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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:35PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 1:55PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 2:22PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:30PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.62 ft at 4:52PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 5:08PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:52PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 6:26PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 7:00PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 7:38PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: -0.07 ft at 8:47PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:44PM Jul 09, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:21AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 12:52AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.32 ft at 1:30AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.42 ft at 2:09AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 2:34AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 3:51AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:19AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 6:06AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:40AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 7:24AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 8:07AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 8:50AM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:12PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:46PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:22PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 1:53PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 2:47PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:51PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.43 ft at 4:07PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:02PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:38PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 6:04PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 6:31PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: -0.07 ft at 6:58PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: -0.17 ft at 7:26PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: -0.37 ft at 8:29PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: -0.47 ft at 9:10PM Jul 10, 2019Observed: -0.27 ft at 12:57AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.17 ft at 1:12AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.07 ft at 1:31AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:52AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 2:12AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 2:30AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.32 ft at 2:46AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.42 ft at 3:12AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.51 ft at 3:51AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.62 ft at 4:40AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:10AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:40AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:16AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 7:47AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 8:09AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:50AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.07 ft at 9:24AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:43AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:29PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.22 ft at 3:26PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 3:51PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 5:19PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 6:14PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.09 ft at 6:50PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.19 ft at 7:44PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.29 ft at 8:40PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.39 ft at 9:21PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.49 ft at 10:20PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: -0.39 ft at 1:39AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.29 ft at 1:58AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.19 ft at 2:14AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.09 ft at 2:32AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 2:50AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 3:10AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 3:30AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:50AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:51AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 4:09AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:31AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 4:58AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 5:36AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:26AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:08AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.39 ft at 10:59AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.29 ft at 11:48AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.16 ft at 1:01PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.26 ft at 2:34PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:25PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.34 ft at 3:51PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.24 ft at 5:51PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.14 ft at 6:39PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:01PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.05 ft at 8:19PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.15 ft at 8:38PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.25 ft at 9:11PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.35 ft at 9:44PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.45 ft at 10:03PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.55 ft at 10:43PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: -0.47 ft at 3:51AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.37 ft at 4:15AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.26 ft at 4:38AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.16 ft at 4:58AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.06 ft at 5:22AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 5:43AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.13 ft at 6:13AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.23 ft at 7:00AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.13 ft at 12:10PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 12:46PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 3:51PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.06 ft at 5:55PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.16 ft at 7:09PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.26 ft at 8:31PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.36 ft at 9:18PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.46 ft at 10:03PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: -0.36 ft at 2:27AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: -0.26 ft at 2:46AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: -0.16 ft at 3:04AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: -0.06 ft at 3:21AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 3:36AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.17 ft at 3:51AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:23AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:38AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:53AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 5:10AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:29AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:52AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 6:16AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 6:52AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:25AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:55AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 8:19AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 8:59AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:58AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:21AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:36AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:00AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:28AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:43AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:58AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:22PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:05PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:19PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 1:34PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:12PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:17PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:37PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:51PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:46PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:51PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:54PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:57PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:04PM Jul 14, 2019Highest Observation: 4.34 ft at 7:13PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:29PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:42PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 7:52PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:01PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:10PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:19PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:29PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:40PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:52PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:07PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:37PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 9:52PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.89 ft at 10:07PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:22PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:37PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:52PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:07PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 11:25PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.27 ft at 11:42PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 12:08AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 12:59AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 2:09AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 3:51AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 4:19AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 4:44AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:03AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 5:18AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:32AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 6:07AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:29AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 6:44AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.94 ft at 6:59AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:31AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:23AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:36AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:51AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:23AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:38AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:08AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:23AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:39AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:01PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 1:20PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:52PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.55 ft at 2:26PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:51PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:56PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 6:44PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:34PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:49PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:02PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 9:20PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 10:04PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 10:36PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 11:24PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 12:17AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:51AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 4:38AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:00AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 5:15AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 5:30AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:45AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 6:00AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 6:19AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 6:37AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 6:59AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:18AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 7:38AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:05AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:38AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:41AM Jul 16, 2019Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:08PM Jul 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.06 ft at 9:41 AM CDT 16-Jul-2019. Flood Stage is 8 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 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Contraband Bayou at Common Street. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.53 ft on 05/01/2016
(2) 11.31 ft on 04/10/2015
(3) 8.86 ft on 04/04/2019
(4) 7.73 ft on 05/03/2017
(5) 5.98 ft on 06/21/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.86 ft on 04/04/2019
(2) 5.98 ft on 06/21/2018
(3) 7.73 ft on 05/03/2017
(4) 11.53 ft on 05/01/2016
(5) 11.31 ft on 04/10/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude: 30.177417° N, Longitude: 93.213861° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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