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ALERT: December 5th update on the status of the nationwide data transmission error preventing stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. As of 11/08/2018, The USGS has restored all impacted operational stream gauges to transmitting status. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. The outage map will be updated each Thursday. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.



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Pine Island Bayou at Highway 326 Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 19.46 ft at 8:21PM Dec 04, 2018Observed: 19.44 ft at 2:21AM Dec 05, 2018Observed: 19.41 ft at 8:21AM Dec 05, 2018Observed: 19.49 ft at 2:21PM Dec 05, 2018Observed: 19.36 ft at 8:21PM Dec 05, 2018Observed: 19.34 ft at 2:21AM Dec 06, 2018Observed: 19.34 ft at 8:21AM Dec 06, 2018Observed: 19.36 ft at 2:21PM Dec 06, 2018Observed: 19.34 ft at 8:21PM Dec 06, 2018Observed: 19.31 ft at 2:21AM Dec 07, 2018Observed: 19.29 ft at 8:21AM Dec 07, 2018Observed: 19.34 ft at 2:21PM Dec 07, 2018Observed: 19.46 ft at 8:21PM Dec 07, 2018Observed: 30.48 ft at 2:21PM Dec 08, 2018Observed: 31.1 ft at 8:21PM Dec 08, 2018Observed: 31.6 ft at 2:21AM Dec 09, 2018Observed: 32 ft at 8:21AM Dec 09, 2018Observed: 32.3 ft at 2:21PM Dec 09, 2018Observed: 32.55 ft at 8:21PM Dec 09, 2018Observed: 32.67 ft at 2:21AM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 32.77 ft at 8:21AM Dec 10, 2018Highest Observation: 32.92 ft at 2:21PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 32.87 ft at 8:21PM Dec 10, 2018Observed: 32.87 ft at 2:21AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 32.85 ft at 8:21AM Dec 11, 2018Observed: 32.87 ft at 2:21PM Dec 11, 2018Jefferson County DD6JZBT2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:23PM Dec 11, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 32.87 ft at 2:21 PM CST 11-Dec-2018. Flood Stage is 35 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Pine Island Bayou at Highway 326. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 37
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 37.49 ft on 06/11/2001
(2) 37.48 ft on 10/22/2006
(3) 37.28 ft on 06/05/2016
(4) 36.94 ft on 10/31/2002
(5) 35.44 ft on 06/28/2004
(6) 35.35 ft on 11/21/2003
(7) 33.78 ft on 11/15/2008
(8) 33.68 ft on 07/08/2007
(9) 33.22 ft on 07/16/2012
(10) 33.08 ft on 04/25/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 37.28 ft on 06/05/2016
(2) 29.93 ft on 12/22/2014
(3) 32.77 ft on 11/04/2013
(4) 33.22 ft on 07/16/2012
(5) 24.22 ft on 01/27/2011
(6) 32.58 ft on 02/07/2010
(7) 33.08 ft on 04/25/2009
(8) 33.78 ft on 11/15/2008
(9) 33.68 ft on 07/08/2007
(10) 37.48 ft on 10/22/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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37 Highway 326 subject to closure south of Sour Lake. Water covers portions of the grounds of the West Hardin-Jefferson High School.
36 State Highway 326 begins to have water covering it between 36 and 36.5 feet.
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Latitude: 30.098611° N, Longitude: 94.404722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 35 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 35 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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