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Calcasieu River at White Oak Park Stage (ft)Observed: 1.41 ft at 2:30PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:57PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:30PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:03PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.78 ft at 8:30PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Feb 24, 2021Highest Observation: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.69 ft at 8:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:39AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:18AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:30AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:39AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.41 ft at 12:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:54PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 2:12PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 3:48PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:48PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.39 ft at 7:12PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 8:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.5 ft at 8:33PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:21PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:30PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 11:39AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:57PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 2:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 3:03PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 4:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:33PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 6:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:15PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 7:54PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.43 ft at 8:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 9:03PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:30PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:42PM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 12:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.56 ft at 2:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 6:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 8:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.5 ft at 10:30AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 10:36AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 11:57AM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.36 ft at 12:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:36PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 2:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 2:54PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 4:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 7:15PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.38 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.38 ft at 8:33PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 9:27PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:42PM Feb 27, 2021Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.64 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:36AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.41 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:51PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 3:39PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 6:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.29 ft at 11:03PM Feb 28, 2021Observed: 1.34 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.09 ft at 5:03AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 10:12AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.31 ft at 11:48AM Mar 01, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2021Forecast: 0.9 ft 6:00PM Mar 01, 2021Forecast: 1.6 ft 12:00AM Mar 02, 2021Forecast: 0.9 ft 6:00AM Mar 02, 2021Forecast: 1.6 ft 12:00PM Mar 02, 2021Forecast: 1.1 ft 6:00PM Mar 02, 2021Forecast: 1.5 ft 12:00AM Mar 03, 2021Forecast: 1 ft 6:00AM Mar 03, 2021Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 12:00PM Mar 03, 2021Forecast: 1.4 ft 6:00PM Mar 03, 2021Forecast: 1.6 ft 12:00AM Mar 04, 2021Forecast: 1.1 ft 6:00AM Mar 04, 2021Forecast: 1.6 ft 12:00PM Mar 04, 2021Forecast: 1.4 ft 6:00PM Mar 04, 2021Forecast: 1.5 ft 12:00AM Mar 05, 2021Forecast: 1.3 ft 6:00AM Mar 05, 2021Forecast: 0.9 ft 12:00PM Mar 05, 2021Forecast: 1.4 ft 6:00PM Mar 05, 2021Forecast: 1 ft 12:00AM Mar 06, 2021Forecast: 0.9 ft 6:00AM Mar 06, 2021Calcasieu ParishCWOL1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:39PM Mar 1, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 8:11AM Mar 1)Latest observed value: 1.32 ft at 12:30 PM CST 1-Mar-2021. Flood Stage is 2 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: Forecasts for the Calcasieu River at White Oak Park are issued routinely year-round.

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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) 14.00 ft on 05/21/1953
(2) 11.80 ft on 07/02/1989
(3) 10.40 ft on 08/10/1940
(4) 9.61 ft on 09/02/2017
(5) 9.41 ft on 10/14/2020 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.41 ft on 10/14/2020 (P)
(2) 7.17 ft on 07/18/2019
(3) 5.86 ft on 01/07/2019
(4) 5.35 ft on 04/03/2018
(5) 9.61 ft on 09/02/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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14 The river is at its flood of record. Widespread catastrophic flooding will occur.
11.8 Water levels are near those reached during Tropical Storm Allison in 1989. This is the second highest stage on record. Many Road and homes are inundated.
9.4 Water levels are near those reached in november 2002, which is the fourth highest crest on record. Numerous roads, homes and camps near the river are flooded.
9.1 Major flooding can be expected. Water levels are near those reached during the storm surge of Hurricane Ike in 2008. Numerous roads, homes and camps near the river are flooded.
8 Water completely covers Goos Ferry Road all the way to the River Road entrance. Flood water enters lower levels of some elevated homes on Goos Ferry Road. Flooding of White Oak Park occurs.
6 Extensive flooding with water in several homes and camps.
5 Lower end of Pickrel Lane near the river begins to flood. Goos Ferry Road is impassable. Closure of the Calcasieu River to recreational boat traffic is likely from the Saltwater Barrier to the parish line.
4 Goos Ferry Road becomes impassable. Calcasieu River from the Saltwater Barrier to the parish line may be closed to recreational boat traffic.
3 Water over lowest portions of Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.
2 Minor flooding of Goos Ferry Road will occur.
1.5 Ponding of water on low spots along Goos Ferry Road will occur.
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Latitude: 30.296944° N, Longitude: 93.117778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available 2 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
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
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