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Pearl River near Bogalusa Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 10.78 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.75 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.73 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.7 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.68 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.66 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.65 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.63 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.61 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.58 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.56 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.53 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.51 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.48 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.47 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.45 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.44 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.43 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.42 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.41 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.39 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.38 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.38 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.36 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.35 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.35 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.35 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.34 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.33 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.31 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.29 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.3 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.29 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.28 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.26 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.28 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.27 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.27 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.29 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.27 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.26 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.27 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.25 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.25 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.24 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.32 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.31 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.29 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.29 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.27 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.26 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.25 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.24 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.23 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.23 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.22 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.19 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.18 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 10.17 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.16 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.15 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.12 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.11 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.1 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.1 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.09 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.07 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.05 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.03 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.03 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 10.01 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.99 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.97 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.97 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.93 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.93 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.92 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.89 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.88 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.84 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.84 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.83 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.81 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.79 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.77 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.76 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.76 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.75 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.73 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.73 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.71 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.68 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.68 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.68 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.67 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.67 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.67 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.66 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.65 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.65 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 9.64 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.64 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.63 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.62 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.62 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.61 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.58 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 5:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.58 ft at 5:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 6:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 6:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.54 ft at 7:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.54 ft at 7:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.53 ft at 8:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.52 ft at 8:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.51 ft at 9:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.49 ft at 9:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 10:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.41 ft at 2:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.4 ft at 2:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.37 ft at 3:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.35 ft at 4:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 4:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 5:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 6:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.32 ft at 6:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.31 ft at 7:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.31 ft at 7:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 8:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 8:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 9:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 9:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 10:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 10:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 11:00PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 11:30PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 12:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 1:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 1:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 2:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 2:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 3:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 3:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 4:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 4:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 5:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 5:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 6:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 6:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 7:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 7:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.19 ft at 8:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 8:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 9:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.17 ft at 9:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.15 ft at 10:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.15 ft at 10:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.19 ft at 11:00AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 11:30AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.19 ft at 12:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.19 ft at 12:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 1:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 1:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 2:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 2:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 3:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 3:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 4:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 4:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 5:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 5:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 6:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 6:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 7:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 7:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.32 ft at 8:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 8:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.35 ft at 9:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.37 ft at 9:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 10:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.39 ft at 10:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.4 ft at 11:00PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.42 ft at 11:30PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 12:00AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 9.44 ft at 12:30AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 1:00AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 1:30AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 9.49 ft at 2:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 9.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 06, 2020Highest Forecast: 9.8 ft 1:00AM Aug 07, 2020Highest Forecast: 9.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 07, 2020Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 07, 2020Forecast: 9.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 07, 2020Forecast: 9.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 08, 2020Forecast: 9.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 08, 2020Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM Aug 08, 2020Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00PM Aug 08, 2020Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 09, 2020Forecast: 8.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 09, 2020Forecast: 8.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 09, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 09, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 10, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 10, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 10, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 10, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 11, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 11, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 11, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 11, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 12, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 12, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 12, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 12, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 13, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 13, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 13, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 13, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 14, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 14, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 14, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00PM Aug 14, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 15, 2020Forecast: 8.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 15, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBXAL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:08AM Aug 6, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 8:24AM Aug 5)Latest observed value: 9.49 ft at 2:00 AM CDT 6-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Pearl River near Bogalusa are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.23 ft on 04/24/1979
(2) 22.78 ft on 04/08/1983
(3) 22.75 ft on 03/13/2016
(4) 22.42 ft on 03/31/1980
(5) 22.17 ft on 05/11/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.08 ft on 04/22/2019
(2) 21.23 ft on 12/30/2018
(3) 18.40 ft on 06/07/2017
(4) 15.30 ft on 08/16/2016
(5) 22.75 ft on 03/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.80 ft on 10/31/1963
(2) 5.11 ft on 09/27/1963
(3) 5.36 ft on 09/15/1954
(4) 5.50 ft on 10/29/1943
(5) 5.63 ft on 09/19/1972
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23.23 Flood of Record occurred on April 24, 1979. Sections of LA Highways 10 and 21 will be inundated. Water will back up along Coburn Creek and Bogalusa Creek.
23 Flood of Record occurred on April 24, 1979. Property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will flood. Bogalusa Creek will back up threatening the Sewage Treatment Plant. Homes south of Bogalusa Creek and east of Highway 21 will flood. The city water treatment plant and property near City Hall will be threatened by flooding.
22 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads. At 21 feet, property east of Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will begin to flood. Bogalusa Creek will back up threatening the Sewage Treatment Plant. Homes south of Bogalusa Creek and east of Highway 21 will flood.
21 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads. At 21 feet, property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will begin to flood.
20 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
18.5 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
17 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded.
16 Woodlands along the river and wildlife management property will be flooded
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Latitude: 30.793056° N, Longitude: 89.820833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 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 54.64 Not Available 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 55 ft 73 ft  

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