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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: -0.99 ft at 12:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 2:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.91 ft at 4:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.8 ft at 4:54PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.69 ft at 5:24PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.58 ft at 5:39PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.47 ft at 5:57PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.37 ft at 6:27PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.34 ft at 6:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.26 ft at 6:57PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.13 ft at 7:24PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.01 ft at 7:54PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:27PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.1 ft at 8:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.19 ft at 9:00PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.29 ft at 9:45PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 10:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.29 ft at 12:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 2:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 3:00AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:03AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.57 ft at 4:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.6 ft at 4:42AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 6:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:06AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 8:03AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.19 ft at 8:24AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 8:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 8:45AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.01 ft at 9:06AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.11 ft at 9:27AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 9:48AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 10:12AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.4 ft at 10:36AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.42 ft at 10:42AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.54 ft at 11:15AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.65 ft at 12:03PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.67 ft at 12:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.75 ft at 1:06PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.65 ft at 2:24PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.66 ft at 2:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.61 ft at 4:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.54 ft at 5:18PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.44 ft at 5:42PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 6:03PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 6:24PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.16 ft at 6:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.12 ft at 6:42PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 7:03PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:27PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.22 ft at 7:39PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 8:12PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 9:21PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 10:36PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 0.58 ft at 12:36AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:42AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.16 ft at 12:48AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:51AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:54AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:57AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2022Highest Observation: 1.84 ft at 1:06AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:27AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:33AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:39AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.39 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:54AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:06AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:21AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:36AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 4:36PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 6:36PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 8:36PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 10:36PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: -0.88 ft at 12:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.82 ft at 12:51AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.85 ft at 2:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.85 ft at 4:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.72 ft at 5:33AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.6 ft at 6:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.61 ft at 8:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.7 ft at 10:12AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.73 ft at 10:36AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.8 ft at 11:09AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.91 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -1 ft at 12:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 2:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 4:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 6:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -1.01 ft at 7:21PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.9 ft at 7:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.77 ft at 7:51PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.66 ft at 8:06PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.56 ft at 8:21PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.47 ft at 8:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.44 ft at 8:39PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.33 ft at 8:57PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 9:27PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.17 ft at 10:36PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.11 ft at 11:09PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 12:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.21 ft at 12:39AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 1:21AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.42 ft at 2:12AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.46 ft at 2:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 2:57AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.64 ft at 3:39AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.72 ft at 4:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.74 ft at 4:57AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.63 ft at 6:18AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.57 ft at 6:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.51 ft at 6:51AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.4 ft at 7:54AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.33 ft at 8:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.29 ft at 8:45AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.27 ft at 10:36AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.39 ft at 11:45AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.5 ft at 12:18PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.56 ft at 12:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.62 ft at 12:51PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.72 ft at 1:21PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.83 ft at 1:48PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.95 ft at 2:15PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.99 ft at 2:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -1 ft at 4:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.97 ft at 6:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.84 ft at 6:57PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.71 ft at 7:21PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.61 ft at 7:42PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.49 ft at 8:00PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.38 ft at 8:24PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.33 ft at 8:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.27 ft at 8:42PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.16 ft at 9:03PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: -0.05 ft at 9:24PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 9:57PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 0.11 ft at 10:36PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 12:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.04 ft at 1:15AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.15 ft at 1:48AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.25 ft at 2:18AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.3 ft at 2:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.36 ft at 2:51AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.46 ft at 3:21AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.56 ft at 4:03AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.6 ft at 4:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.54 ft at 6:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.45 ft at 6:57AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.35 ft at 7:12AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 8:03AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 8:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.1 ft at 9:30AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.09 ft at 10:36AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.22 ft at 11:48AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 12:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 1:45PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 2:18PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.54 ft at 2:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.63 ft at 3:30PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.6 ft at 4:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 5:27PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.42 ft at 5:57PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 6:27PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.31 ft at 6:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.21 ft at 7:00PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.11 ft at 7:21PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.01 ft at 8:27PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: -0.01 ft at 8:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:18PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:06PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 0.17 ft at 10:36PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 12:36AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:48AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0 ft at 2:18AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.06 ft at 2:36AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.11 ft at 2:45AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.21 ft at 3:21AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.32 ft at 3:51AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.43 ft at 4:24AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.45 ft at 4:36AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 5:09AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.63 ft at 6:21AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.64 ft at 6:36AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.53 ft at 7:06AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:36PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 4:36PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 5:39PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.14 ft at 6:36PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.18 ft at 6:54PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.12 ft at 8:36PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 8:54PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:18PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.13 ft at 9:39PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.23 ft at 10:12PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.35 ft at 10:33PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.35 ft at 10:36PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.45 ft at 10:51PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.55 ft at 11:12PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:42PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:15AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 12:36AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 12:42AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 2:36AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:51AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:21AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:48AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 4:21AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.39 ft at 4:36AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 4:51AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:12AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0.1 ft at 5:39AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: 0 ft at 6:09AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: -0.06 ft at 6:36AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: -0.1 ft at 6:48AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: -0.2 ft at 8:06AM Jan 25, 2022Observed: -0.24 ft at 8:36AM Jan 25, 2022Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (11:08AM Jan 25, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: -0.24 ft at 8:36 AM CST 25-Jan-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
Reference Frame
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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