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Bess Branch at Alligator Park Stage (ft)Observed: 20.82 ft at 9:30AM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 20.86 ft at 11:00AM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 20.87 ft at 11:30AM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 20.92 ft at 1:30PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 20.96 ft at 2:45PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 20.98 ft at 3:30PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 21.03 ft at 5:30PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 21.06 ft at 6:27PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 21.09 ft at 7:30PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 21.16 ft at 10:06PM Mar 24, 2020Observed: 21.25 ft at 1:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.26 ft at 2:00AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.3 ft at 3:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.35 ft at 5:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.36 ft at 5:54AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.4 ft at 7:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.45 ft at 9:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.47 ft at 10:09AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.49 ft at 11:30AM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.52 ft at 1:30PM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.55 ft at 3:30PM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.58 ft at 5:30PM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.6 ft at 7:30PM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.64 ft at 11:30PM Mar 25, 2020Observed: 21.65 ft at 1:30AM Mar 26, 2020Highest Observation: 21.67 ft at 4:33AM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.66 ft at 5:30AM Mar 26, 2020Highest Observation: 21.67 ft at 7:30AM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.65 ft at 11:30AM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.65 ft at 1:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.64 ft at 3:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.63 ft at 5:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.61 ft at 7:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.6 ft at 9:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.57 ft at 11:30PM Mar 26, 2020Observed: 21.57 ft at 12:15AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.54 ft at 3:30AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.52 ft at 5:30AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.49 ft at 7:30AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.47 ft at 8:57AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.46 ft at 9:30AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.44 ft at 11:30AM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.4 ft at 1:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.37 ft at 3:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.34 ft at 5:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.31 ft at 7:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.27 ft at 9:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.27 ft at 10:03PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.24 ft at 11:30PM Mar 27, 2020Observed: 21.22 ft at 1:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.18 ft at 3:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.15 ft at 5:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.11 ft at 7:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.08 ft at 9:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.06 ft at 10:27AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.04 ft at 11:30AM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 21.01 ft at 1:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.98 ft at 3:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:00PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.94 ft at 5:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.91 ft at 7:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.88 ft at 9:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.86 ft at 10:45PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.85 ft at 11:30PM Mar 28, 2020Observed: 20.82 ft at 1:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.79 ft at 3:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.76 ft at 5:18AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.76 ft at 5:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.73 ft at 7:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.69 ft at 9:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.66 ft at 11:30AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.65 ft at 11:45AM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.63 ft at 1:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.61 ft at 3:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.58 ft at 5:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.55 ft at 7:15PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.55 ft at 7:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.53 ft at 9:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.5 ft at 11:30PM Mar 29, 2020Observed: 20.48 ft at 1:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.46 ft at 3:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.45 ft at 4:12AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.44 ft at 5:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.41 ft at 7:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.38 ft at 9:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.36 ft at 11:30AM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.35 ft at 12:36PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.34 ft at 1:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.32 ft at 3:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.3 ft at 5:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.28 ft at 7:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.27 ft at 9:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.25 ft at 11:30PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.25 ft at 11:42PM Mar 30, 2020Observed: 20.23 ft at 1:30AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 20.21 ft at 5:30AM Mar 31, 2020Observed: 20.19 ft at 7:30AM Mar 31, 2020Calcasieu Parish Police JuryCSSL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:08AM Mar 31, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 20.19 ft at 7:30 AM CDT 31-Mar-2020. 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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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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