Skip Navigation Link  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Choupique Bayou at Highway 108 Stage (ft)Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:40AM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:40PM Sep 16, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 9:40AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:40PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:40AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 9:40PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.89 ft at 7:04AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:40AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:02PM Sep 19, 2019Highest Observation: 3.49 ft at 9:40PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:40AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:40PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:40AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:40PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:40AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:40PM Sep 22, 2019Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCBQL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:38AM Sep 23, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.97 ft at 9:40 PM CDT 22-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 5 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: NAVD88
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 are not available for the Choupique Bayou at Highway 108. Only observed stages are available for this point.

Return to Area Map
Upstream Gauge - at Dave Dugas Road Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 4.70 ft on 08/31/2017
(2) 4.09 ft on 09/27/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.09 ft on 09/27/2018
(2) 4.70 ft on 08/31/2017

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to

Zoom Level:16
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 30.139444° N, Longitude: 93.422222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 5 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 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 Not Available Not Available  
Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Lake Charles Weather Forecast Office
500 Airport Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70607
(337) 477-5285
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 1-Mar-2019 12:34 AM
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities