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Tickfaw River near Killian Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 2.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2020Forecast: 6.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 6.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 7.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 7.4 ft 12:00PM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 7.5 ft 6:00PM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 7.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 7.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 7.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 6.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 6.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 02, 2020Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 02, 2020Forecast: 5.3 ft 12:00PM Dec 02, 2020Forecast: 4.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 02, 2020Forecast: 4.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 03, 2020Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 03, 2020Forecast: 3.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 03, 2020Forecast: 3.6 ft 6:00PM Dec 03, 2020Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 04, 2020Forecast: 3.3 ft 6:00AM Dec 04, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKENL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:08PM Nov 29, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 7:23AM Nov 29)Latest observed value: 2.17 ft at 7:00 AM CST 25-Nov-2020. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Tickfaw River near Killian. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 6.90 ft on 09/13/2008
(2) 6.46 ft on 10/29/1985
(3) 6.19 ft on 04/09/1983
(4) 6.00 ft on 09/05/2011
(5) 6.00 ft on 09/04/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.60 ft on 01/11/2013
(2) 5.90 ft on 09/04/2012
(3) 6.00 ft on 09/05/2011
(4) 6.00 ft on 09/04/2011
(5) 4.10 ft on 07/07/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.43 ft on 12/19/1954
(2) -0.34 ft on 02/16/1991
(3) -0.31 ft on 04/17/1984
(4) -0.13 ft on 01/27/1988
(5) 0.04 ft on 01/27/1986
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6.5 Numerous homes will be flooded. Fishing camps will be isolated. Access roads and boat ramps along the river will be under water. Bayous feeding into the river from Springfield to Lake Maurepas will back up with water over most roads south of Louisiana Highway 42.
6 Fishing camps will be isolated. Access roads and boat ramps along the river will be under water. Bayous feeding into the river from Springfield to Lake Maurepas will back up with water over most roads south of Louisiana Highway 42.
5 There will be water over the roads in many places along Louisiana Highway 22 from Warsaw Landing to Killian. The roads will be closed in some sections and water will begin to enter homes.
4 Water will cover low places along Louisiana Highway 22 and rise on camp grounds along the east bank.
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Latitude: 30.372778° N, Longitude: 90.550556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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