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West Fork Calcasieu River at Gahgan Boat Launch Stage (ft)Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:18PM Jan 11, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:36PM Jan 11, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 9:54PM Jan 11, 2022Observed: 0.52 ft at 10:36PM Jan 11, 2022Observed: 0.59 ft at 11:39PM Jan 11, 2022Observed: 0.63 ft at 12:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.69 ft at 1:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 2:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.79 ft at 4:18AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.79 ft at 4:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.71 ft at 6:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:57AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.57 ft at 8:12AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 9:18AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:27AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:36AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.27 ft at 11:42AM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 12:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.17 ft at 1:21PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 3:09PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 4:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 5:06PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.46 ft at 6:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 6:51PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.56 ft at 8:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.57 ft at 8:45PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:36PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.68 ft at 11:27PM Jan 12, 2022Observed: 0.73 ft at 12:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.57 ft at 7:09AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 8:06AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 8:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.37 ft at 9:06AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.27 ft at 10:06AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:24AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:36AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 11:33AM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.17 ft at 12:09PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.16 ft at 12:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.06 ft at 1:12PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 4:12PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 4:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 7:33PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 8:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 10:36PM Jan 13, 2022Observed: 0.53 ft at 12:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 12:45AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.56 ft at 2:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.53 ft at 6:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 7:15AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.56 ft at 7:24AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 8:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:27AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 10:03AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 10:36AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.23 ft at 11:06AM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 12:06PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 12:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 2:27PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: -0.02 ft at 2:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 3:57PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.16 ft at 4:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 4:48PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 5:27PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:30PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:33PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:15PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:36PM Jan 14, 2022Observed: 0.75 ft at 12:06AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:36AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:24AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.86 ft at 2:36AM Jan 15, 2022Highest Observation: 0.93 ft at 4:36AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.88 ft at 6:36AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:09AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.7 ft at 8:36AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:03AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 10:03AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:36AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.44 ft at 11:09AM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:33PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.24 ft at 12:42PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.12 ft at 2:00PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 2:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:06PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.08 ft at 3:57PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.13 ft at 4:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.19 ft at 5:12PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.06 ft at 5:24PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.07 ft at 6:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: -0.03 ft at 8:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.01 ft at 10:36PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:48PM Jan 15, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 12:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.12 ft at 4:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.14 ft at 6:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 6:39AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:57AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: -0.06 ft at 7:00AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 7:15AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 7:21AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.13 ft at 8:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 10:36AM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.18 ft at 12:27PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.17 ft at 12:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.21 ft at 4:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.23 ft at 6:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.24 ft at 8:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.26 ft at 10:36PM Jan 16, 2022Observed: 0.27 ft at 12:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:24AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.28 ft at 2:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 4:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.31 ft at 6:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.32 ft at 8:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.32 ft at 10:36AM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.33 ft at 12:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 2:00PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 2:03PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.31 ft at 2:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 4:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.34 ft at 6:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.35 ft at 8:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.37 ft at 10:36PM Jan 17, 2022Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 1:27AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.42 ft at 2:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.48 ft at 4:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:09AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 6:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.4 ft at 10:36AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.3 ft at 11:39AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.15 ft at 1:27PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:54PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.05 ft at 4:06PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.09 ft at 4:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: -0.04 ft at 6:36PM Jan 18, 2022CPPJCGHL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:38PM Jan 18, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: -0.04 ft at 6:36 PM CST 18-Jan-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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