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San Jacinto River near Sheldon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:55PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:05PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:05AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:50AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:05AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:55AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:40AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:05AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:40AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:20AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.56 ft at 11:05AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.52 ft at 11:25AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 12:55PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 2:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 3:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:10PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 4:35PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.52 ft at 5:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:55PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:35PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:05PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.75 ft at 11:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:10AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.38 ft at 2:25AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:05AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 4:50AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:25AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 5:55AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:20AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:05AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:25AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 11:05AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.13 ft at 11:55AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.91 ft at 12:50PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:20PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:20PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:05PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 3:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:55PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:05PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 7:25PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:50PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:25PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:05PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:20PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:20AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:20AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:05AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:20AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:35AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:50AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:35AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:55AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 7:05AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:10AM May 09, 2021Highest Observation: 2.87 ft at 7:55AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:05AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:35AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:10PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:10PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:05PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:50PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:05PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 7:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 8:15PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.89 ft at 8:55PM May 09, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHLT2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:22PM May 9, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.89 ft at 8:55 PM CDT 9-May-2021. Flood Stage is 10 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 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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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
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