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Calcasieu River at White Oak Park Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 7.76 ft at 10:46PM May 13, 2019Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.56 ft at 4:04AM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.46 ft at 6:40AM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.36 ft at 9:34AM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 10:46AM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.21 ft at 1:05PM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.11 ft at 3:13PM May 14, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 10:05PM May 14, 2019Observed: 6.7 ft at 12:52AM May 15, 2019Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2019Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:38PM May 15, 2019Observed: 6.04 ft at 6:05PM May 15, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:28PM May 15, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:46PM May 15, 2019Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:20AM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:48AM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:02AM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:46AM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:21PM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.22 ft at 3:21PM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:12PM May 16, 2019Observed: 5.02 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2019Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:46PM May 16, 2019Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:51AM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.76 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:13AM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:39AM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:46AM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:01PM May 17, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:04PM May 17, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:51AM May 18, 2019Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:51AM May 18, 2019Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:07PM May 18, 2019Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:46PM May 18, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:25AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:23AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:58AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:51AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:28AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:29AM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:17PM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 1:08PM May 19, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:14PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:12PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:28PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:56PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:07PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:47PM May 19, 2019Observed: 4.67 ft at 10:47AM May 20, 2019Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:47PM May 20, 2019Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:47AM May 21, 2019Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:41PM May 21, 2019Observed: 4.77 ft at 10:47PM May 21, 2019Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:42AM May 22, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:06AM May 22, 2019Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:47AM May 22, 2019Calcasieu ParishCWOL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:53AM May 23, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.48 ft at 10:47 AM CDT 22-May-2019. Flood Stage is 2 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Calcasieu River at White Oak 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: 4
Flood Stage: 2
Action Stage: 1.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 9.61 ft on 09/02/2017
(2) 8.05 ft on 03/17/2016
(3) 5.86 ft on 01/07/2019
(4) 5.36 ft on 11/09/2015
(5) 5.35 ft on 04/03/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.86 ft on 01/07/2019
(2) 5.35 ft on 04/03/2018
(3) 9.61 ft on 09/02/2017
(4) 8.05 ft on 03/17/2016
(5) 5.36 ft on 11/09/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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Latitude: 30.296944° N, Longitude: 93.117778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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