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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:53AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 6:39AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 7:09AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:38AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 8:14AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:18AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:43AM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:02PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:19PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:07PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:22PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 2:02PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 2:40PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:59PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 3:22PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 3:53PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 4:54PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 7:55PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 8:43PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:07PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:35PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 11:06PM Sep 17, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:09AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 12:51AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 1:20AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 1:41AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:07AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 3:53AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 4:33AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:12AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:44AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:06AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:21AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:42AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:32AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:44AM Sep 18, 2019Highest Observation: 2.12 ft at 9:58AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:20AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:35AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 10:50AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:10AM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.55 ft at 12:32PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.45 ft at 1:26PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 2:01PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:16PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:31PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 3:18PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:45PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 3:53PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:44PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.51 ft at 6:02PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 7:06PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 7:58PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 8:52PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 9:41PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 9:57PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:31PM Sep 18, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:01AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:31AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:53AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 4:23AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:08AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:39AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 6:57AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 7:21AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:02AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:44AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:11AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:33AM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:44PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:04PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:23PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 1:43PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:21PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 3:53PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 4:32PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:03PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 5:43PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.61 ft at 7:11PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.71 ft at 9:44PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 10:35PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 10:59PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 11:22PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 11:51PM Sep 19, 2019Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:34AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.31 ft at 1:27AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 2:16AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 3:53AM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:03PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:44PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 3:03PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:40PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 3:53PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 5:13PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 6:42PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 9:35PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 10:08PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:31PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:17PM Sep 20, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 12:14AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:53AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:34AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:59AM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:01PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 1:19PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 2:20PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 3:02PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 3:53PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:37PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.05 ft at 5:03PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 6:08PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 6:48PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:11PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:41PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 10:05PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:53PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 11:12PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:14AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 12:35AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:03AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:34AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:06AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:53AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:04AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:31AM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:56PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:45PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:23PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:44PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:53PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 4:16PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 4:49PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 5:46PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 6:58PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:41PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:18PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:18PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:53PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 11:50PM Sep 22, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 12:07AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:26AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 12:44AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:01AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 1:17AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:34AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 2:08AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:41AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:02AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:23AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:53AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:28AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:40AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:09AM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:17PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 3:43PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 3:53PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 4:30PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 5:42PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:13PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:59PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:42PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:16PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.68 ft at 9:02PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.58 ft at 9:52PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.48 ft at 10:34PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.35 ft at 10:49PM Sep 23, 2019Observed: 0.45 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 0.55 ft at 12:17AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 12:33AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:48AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:03AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:18AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:33AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 1.27 ft at 2:03AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:19AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:35AM Sep 24, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:56AM Sep 24, 2019Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:38AM Sep 24, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.57 ft at 2:56 AM CDT 24-Sep-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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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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