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Contraband Bayou at Common Street Stage (ft)Observed: -2.11 ft at 12:48AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.15 ft at 2:36AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.34 ft at 3:27AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.59 ft at 4:21AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.66 ft at 4:36AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.82 ft at 5:09AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.84 ft at 6:36AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.73 ft at 8:36AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.64 ft at 10:36AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.59 ft at 11:12AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.36 ft at 11:57AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -2.08 ft at 12:15PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -1.85 ft at 12:33PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -1.85 ft at 12:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -1.6 ft at 12:54PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -1.32 ft at 1:15PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -1.07 ft at 1:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.81 ft at 2:00PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.56 ft at 2:33PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.56 ft at 2:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 3:00PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.03 ft at 4:03PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 0.1 ft at 4:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 0.08 ft at 6:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.03 ft at 8:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.1 ft at 10:36PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 11:12PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: -0.14 ft at 12:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.35 ft at 2:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.53 ft at 3:21AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 4:06AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.9 ft at 4:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.02 ft at 4:48AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.27 ft at 5:33AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.5 ft at 6:09AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.62 ft at 6:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.76 ft at 6:54AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.99 ft at 7:45AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -2.22 ft at 8:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -2.22 ft at 8:39AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -2.47 ft at 9:51AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -2.45 ft at 10:36AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -2.24 ft at 11:15AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.99 ft at 12:21PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.94 ft at 12:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.76 ft at 12:51PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.53 ft at 1:15PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.27 ft at 1:42PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.04 ft at 2:06PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 2:18PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 2:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.53 ft at 2:51PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 3:06PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.05 ft at 4:03PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 4:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 0.26 ft at 6:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.03 ft at 8:00PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.23 ft at 8:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.28 ft at 8:42PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.53 ft at 9:45PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.72 ft at 10:36PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.77 ft at 10:39PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.02 ft at 11:15PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 11:27PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: -1.04 ft at 12:06AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.04 ft at 12:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.14 ft at 2:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.32 ft at 3:12AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:33AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.81 ft at 5:06AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.06 ft at 5:30AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.31 ft at 6:24AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.38 ft at 6:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.57 ft at 6:54AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.82 ft at 7:24AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -3.05 ft at 8:00AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -3.28 ft at 8:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -3.19 ft at 10:36AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -3.05 ft at 11:39AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.96 ft at 12:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.82 ft at 1:12PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.57 ft at 1:39PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.29 ft at 2:03PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -2.06 ft at 2:27PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.99 ft at 2:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.81 ft at 2:51PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.53 ft at 3:12PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -1.25 ft at 3:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.95 ft at 4:06PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 4:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.7 ft at 4:39PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.47 ft at 5:18PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.35 ft at 6:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.21 ft at 7:09PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.42 ft at 8:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.47 ft at 8:51PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.65 ft at 10:36PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.7 ft at 11:12PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: -0.93 ft at 12:27AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.9 ft at 12:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.11 ft at 2:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.16 ft at 2:48AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.39 ft at 3:51AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.64 ft at 4:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.9 ft at 5:21AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.13 ft at 5:57AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.36 ft at 6:27AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.41 ft at 6:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.59 ft at 7:00AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.84 ft at 7:45AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -3.1 ft at 8:24AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -3.14 ft at 8:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.94 ft at 10:36AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.87 ft at 11:12AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.73 ft at 12:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.61 ft at 1:03PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.36 ft at 1:24PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -2.13 ft at 1:45PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.87 ft at 2:00PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.6 ft at 2:15PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.39 ft at 2:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.34 ft at 2:39PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -1.11 ft at 2:57PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.83 ft at 3:18PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.6 ft at 3:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.37 ft at 4:00PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.12 ft at 4:24PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: -0.03 ft at 4:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.1 ft at 4:48PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 5:15PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.59 ft at 6:12PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:51PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 10:00PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:36PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:30AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.68 ft at 2:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 3:27AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 5:00AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.08 ft at 5:51AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.14 ft at 6:24AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.21 ft at 6:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.4 ft at 6:57AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.63 ft at 7:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.86 ft at 8:03AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.09 ft at 8:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.11 ft at 8:39AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.34 ft at 9:09AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.6 ft at 9:48AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.78 ft at 10:36AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.83 ft at 10:42AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -2.08 ft at 11:30AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -2.17 ft at 12:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.81 ft at 1:42PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.55 ft at 2:03PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.32 ft at 2:27PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.23 ft at 2:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -1.07 ft at 2:45PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.83 ft at 3:03PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.58 ft at 3:21PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 3:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: -0.05 ft at 4:00PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 4:21PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.36 ft at 4:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:48PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:15PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 5:42PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 6:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:27PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 8:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:54PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.7 ft at 10:24PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 10:36PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.45 ft at 11:33PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 12:57AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 2:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.06 ft at 4:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0 ft at 4:45AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.23 ft at 5:33AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.47 ft at 6:18AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.56 ft at 6:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.72 ft at 7:00AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.95 ft at 7:42AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.18 ft at 8:12AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.39 ft at 8:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.44 ft at 8:42AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.69 ft at 9:21AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.92 ft at 9:51AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.15 ft at 10:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.15 ft at 10:36AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.41 ft at 11:18AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.64 ft at 12:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.71 ft at 12:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.64 ft at 2:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.41 ft at 2:54PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -2.11 ft at 3:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.83 ft at 3:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.6 ft at 3:42PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.32 ft at 3:57PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -1.04 ft at 4:15PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 4:33PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.79 ft at 4:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.56 ft at 4:54PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.3 ft at 5:18PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: -0.05 ft at 5:42PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.17 ft at 6:18PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 6:45PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.68 ft at 7:12PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.91 ft at 8:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.68 ft at 10:09PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:36PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 11:18PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 0.33 ft at 12:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:00AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.29 ft at 2:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:39AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.7 ft at 4:06AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 5:33AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.05 ft at 6:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:09AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.45 ft at 7:24AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 7:42AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0 ft at 8:15AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.12 ft at 8:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.26 ft at 9:06AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.49 ft at 9:33AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.77 ft at 10:06AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.9 ft at 10:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1 ft at 10:48AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.25 ft at 11:36AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.5 ft at 12:21PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.57 ft at 12:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.74 ft at 1:12PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.99 ft at 1:48PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -2.01 ft at 2:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.74 ft at 3:21PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.5 ft at 3:54PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.25 ft at 4:12PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -1.02 ft at 4:27PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.95 ft at 4:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.77 ft at 4:45PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.49 ft at 5:00PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.26 ft at 5:18PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: -0.03 ft at 5:33PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:51PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:27PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 6:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 6:57PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 7:27PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 8:21PM Feb 26, 2021Highest Observation: 1.3 ft at 8:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:36PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 11:18PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:06AM Feb 27, 2021Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCAL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:39AM Feb 27, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.75 ft at 12:06 AM CST 27-Feb-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)
Elevation information source
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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Lake Charles, LA 70607
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