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Choupique Bayou at Dave Dugas Road Stage (ft)Observed: 0.7 ft at 11:34AM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 11:51AM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.57 ft at 12:50PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 1:45PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 2:34PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.28 ft at 3:14PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 4:01PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.08 ft at 4:45PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 5:30PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: -0.12 ft at 6:28PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 8:23PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:40PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 8:58PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.28 ft at 9:16PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:37PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 10:05PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.57 ft at 11:06PM Jan 14, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 11:51PM Jan 14, 2020Highest Observation: 0.72 ft at 1:57AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:43AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 4:48AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:02AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:29AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 10:35AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:51AM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 1:21PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 2:07PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 2:55PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 3:44PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.14 ft at 4:29PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.04 ft at 5:14PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: -0.06 ft at 6:02PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: -0.16 ft at 7:03PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: -0.06 ft at 8:30PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:54PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.14 ft at 9:14PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 9:35PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 9:59PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 10:34PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 11:42PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 11:51PM Jan 15, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 1:07AM Jan 16, 2020Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCCDL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:39AM Jan 21, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.64 ft at 1:07 AM CST 16-Jan-2020. Flood Stage is 5 ft
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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 Choupique Bayou at Dave Dugas Road. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 6
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.15 ft on 01/14/2016
(2) 7.80 ft on 08/30/2017
(3) 7.02 ft on 09/21/2013
(4) 5.75 ft on 06/27/2014
(5) 5.08 ft on 12/08/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.08 ft on 12/08/2018
(2) 7.80 ft on 08/30/2017
(3) 13.15 ft on 01/14/2016
(4) 5.00 ft on 04/18/2015
(5) 5.75 ft on 06/27/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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Latitude: 30.168611° N, Longitude: 93.426944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 5 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
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