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West Fork Calcasieu River at Gahgan Boat Launch Stage (ft)Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:03PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:18PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:54PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:30PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:36PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.34 ft at 12:12AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 1:03AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 1:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 1:51AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:21AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.25 ft at 5:42AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.36 ft at 6:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 6:15AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:30AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:48AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:06AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:27AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:45AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:21AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 11:36AM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:54PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 2:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:18PM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 6:24PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.12 ft at 9:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:06PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:36PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 11:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:54AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:27AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 5:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:57AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:54AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.13 ft at 8:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:42AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:09AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:42AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:18AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:36AM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:12PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:09PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:06PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 5:18PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 9:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:51PM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:36PM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:51PM May 12, 2021Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:48AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:39AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 2:27AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.41 ft at 3:27AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.4 ft at 3:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 4:48AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 5:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:06AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 7:33AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 7:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:54AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:03AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:33AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:12AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:36AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:48AM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:36PM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:51AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:48AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:48AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:54AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 5:12AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 5:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:03AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:39AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:27AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:36AM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:03PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:03PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.45 ft at 11:36PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:51PM May 14, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:18AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.09 ft at 3:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 4:33AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 7:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:09AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:48AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:36AM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:03PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:39PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:33PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:36PM May 15, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:12AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:48AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:18AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.14 ft at 5:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:09AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:48AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:33AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.57 ft at 11:12AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:36AM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:03PM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:54PM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.91 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:33PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3.03 ft at 11:09PM May 16, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 11:36PM May 16, 2021Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:12AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:27AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:36AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:36AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:39AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:36AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:36AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.71 ft at 9:36AM May 17, 2021Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:27AM May 17, 2021Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:27PM May 17, 2021Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:48PM May 17, 2021Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:24PM May 17, 2021Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:36PM May 17, 2021Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:06PM May 17, 2021Observed: 4.12 ft at 3:06PM May 17, 2021Highest Observation: 4.13 ft at 3:36PM May 17, 2021CPPJCGHL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:39PM May 17, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.13 ft at 3:36 PM CDT 17-May-2021. 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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