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Bess Branch at Alligator Park Stage (ft)Observed: 18.21 ft at 12:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 1:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 2:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 2:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 4:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.32 ft at 5:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.33 ft at 5:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.33 ft at 6:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.34 ft at 6:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.35 ft at 7:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.36 ft at 7:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.37 ft at 8:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.4 ft at 9:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.4 ft at 9:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:05PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.42 ft at 10:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.44 ft at 11:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 18.46 ft at 12:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.46 ft at 12:20AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.47 ft at 12:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.47 ft at 1:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.5 ft at 2:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.51 ft at 3:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.52 ft at 3:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.54 ft at 4:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.54 ft at 4:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.55 ft at 5:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.56 ft at 5:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.57 ft at 5:40AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.57 ft at 6:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.58 ft at 6:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.59 ft at 7:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.6 ft at 7:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.6 ft at 8:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.6 ft at 8:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.6 ft at 9:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.61 ft at 9:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.62 ft at 10:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.63 ft at 10:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.65 ft at 11:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.67 ft at 12:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.66 ft at 1:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.69 ft at 2:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.7 ft at 3:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.72 ft at 4:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.73 ft at 5:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.73 ft at 6:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.77 ft at 8:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.78 ft at 9:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.79 ft at 10:05PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.79 ft at 10:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 18.81 ft at 1:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.82 ft at 1:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.82 ft at 2:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 2:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 3:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 3:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 4:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 4:35AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 5:05AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 5:35AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 6:35AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 7:05AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 7:35AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 18.84 ft at 8:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.82 ft at 10:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.81 ft at 11:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.81 ft at 12:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.77 ft at 2:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.77 ft at 3:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.77 ft at 3:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.75 ft at 4:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.75 ft at 4:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.74 ft at 5:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.66 ft at 9:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.63 ft at 10:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.6 ft at 11:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 18.56 ft at 12:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.52 ft at 2:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.49 ft at 3:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.46 ft at 3:25AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.45 ft at 4:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.43 ft at 4:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.39 ft at 5:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.35 ft at 6:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.33 ft at 7:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 7:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 8:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 8:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.23 ft at 9:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 10:40AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 11:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.08 ft at 12:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.04 ft at 12:55PM May 21, 2022Observed: 18.04 ft at 1:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.97 ft at 2:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.94 ft at 2:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.92 ft at 3:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.89 ft at 3:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.86 ft at 4:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.83 ft at 4:25PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.84 ft at 4:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.79 ft at 5:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.73 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.73 ft at 6:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.65 ft at 7:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.63 ft at 7:50PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.59 ft at 8:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.53 ft at 9:20PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.52 ft at 9:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.48 ft at 10:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 17.34 ft at 12:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.33 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.3 ft at 12:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.24 ft at 1:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.22 ft at 1:40AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.2 ft at 2:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.12 ft at 3:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.09 ft at 3:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.06 ft at 4:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.98 ft at 5:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.02 ft at 5:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17.01 ft at 6:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 17 ft at 6:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.99 ft at 7:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.98 ft at 7:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.97 ft at 8:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.94 ft at 9:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.93 ft at 9:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.92 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.91 ft at 10:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.89 ft at 10:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.86 ft at 11:05AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.84 ft at 11:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.82 ft at 12:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.79 ft at 12:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.77 ft at 1:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.74 ft at 1:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.72 ft at 1:55PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.72 ft at 2:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.69 ft at 2:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.66 ft at 3:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.6 ft at 4:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.57 ft at 4:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.53 ft at 5:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.5 ft at 5:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.45 ft at 6:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.43 ft at 7:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.4 ft at 7:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:40PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.38 ft at 8:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.35 ft at 8:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.32 ft at 9:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.29 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.29 ft at 9:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.27 ft at 10:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.24 ft at 10:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.21 ft at 11:05PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.19 ft at 11:20PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.18 ft at 11:35PM May 22, 2022Observed: 16.15 ft at 12:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.13 ft at 12:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.1 ft at 1:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.09 ft at 1:10AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.07 ft at 1:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.04 ft at 2:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 16.01 ft at 2:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.99 ft at 2:55AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.99 ft at 3:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.96 ft at 3:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.93 ft at 4:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.9 ft at 4:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.88 ft at 4:50AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.88 ft at 5:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.85 ft at 5:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.82 ft at 6:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.79 ft at 6:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.76 ft at 7:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.74 ft at 7:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.71 ft at 8:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.68 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.68 ft at 8:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.66 ft at 9:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.63 ft at 9:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.6 ft at 10:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.58 ft at 10:20AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.57 ft at 10:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.54 ft at 11:05AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.52 ft at 11:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.49 ft at 12:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.48 ft at 12:10PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.46 ft at 12:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.44 ft at 1:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.38 ft at 1:55PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.39 ft at 2:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.31 ft at 3:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.28 ft at 4:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.26 ft at 4:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.23 ft at 5:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.21 ft at 5:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.18 ft at 6:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.17 ft at 6:10PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.16 ft at 6:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.13 ft at 7:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.11 ft at 7:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.08 ft at 8:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.07 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.06 ft at 8:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.04 ft at 9:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 15.01 ft at 9:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 14.99 ft at 10:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 14.97 ft at 10:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 14.95 ft at 11:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 14.93 ft at 11:35PM May 23, 2022Observed: 14.91 ft at 12:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.88 ft at 12:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.87 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.86 ft at 1:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.84 ft at 1:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.82 ft at 2:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.8 ft at 2:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.78 ft at 3:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:10AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.74 ft at 4:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.72 ft at 4:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.7 ft at 5:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.68 ft at 5:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.66 ft at 6:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.64 ft at 6:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.62 ft at 7:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.6 ft at 7:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.58 ft at 8:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.57 ft at 8:25AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.57 ft at 8:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.55 ft at 9:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.53 ft at 9:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.51 ft at 10:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.5 ft at 10:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.48 ft at 11:05AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.45 ft at 11:10AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.47 ft at 11:35AM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.46 ft at 12:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.46 ft at 12:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.45 ft at 1:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.44 ft at 1:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.43 ft at 2:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.41 ft at 2:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.4 ft at 3:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.38 ft at 3:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.36 ft at 4:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.35 ft at 4:50PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.34 ft at 5:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.33 ft at 5:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.32 ft at 6:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.31 ft at 6:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.31 ft at 7:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.3 ft at 7:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.29 ft at 8:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.28 ft at 8:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.26 ft at 9:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.25 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.25 ft at 10:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.24 ft at 10:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.22 ft at 11:05PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.21 ft at 11:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 14.2 ft at 12:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.19 ft at 12:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.16 ft at 1:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.15 ft at 2:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.15 ft at 2:10AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.14 ft at 2:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.12 ft at 3:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.11 ft at 3:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.1 ft at 4:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.08 ft at 4:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.07 ft at 5:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.04 ft at 5:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.06 ft at 6:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.08 ft at 7:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.09 ft at 8:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.06 ft at 10:05AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.06 ft at 10:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 14.06 ft at 11:05AM May 25, 2022Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCSSL1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (11:25AM May 25, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 14.06 ft at 11:05 AM CDT 25-May-2022. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Bess Branch at Alligator Park. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Latitude: 30.362100° N, Longitude: 93.722100° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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