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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 0.12 ft at 7:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.07 ft at 7:45PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: -0.03 ft at 8:15PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: -0.14 ft at 9:30PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: -0.15 ft at 9:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: -0.15 ft at 11:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: -0.04 ft at 12:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 12:51AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.16 ft at 1:09AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.27 ft at 1:27AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:45AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 2:03AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 2:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.7 ft at 2:42AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.81 ft at 3:03AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 3:30AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.02 ft at 3:57AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.12 ft at 4:33AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:30AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.24 ft at 7:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.12 ft at 8:42AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 9:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.01 ft at 9:42AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 10:27AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 11:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.81 ft at 12:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.82 ft at 1:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 3:27PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.92 ft at 3:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:12PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 5:33PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 5:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.47 ft at 5:48PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.35 ft at 6:06PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.25 ft at 6:27PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.13 ft at 6:57PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.02 ft at 7:15PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 7:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.08 ft at 7:39PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.19 ft at 8:39PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.3 ft at 9:03PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.34 ft at 9:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.42 ft at 9:51PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 10:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.57 ft at 11:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 12:45AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.3 ft at 1:18AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 1:33AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 1:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.09 ft at 1:45AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:03AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.16 ft at 2:27AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.27 ft at 2:45AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:57AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.49 ft at 3:12AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:33AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.71 ft at 3:48AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:21AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 4:54AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.06 ft at 5:18AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 5:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 9:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:15AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 11:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.01 ft at 1:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 3:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:12PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 5:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.86 ft at 6:09PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 6:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:18PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.46 ft at 7:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:39PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.32 ft at 8:00PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 8:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:06PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0 ft at 9:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.1 ft at 10:00PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 10:39PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.33 ft at 10:54PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 11:30PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 11:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 1:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 1:51AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.21 ft at 2:09AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.1 ft at 2:27AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:42AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.11 ft at 2:57AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.22 ft at 3:12AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 3:27AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:39AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.55 ft at 3:54AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:06AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:21AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.86 ft at 4:39AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:03AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 5:33AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 5:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:12AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:15AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.3 ft at 11:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 1:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 3:15PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.2 ft at 3:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 4:33PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:06PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 5:54PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:21PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:45PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.55 ft at 7:12PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 7:45PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 8:12PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.23 ft at 8:39PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.12 ft at 9:00PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:30PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 10:06PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.18 ft at 10:30PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.28 ft at 10:45PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.38 ft at 11:27PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.38 ft at 11:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: -0.49 ft at 12:42AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 1:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.38 ft at 2:54AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.26 ft at 3:15AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.15 ft at 3:30AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.14 ft at 3:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.05 ft at 3:45AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.07 ft at 4:03AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.17 ft at 4:15AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 4:27AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 4:42AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:54AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.6 ft at 5:06AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.7 ft at 5:18AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 5:57AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 6:18AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.16 ft at 6:54AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 7:42AM Aug 10, 2022Highest Observation: 1.37 ft at 9:21AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.36 ft at 9:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 10:54AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.15 ft at 11:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.12 ft at 11:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 12:03PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:33PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 1:06PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.81 ft at 1:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:27PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:06PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:30PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 3:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.06 ft at 4:18PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.16 ft at 4:48PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 5:30PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 5:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.15 ft at 6:09PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:03PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:15PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:51PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.56 ft at 8:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.45 ft at 8:51PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.35 ft at 9:09PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.24 ft at 9:27PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.22 ft at 9:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.13 ft at 9:51PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:18PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 10:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.18 ft at 10:54PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.28 ft at 11:18PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.34 ft at 11:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.38 ft at 11:45PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: -0.49 ft at 12:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.59 ft at 1:15AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.63 ft at 1:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.48 ft at 3:33AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.48 ft at 3:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.37 ft at 3:54AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.26 ft at 4:09AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.16 ft at 4:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.04 ft at 4:39AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:51AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.16 ft at 5:06AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 5:21AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 5:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 5:51AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:06AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 6:21AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 6:39AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:00AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:42AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 11:15AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 11:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 12:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.77 ft at 1:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:12PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 4:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:21PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:12PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 1 ft at 7:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:51PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 9:12PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 9:33PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 9:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.41 ft at 9:57PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 10:18PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.18 ft at 10:42PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 10:57PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 11:21PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.08 ft at 11:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.13 ft at 11:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: -0.24 ft at 12:21AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.34 ft at 12:54AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.44 ft at 1:27AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.45 ft at 1:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.49 ft at 3:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.34 ft at 4:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.24 ft at 5:06AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.13 ft at 5:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 5:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 5:42AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:18AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:33AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 6:48AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:03AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 8:54AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 1 ft at 9:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.89 ft at 11:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 11:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:57PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.66 ft at 1:42PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 3:36PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:36PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:42PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 6:18PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:42PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:57PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 1.13 ft at 7:36PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 9:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 9:21PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.82 ft at 9:36PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:06PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 10:42PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 11:03PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 11:18PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.25 ft at 11:36PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.22 ft at 11:39PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.11 ft at 11:57PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:18AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.09 ft at 12:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 1:12AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.3 ft at 1:42AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.4 ft at 2:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.5 ft at 3:12AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.52 ft at 3:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.39 ft at 5:33AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.39 ft at 5:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.27 ft at 5:54AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.15 ft at 6:12AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 6:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 6:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 6:54AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:09AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 7:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:39AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 7:54AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:12AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:39AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 9:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 9:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:36AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 12:39PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 1:12PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.64 ft at 1:36PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 1:39PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.69 ft at 3:36PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.53 ft at 4:09PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.64 ft at 5:18PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:36PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:39PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.86 ft at 6:12PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 6:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 1.06 ft at 6:48PM Aug 13, 2022Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:26PM Aug 13, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.06 ft at 6:48 PM CDT 13-Aug-2022. 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

River Stage
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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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