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West Fork Calcasieu River at Gahgan Boat Launch Stage (ft)Observed: 0.84 ft at 8:33PM Aug 03, 2022Observed: 0.78 ft at 9:36PM Aug 03, 2022Observed: 0.82 ft at 11:36PM Aug 03, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 1:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 3:09AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 5:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:18AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.85 ft at 11:36AM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 1:00PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 1:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 4:51PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.78 ft at 5:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:06PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 7:24PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 7:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 8:33PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 9:48PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.49 ft at 11:36PM Aug 04, 2022Observed: 0.53 ft at 12:30AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 1:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 2:15AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.69 ft at 3:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:18AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.78 ft at 5:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 6:27AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 7:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 9:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 11:36AM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:24PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 1:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 1.01 ft at 3:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 5:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:54PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 6:54PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.68 ft at 7:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 8:12PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:33PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.55 ft at 11:36PM Aug 05, 2022Observed: 0.61 ft at 1:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 1:45AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:15AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.83 ft at 4:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 5:57AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 7:24AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.03 ft at 7:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.12 ft at 9:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:39AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:36AM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:39PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 3:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:12PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:21PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:39PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 8:48PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 1 ft at 9:00PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 9:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.87 ft at 9:57PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 10:03PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:36PM Aug 06, 2022Observed: 0.93 ft at 1:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.01 ft at 3:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 4:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:06AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.26 ft at 11:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:42PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 3:09PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.29 ft at 3:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.15 ft at 6:03PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:06PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 1.02 ft at 7:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:09PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.97 ft at 11:36PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 0.95 ft at 1:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 5:18AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 5:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.17 ft at 7:00AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 7:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:21AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 11:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.36 ft at 5:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.21 ft at 7:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 8:03PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:12PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 9:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:36PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 6:09AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 8:18AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.31 ft at 9:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.35 ft at 11:36AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:27PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.47 ft at 3:36PM Aug 09, 2022Highest Observation: 1.5 ft at 4:09PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.46 ft at 5:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:33PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:54PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 9:06PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 9:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:36PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:48AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.36 ft at 9:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.39 ft at 10:15AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.4 ft at 11:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.27 ft at 2:18PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.31 ft at 3:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.38 ft at 4:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.41 ft at 5:36PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 1.43 ft at 7:36PM Aug 10, 2022CPPJCGHL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (8:24PM Aug 10, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.43 ft at 7:36 PM CDT 10-Aug-2022. Flood Stage is 3.2 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the West Fork Calcasieu River at Gahgan Boat Launch. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8.22
Moderate Flood Stage: 6.22
Flood Stage: 3.2
Action Stage: 1.78
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Latitude: 30.299178° N, Longitude: 93.250514° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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