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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 3:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:51AM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:39AM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:12AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 7:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:57AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 8:48AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 9:27AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 9:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:48AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:54AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 10:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 10:18AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 10:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 11:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 11:36AM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 1:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 1:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 2:09PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 2:39PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:03PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:27PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:51PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.44 ft at 4:21PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:51PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:21PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:24PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:51PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:33PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:27PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:36PM May 06, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:51AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 1:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:33AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:27AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:57AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:48AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 7:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:48AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:27AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:06AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:42AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:36AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 11:48AM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.4 ft at 2:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:48PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:24PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:51PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:12PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:39PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:09PM May 07, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 9:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:48PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:24PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.4 ft at 11:09PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 11:36PM May 07, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 1:24AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 1:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.4 ft at 2:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:09AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:21AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:48AM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 8:57AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:18AM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:57AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:36AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:39PM May 08, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:42PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:12PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:48PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.85 ft at 4:27PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:12PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:24PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:09PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:36PM May 08, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:12AM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:54AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:57AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:24AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:51AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:21AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:54AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.75 ft at 7:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.86 ft at 7:51AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.61 ft at 9:54AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:27AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:03AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:42AM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:12PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:42PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:39PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:09PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:30PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:12PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:45PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 11:09PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:36PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.42 ft at 11:51PM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:00AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 1:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.42 ft at 3:18AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.56 ft at 3:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:57AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:33AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:57AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:12AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:45AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:24AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:54AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:03AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:36AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:54AM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:42PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:33PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 3:03PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:48PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:21PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 11:15PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 11:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 11:57PM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:48AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:33AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:03AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:03AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 4:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:57AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:18AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 5:33AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 5:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:48AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:03AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:24AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:06AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:33AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:57AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:33AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:39AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:18PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 4:27PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:06PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:09PM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:21PM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 3.75 ft at 8:33PM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:39PM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 4.84 ft at 8:48PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:51PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:54PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.09 ft at 9:12PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.55 ft at 9:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:18PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.22 ft at 9:21PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 9:24PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.8 ft at 9:30PM May 11, 2021Highest Observation: 10.89 ft at 9:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 10:06PM May 11, 2021Observed: 10.15 ft at 10:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.87 ft at 10:21PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 9.3 ft at 10:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.95 ft at 10:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:54PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.35 ft at 11:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:06PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.82 ft at 11:12PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.54 ft at 11:18PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:24PM May 11, 2021Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 11:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:42PM May 11, 2021Observed: 6.2 ft at 11:48PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:54PM May 11, 2021Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:06AM May 12, 2021Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:12AM May 12, 2021Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:21AM May 12, 2021Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 12:39AM May 12, 2021Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:48AM May 12, 2021Observed: 3.8 ft at 1:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:12AM May 12, 2021Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:24AM May 12, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:51AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:09AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:27AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 2:54AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 3:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.15 ft at 3:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.08 ft at 3:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: -0.02 ft at 4:27AM May 12, 2021Observed: -0.02 ft at 5:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:03AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 6:24AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:39AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 7:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:33AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 8:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:24AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 8:27AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 9:12AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 9:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 10:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.97 ft at 12:33PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 1:12PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:21PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 2:54PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:33PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 3:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.34 ft at 4:27PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 5:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.33 ft at 7:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.23 ft at 8:03PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.16 ft at 9:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.13 ft at 9:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: -0.08 ft at 11:12PM May 12, 2021Observed: -0.17 ft at 11:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: -0.18 ft at 11:39PM May 12, 2021Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:39AM May 13, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: -0.18 ft at 11:39 PM CDT 12-May-2021. 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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