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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 5:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:12PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 7:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:27PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:24PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.62 ft at 10:06PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 10:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 11:06PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 11:36PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:18AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.1 ft at 1:27AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 3:30AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 3:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 3:57AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:30AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 5:18AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 5:57AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 6:21AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:54AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 7:24AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:57AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 9:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 10:54AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 11:36AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 11:54AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 12:30PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 1:24PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:39PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 2:42PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:48PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:51PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:54PM Sep 19, 2021Highest Observation: 1.87 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:24PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.61 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 3:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:42PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 3:48PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 3:57PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 4:09PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 4:33PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 5:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 5:39PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 6:12PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 9:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:39PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 10:09PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 10:33PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 11:03PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 11:36PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 11:39PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 0.5 ft at 12:03AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:39AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.33 ft at 3:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.4 ft at 3:48AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.51 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:42AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:06AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.04 ft at 6:30AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:09AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:51AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 9:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.04 ft at 11:36AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:24PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 1:09PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.77 ft at 1:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 2:06PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 3:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 4:42PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 5:18PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 5:57PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:09PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 7:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 9:12PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 9:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.95 ft at 9:48PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 10:21PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 11:09PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.59 ft at 11:36PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 11:48PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 12:24AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.34 ft at 1:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:42AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 3:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.32 ft at 5:09AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.39 ft at 5:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 5:48AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.55 ft at 6:18AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:48AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 8:18AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:24AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:06AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 11:36AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.55 ft at 11:42AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.45 ft at 12:21PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.34 ft at 1:09PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.33 ft at 1:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:24PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 3:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.35 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.46 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 5:42PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:09PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:57PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.97 ft at 7:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 7:42PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 11:09PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.79 ft at 11:33PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.79 ft at 11:36PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 0.68 ft at 12:03AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 12:24AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:54AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.25 ft at 1:39AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.14 ft at 2:27AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.03 ft at 2:48AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.08 ft at 3:27AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.09 ft at 3:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.18 ft at 4:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.28 ft at 5:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.21 ft at 7:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.2 ft at 7:42AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 9:15AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.34 ft at 9:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.4 ft at 9:54AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.51 ft at 10:27AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.61 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.68 ft at 11:36AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.71 ft at 11:42AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.82 ft at 12:27PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.97 ft at 1:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -1.04 ft at 1:54PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -1.06 ft at 3:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -1.07 ft at 5:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.94 ft at 5:51PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.82 ft at 6:15PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.71 ft at 6:39PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.6 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.48 ft at 7:21PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.42 ft at 7:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.37 ft at 7:45PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.27 ft at 8:06PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.16 ft at 8:21PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: -0.04 ft at 8:39PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.07 ft at 8:57PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.18 ft at 9:18PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.16 ft at 9:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.28 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.33 ft at 11:36PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 0.18 ft at 12:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.06 ft at 1:12AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.03 ft at 1:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: -0.04 ft at 1:54AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: -0.15 ft at 2:54AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: -0.2 ft at 3:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: -0.05 ft at 5:18AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.06 ft at 5:48AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 6:12AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:03AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:27AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:27AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 9:09AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 11:36AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:12PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.41 ft at 1:21PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.37 ft at 1:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 1:57PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 2:33PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.1 ft at 3:21PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.08 ft at 3:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 5:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 5:45PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:18PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:42PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 7:06PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:30PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:57PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 8:24PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:03PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:51PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 1.09 ft at 11:36PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 0.95 ft at 1:15AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 1:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:48AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:21AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 3:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 5:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 6:54AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:12AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 9:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:57AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 11:36AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 11:42AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 12:33PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.32 ft at 1:09PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.21 ft at 2:12PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:42PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.03 ft at 3:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: -0.02 ft at 4:06PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: -0.06 ft at 5:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:27PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 7:09PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:57PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.53 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:54PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:15PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 9:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:48PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 10:42PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:24PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:36PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:51AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.87 ft at 3:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 3:42AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:15AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.77 ft at 7:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 11:36AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.55 ft at 11:51AM Sep 25, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 12:27PM Sep 25, 2021Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:39PM Sep 25, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.44 ft at 12:27 PM CDT 25-Sep-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

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
Other Not Available Not Available  
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