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Sabine River at Logansport Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLPTL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:35AM Sep 25, 2018)Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Sabine River at Logansport are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 27
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 44.07 ft on 04/08/1945
(2) 39.41 ft on 05/07/1957
(3) 39.40 ft on 05/01/1984
(4) 38.46 ft on 05/06/1966
(5) 37.82 ft on 05/10/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.86 ft on 05/04/2016
(2) 35.06 ft on 03/13/2016
(3) 32.24 ft on 01/10/2016
(4) 29.32 ft on 05/19/2015
(5) 29.30 ft on 03/15/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 16.85 ft on 11/09/1987

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35 The Logansport municipal water plant will be in danger of flooding. Several dozens of homes will be flooded as well from Joaqun, Texas through the Logansport area. Preparations for major flooding should be rushed to completion.
33 Several homes face flooding in the Garrets Park community in Logansport. Also Sand Island and Caraway Island on the Texas side of the river will take place. Several thousand acres of land will be flooded as well.
32 Severe flooding problems from Joaquin, texas to Logansport, Louisiana with numerous access roads and secondary roadways flooded. The city of Logansport must take precautions to ensure the safety of its water plant at this stage.
30 Flooding will continue to slowly decrease and end during the next several days.
30 Flooding will continue to slowly decrease and end during the next several days.
28 Expect lowland flooding problems of the heavily wooded floodplain to continue for several days.
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Latitude: 31.972222° N, Longitude: 94.006111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 147.31 175.31 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 Not Available Not Available  

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