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Pine Island Bayou at Highway 326 Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 20.28 ft at 3:25AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 20.21 ft at 9:25AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 20.23 ft at 3:25PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 20.11 ft at 9:25PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 20.08 ft at 3:25AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 20.08 ft at 9:25AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 19.98 ft at 9:25PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 19.96 ft at 3:25AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 19.94 ft at 9:25AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 19.96 ft at 3:25PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 19.94 ft at 9:26PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 19.89 ft at 3:26AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 19.81 ft at 9:26AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 19.71 ft at 9:26PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 19.71 ft at 3:26AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 21.46 ft at 9:26AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 21.73 ft at 3:26PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 21.56 ft at 9:26PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 21.21 ft at 3:26AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 20.93 ft at 9:26AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 20.98 ft at 3:26PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 21.33 ft at 9:26PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 21.78 ft at 9:26AM Oct 18, 2019Highest Observation: 21.8 ft at 3:26PM Oct 18, 2019Observed: 21.61 ft at 9:26PM Oct 18, 2019Jefferson County DD6JZBT2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:08PM Oct 18, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 21.61 ft at 9:26 PM CDT 18-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 35 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 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.

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Currently none available.
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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
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(gauge height = 0)
(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
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