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Bess Branch at Alligator Park Stage (ft)Observed: 12.16 ft at 12:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.14 ft at 2:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.12 ft at 4:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.1 ft at 6:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.07 ft at 7:39AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.09 ft at 8:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.08 ft at 10:30AM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.08 ft at 2:30PM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.09 ft at 4:30PM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.12 ft at 6:30PM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.17 ft at 9:36PM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.2 ft at 10:30PM Feb 11, 2020Observed: 12.25 ft at 12:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.31 ft at 2:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.38 ft at 4:18AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.38 ft at 4:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.45 ft at 6:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:00AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.53 ft at 8:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.58 ft at 9:42AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.6 ft at 10:30AM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.66 ft at 12:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:00PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.83 ft at 4:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.88 ft at 5:42PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.92 ft at 6:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 12.99 ft at 7:33PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 13.03 ft at 8:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 13.09 ft at 9:42PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 13.12 ft at 10:30PM Feb 12, 2020Observed: 13.19 ft at 12:00AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.18 ft at 12:30AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.29 ft at 2:18AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.3 ft at 2:30AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.38 ft at 4:30AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.4 ft at 4:36AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.47 ft at 6:30AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.5 ft at 7:42AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.6 ft at 10:12AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30AM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.68 ft at 12:30PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:54PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.74 ft at 2:30PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.82 ft at 4:18PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.81 ft at 4:30PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:30PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.92 ft at 7:45PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 13.94 ft at 8:30PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 14.02 ft at 11:51PM Feb 13, 2020Observed: 14.04 ft at 12:30AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.08 ft at 2:30AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.12 ft at 4:24AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.13 ft at 4:30AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.17 ft at 6:30AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.23 ft at 9:15AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.23 ft at 10:30AM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.3 ft at 12:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.36 ft at 2:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.42 ft at 4:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.43 ft at 4:54PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.48 ft at 6:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.53 ft at 8:15PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.54 ft at 8:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.6 ft at 10:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.63 ft at 11:30PM Feb 14, 2020Observed: 14.66 ft at 12:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.73 ft at 2:57AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.82 ft at 6:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.83 ft at 6:51AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.87 ft at 8:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.92 ft at 10:30AM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 14.94 ft at 12:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 15 ft at 2:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 15.04 ft at 4:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 15.07 ft at 6:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 15.09 ft at 8:30PM Feb 15, 2020Observed: 15.11 ft at 10:30PM Feb 15, 2020Highest Observation: 15.13 ft at 12:30AM Feb 16, 2020Highest Observation: 15.13 ft at 2:30AM Feb 16, 2020Highest Observation: 15.13 ft at 4:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 15.12 ft at 6:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 15.08 ft at 10:30AM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 15.05 ft at 12:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 15.02 ft at 2:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.98 ft at 4:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.93 ft at 6:24PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.93 ft at 6:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.88 ft at 8:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.83 ft at 10:09PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.83 ft at 10:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.73 ft at 1:24AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.7 ft at 2:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.63 ft at 4:21AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.63 ft at 4:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.55 ft at 6:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.53 ft at 7:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.43 ft at 9:36AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.39 ft at 10:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.33 ft at 12:03PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.31 ft at 12:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.22 ft at 2:24PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.23 ft at 2:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.14 ft at 4:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.11 ft at 4:42PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 14.04 ft at 6:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 13.98 ft at 8:30PM Feb 17, 2020Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCSSL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (10:38PM Feb 17, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.98 ft at 8:30 PM CST 17-Feb-2020. Flood Stage is 19 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: 19
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 19 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available 19 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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