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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:47AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:20PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:29PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:10PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 3:53PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 5:13PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 5:45PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:18PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:56PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:39PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 8:17PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:47PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.68 ft at 9:30PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.58 ft at 10:09PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.48 ft at 10:36PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.58 ft at 1:17AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.68 ft at 1:48AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:13AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 2:39AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:59AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 3:22AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 3:42AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 3:53AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 4:30AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:05AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:32AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:54AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 8:32AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:41AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:07AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:56AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 11:35AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 12:30PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:42PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 3:15PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 3:53PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:07PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:07PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:40PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 8:03PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 8:27PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 8:50PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:43PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 10:08PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.51 ft at 10:45PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.41 ft at 11:05PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.51 ft at 1:50AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 2:29AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 2:51AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:49PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:27PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:53PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:10PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:17PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 8:44PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 9:20PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:55PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 10:27PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.73 ft at 10:59PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.62 ft at 11:50PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:14AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 2:40AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:59AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 3:18AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:37AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 3:53AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.29 ft at 4:16AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 4:36AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:03AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:31AM Oct 11, 2019Highest Observation: 1.69 ft at 6:23AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 10:10AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:36AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:04AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:48AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 12:06PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 3:54PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:15PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 6:21PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:43PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 7:21PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 7:38PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 8:09PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 9:10PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:29PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.48 ft at 9:44PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:13PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.28 ft at 10:39PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.18 ft at 10:59PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 11:14PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: -0.01 ft at 11:34PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: -0.11 ft at 11:57PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: -0.21 ft at 12:21AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.31 ft at 12:45AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.41 ft at 2:57AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.35 ft at 3:54AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.25 ft at 4:46AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.15 ft at 5:37AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.05 ft at 6:26AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 7:09AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.14 ft at 7:42AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:46AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: -0.05 ft at 12:02PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:33PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.14 ft at 3:06PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.24 ft at 3:29PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.34 ft at 3:46PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:54PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.49 ft at 4:21PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 4:55PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.69 ft at 5:18PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 5:37PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:08PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 6:52PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 7:36PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 8:41PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 9:30PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 9:59PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.69 ft at 10:24PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 10:51PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.49 ft at 11:18PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:02AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.29 ft at 12:53AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.39 ft at 2:50AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.49 ft at 3:19AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:40AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:54AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:14AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:40AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 5:04AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 5:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:18AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 9:24AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 10:03AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 10:27AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:53AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:17AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 12:21PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.44 ft at 1:03PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:54PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:19PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:40PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 5:21PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 5:44PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:11PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 6:42PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:09PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:44PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 8:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:02PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 11:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:20AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 12:57AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 3:54AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 4:28AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 4:50AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 5:13AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:44AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:17AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:51AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:22AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 9:12AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 9:54AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 10:37AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 11:02AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 12:01PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 12:17PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:55PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 2:16PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.68 ft at 3:54PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 5:22PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 5:46PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:11PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:33PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:51PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:09PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 8:12PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 8:39PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:03PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 11:29PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 12:47AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:17AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:57AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:54AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 4:42AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 5:11AM Oct 15, 2019Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (5:53AM Oct 15, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.24 ft at 5:11 AM CDT 15-Oct-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
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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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