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Neches River at Beaumont Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)BEAT2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:54PM Oct 24, 2021)Flood Stage is 4 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Neches River at Beaumont 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: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 4
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.59 ft on 09/01/2017
(2) 13.00 ft on 10/22/1994
(3) 12.00 ft on 10/22/2006
(4) 11.60 ft on 07/03/1989
(5) 11.20 ft on 09/13/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.59 ft on 09/01/2017
(2) 8.50 ft on 06/04/2016
(3) 7.50 ft on 03/13/2016
(4) 4.00 ft on 01/20/2016
(5) 6.20 ft on 11/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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13 River is near flood of record which occurred october 1994. Widespread major flooding is occurring. Numerous homes in Northeast Beaumont and Rose City are flooded.
11.5 Major flooding is occurring. River levels are near those reached during Tropical Storm Allison in 1989. Several streets in Northeast Beaumont are flooded and impassable and water is in homes near the river. Neighborhoods on the north side of Interstate 10 in Rose City are flooded with water in approximately 4 homes.
11 Major flooding occurs at Colliers Ferry Park and around the Beaumont Country Club. Residential roads off of Pine Street are impassable and water up to homes. Several streets in Northeast Beaumont also become flooded.
10 Major flooding around the Beaumont Country Club, Colliers Ferry Park and Pine Street can be expected.
7.5 Moderate flooding is occurring. River levels are near those reached during Tropical Storm Allison in June 2001. Flooding of Colliers Ferry Park and secondary roads near the river can be expected.
7 Moderate flooding is occurring. Colliers Ferry Park is under water, and flooding of secondary roads near the river can be expected.
4 Minor flooding of Beaumont Country Club and Colliers Ferry Park can be expected. Also flooding in Northwest Orange County south of River Oaks to Bunns Bluff can be expected. Water may go over Four Oaks Ranch Road in Northwest Orange County.
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Latitude: 30.133056° N, Longitude: 94.096389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 4 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -0.78 ft 3.22 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 -0.8 ft 3.2 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
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River forecast services will be discontinued at this location on November 17th 2021. For more information:

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