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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:36PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 8:12PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 8:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:27PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 11:36PM May 30, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 1:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:33AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.58 ft at 3:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 5:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 5:42AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 6:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: -0.14 ft at 9:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: -0.03 ft at 11:36AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:57AM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.13 ft at 12:39PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 1:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 2:18PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 2:48PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 3:36PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:36PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 7:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 7:36PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 8:54PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 10:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 11:36PM May 31, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:18AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:36AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 2:06AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:39AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 5:36AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.57 ft at 6:42AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 7:33AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 7:36AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 8:12AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 8:57AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.16 ft at 9:51AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.06 ft at 10:48AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.05 ft at 11:36AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.17 ft at 12:48PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:24PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:36PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:51PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 2:12PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:51PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.71 ft at 3:18PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 3:36PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 3:51PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:18PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 5:36PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 6:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:12PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 7:36PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 7:42PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 8:12PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 8:48PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.15 ft at 10:12PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:51PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:36PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: -0.06 ft at 11:54PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 1:36AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.03 ft at 1:57AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.14 ft at 2:27AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 2:54AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 3:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 4:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:09AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:36AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 5:42AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:36AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 9:36AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 10:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 11:03AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.29 ft at 11:36AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.25 ft at 12:09PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:36PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:57PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 2:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 3:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:06PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:51PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 5:36PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 7:36PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:48PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 8:33PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 9:06PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:36PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.33 ft at 9:54PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.23 ft at 10:39PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.12 ft at 10:57PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 11:24PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:36PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: -0.1 ft at 12:42AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: -0.07 ft at 1:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 2:06AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.1 ft at 2:33AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:57AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 3:21AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 3:42AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 4:06AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:33AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:57AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:21AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 5:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 5:48AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 6:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 10:06AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 10:54AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:36AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 11:57AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 12:39PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 1:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 2:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 3:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 3:48PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 4:39PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 5:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:18PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:24PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 6:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:42PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:51PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:33PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.48 ft at 7:57PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.37 ft at 8:09PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.25 ft at 8:21PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 8:33PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 8:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:57PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:12PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:33PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 9:54PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 10:12PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 10:39PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 11:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:36PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.14 ft at 11:39PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 0.03 ft at 12:21AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: -0.08 ft at 1:18AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: -0.09 ft at 1:36AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:12AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:33AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:36AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 3:48AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 4:06AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 4:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:51AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:15AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:36AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.78 ft at 5:39AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:03AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 6:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 7:00AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:33AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:36AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:36AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 12:57PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 1:24PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 3:51PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 3:57PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.53 ft at 4:00PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:03PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.76 ft at 4:06PM Jun 04, 2020Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 4:12PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:36PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:42PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:51PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 5:00PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.34 ft at 5:18PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:36PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:54PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:24PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:06PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.97 ft at 7:36PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 7:57PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:27PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:36PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.29 ft at 11:06PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 11:33PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 11:36PM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 0.07 ft at 12:03AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 12:39AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.12 ft at 1:18AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.17 ft at 1:36AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.23 ft at 1:57AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.25 ft at 3:36AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: -0.12 ft at 4:06AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:45AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 5:03AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:21AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 5:36AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 5:39AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:57AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:15AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:39AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:06AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 7:33AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 7:36AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 8:00AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:45AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 11:36AM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 12:09PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 1:09PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 1:36PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:36PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 5:36PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 6:45PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:36PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 8:06PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:42PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:06PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:51PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 10:21PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.31 ft at 11:00PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.22 ft at 11:33PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.22 ft at 11:36PM Jun 05, 2020Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:09AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 12:39AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.1 ft at 12:57AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.15 ft at 1:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.21 ft at 1:51AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.33 ft at 3:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.21 ft at 4:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: -0.1 ft at 5:00AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 5:21AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.11 ft at 5:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.23 ft at 5:54AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.32 ft at 6:12AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:33AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 6:54AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:15AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 7:39AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:00AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 8:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 9:12AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.18 ft at 9:39AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:36AM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:36PM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:36PM Jun 06, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 5:36PM Jun 06, 2020Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:09PM Jun 6, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.13 ft at 5:36 PM CDT 6-Jun-2020. 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
Vertical Datum Elevation
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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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