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Atchafalaya River at Morgan City Stage (ft)Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:45AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:15PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:45PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 9:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:15AM Jul 29, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:15AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:45AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 12:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:30PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:00PM Jul 29, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:15PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:30PM Jul 29, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 11:45PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00AM Jul 30, 2021Highest Observation: 3.66 ft at 12:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.64 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.62 ft at 1:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.47 ft at 11:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 31, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Jul 31, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 01, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2021Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 03, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 03, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 04, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2021Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 05, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 05, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Aug 06, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 06, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 06, 2021Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 06, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 07, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 07, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 07, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 07, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 08, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 08, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 08, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 08, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 09, 2021Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 09, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Aug 09, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 09, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 10, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 10, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Aug 10, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 10, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 11, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 11, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Aug 11, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 11, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 12, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 12, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Aug 12, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 12, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 13, 2021Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 13, 2021MCGL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:09AM Jul 31, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 10:12AM Jul 30)Latest observed value: 3.57 ft at 3:15 AM CDT 31-Jul-2021. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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 Atchafalaya River at Morgan City are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 4
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 10.53 ft on 05/28/1973
(2) 10.35 ft on 05/29/2011
(3) 10.06 ft on 07/13/2019
(4) 8.46 ft on 06/27/1957
(5) 8.29 ft on 03/15/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.93 ft on 04/13/2020 (P)
(2) 10.06 ft on 07/13/2019
(3) 8.29 ft on 03/15/2019
(4) 7.12 ft on 03/30/2018
(5) 7.18 ft on 06/03/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -5.40 ft on 08/25/1926
(2) -2.70 ft on 12/21/1924
(3) -2.32 ft on 10/18/1948
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20 There is a catastrophic flood threat. Evacuation of the cities of Berwick and Morgan City is strongly recommended. Flood walls protect the cities to an elevation of 21 feet.
12 There is a major flood threat. Back water flooding of Bayou Bouef will cause damage east of Morgan City to the community of Amelia. Structures on the river side of protection walls in Morgan City and Berwick will be under water. River traffic restrictions will be strictly enforced.
9 Structures on the river side of protection walls in Morgan City and Berwick will be under water. River traffic restrictions will be strictly enforced.
7 Buildings at the foot of Ann Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and Stephensville.
6 Flood stage. The city dock will be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
5 Floodwall gates will be closed to protect against higher stages. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
4 Action stage. Water will move up the bank and across access roads below the city dock. Floodwall gates should be closed by the 5 foot stage to protect against higher stages. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Latitude: 29.696389° N, Longitude: 91.210833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -1.12 ft 4.88 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 6 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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