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Bayou Lacassine at Lorrain Park Stage (ft)Observed: -0.78 ft at 2:15AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.77 ft at 4:15AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.78 ft at 6:15AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.82 ft at 8:15AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.83 ft at 10:15AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.77 ft at 12:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.74 ft at 2:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.74 ft at 4:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.72 ft at 6:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.7 ft at 7:09PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.71 ft at 8:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.7 ft at 10:15PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: -0.69 ft at 12:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.68 ft at 2:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.65 ft at 4:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.65 ft at 6:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.65 ft at 8:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.62 ft at 10:15AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.59 ft at 10:54AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.56 ft at 12:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.55 ft at 2:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.53 ft at 4:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.54 ft at 6:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.6 ft at 8:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.6 ft at 10:15PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: -0.55 ft at 12:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.55 ft at 2:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.56 ft at 4:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.52 ft at 6:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.49 ft at 7:27AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.45 ft at 8:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.38 ft at 9:24AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.35 ft at 10:15AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.33 ft at 12:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.31 ft at 2:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.28 ft at 2:42PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.28 ft at 4:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.31 ft at 6:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.18 ft at 7:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.13 ft at 8:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: -0.07 ft at 9:57PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:12PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:15PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 0.13 ft at 11:51PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.24 ft at 12:24AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.23 ft at 2:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.27 ft at 4:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.34 ft at 8:12AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.34 ft at 8:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.38 ft at 10:15AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.42 ft at 12:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.44 ft at 12:48PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.44 ft at 2:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.46 ft at 4:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:48PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.55 ft at 8:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.56 ft at 10:15PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.65 ft at 12:48AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.65 ft at 2:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.66 ft at 4:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.69 ft at 8:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.7 ft at 10:15AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.71 ft at 12:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.73 ft at 2:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:48PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.75 ft at 4:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.77 ft at 8:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:15PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:15AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 2:15AM Dec 03, 2023Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 4:15AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 6:15AM Dec 03, 2023Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 8:15AM Dec 03, 2023Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2023Highest Observation: 0.8 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.79 ft at 6:15PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:15PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:15PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 0.76 ft at 12:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.73 ft at 6:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.7 ft at 10:15AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.69 ft at 12:15PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.67 ft at 2:15PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:39PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:15PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:15PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.62 ft at 8:15PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 0.61 ft at 10:15PM Dec 04, 2023Calcasieu ParishCLHL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (12:39AM Dec 5, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.61 ft at 10:15 PM CST 4-Dec-2023. Flood Stage is 4 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: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Bayou Lacassine at Lorrain Park. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Currently none available.

Recent Crests
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7 Several homes are threatened around the community of Hayes. In Jefferson Davis Parish several homes become flooded or threatened due to back-water flooding.
6 Highway 101 north of Hayes subject to closing.
5 Water begins crossing Highway 101 north of Hayes.
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Latitude: 30.130000° N, Longitude: 92.907500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 4 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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