16 ft at 6:55AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.05 ft at 8:10AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.15 ft at 8:35AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.35 ft at 10:05AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.51 ft at 10:50AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 11:40AM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:05PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 2:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 3:20PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.18 ft at 4:20PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.27 ft at 6:05PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:10PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:25PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.55 ft at 6:45PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:05PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:20PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:35PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 7:50PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 8:05PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 8:20PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 8:35PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.42 ft at 8:50PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:10PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:30PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.77 ft at 10:00PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:05PM Mar 02, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 1:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:40AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 2:05AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:10AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:35AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 3:05AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 3:40AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:05AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:35AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:10AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.57 ft at 5:45AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:05AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.46 ft at 6:35AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.57 ft at 8:35AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:00AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 0.87 ft at 9:20AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 9:40AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 9:55AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 10:05AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 10:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:30AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.5 ft at 10:50AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:15AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:35AM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00PM Mar 03, 2021Highest Observation: 1.99 ft at 12:40PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:05PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:20PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:00PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:30PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 6:05PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.34 ft at 6:20PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:05PM Mar 03, 2021Observed: 1.34 ft at 12:55AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 1:55AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:05AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 2:35AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 3:05AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.88 ft at 3:35AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.77 ft at 4:00AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:25AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.55 ft at 4:50AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 5:20AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:50AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.27 ft at 6:05AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:20AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.11 ft at 7:10AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 9:05AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.34 ft at 9:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 9:45AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 10:05AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.67 ft at 10:20AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:40AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 10:55AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 11:15AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 11:30AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:40AM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 12:05PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:25PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:50PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:25PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:05PM Mar 04, 2021Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:30PM Mar 04, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHLT2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:07PM Mar 4, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.84 ft at 2:30 PM CST 4-Mar-2021. Flood Stage is 10 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 San Jacinto River near Sheldon 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.72 ft on 08/29/2017
(2) 28.07 ft on 10/19/1994
(3) 21.10 ft on 06/15/1973
(4) 21.08 ft on 05/19/1989
(5) 20.85 ft on 11/15/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.37 ft on 09/20/2019 (P)
(2) 10.45 ft on 05/08/2019
(3) 28.72 ft on 08/29/2017
(4) 19.33 ft on 05/30/2016
(5) 15.64 ft on 04/21/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -2.52 ft on 10/28/1985
(2) -2.48 ft on 03/06/1989
(3) -2.23 ft on 12/24/1989
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15 Major lowland flooding begins.
13 Moderate lowland flooding begins with widespread inundation of the flood plain.
10 Minor lowland flooding begins.
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Latitude: 29.876111° N, Longitude: 95.093611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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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