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Pine Island Bayou near Bevil Oaks Stage (ft)Jefferson County DD6JYMT2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (12:24AM May 10, 2021)Flood Stage is 47 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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 are not available for the Pine Island Bayou near Bevil Oaks. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.70 ft on 08/31/2017
(2) 31.70 ft on 10/20/1994
(3) 28.50 ft on 04/22/1979
(4) 26.61 ft on 11/04/2015
(5) 26.36 ft on 06/06/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.70 ft on 08/31/2017
(2) 26.36 ft on 06/06/2016
(3) 26.61 ft on 11/04/2015
(4) 22.45 ft on 06/20/2015
(5) 21.98 ft on 05/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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24 Lowest homes near the river begin to flood.
22 Water begins to cover the lowest portions of River Bend Road
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Latitude: 30.135278° N, Longitude: 94.278889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 22 ft 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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